Actor Morris Chestnut has been eye candy for many women for years in such films as “The Best Man”, “The Brothers” and “Boyz N The Hood”. Despite many of his on-screen co-stars being thin and petite, Morris recently took to his fan site, and expressed his love for plus-size women and how the rest of the world is just starting to catch up. Here’s what he has to say:

 Voluptuous, BBW, full figured, thick, plus size, phat, are several terms society uses to define the body type of a curvy woman. In, previous years, such terms were used to soften the blow, when referring to girl as “overweight”. Today, society has changed the old-school expectations of thin-slim beauty. Due to beautiful women throughout notable industries, remaining confident and gorgeous in their skin, people are starting to notice that the “curvy girl”, is demanding her recognition as, the “It Girl”.

From skin care ads, to music videos, it seems that “thick” is now in! The face of acceptable beauty is quickly transitioning from slim and trim, to big and boss. But society alone can’t take credit for such a drastic perception of what’s now considered sexy. The new epitome of sexy could be blamed on several bold and beautiful women who have branded their images by embracing they’re “curvy girl” physiques.

The late and forever missed, Joanna (Jordan) Borgella, was one of today’s most recognized faces of the curvy girl movement, before recently losing her fight with cancer. The former American Idol contestant, was not only noticed for her soulful voice. But she was also loved for those vivacious bold curves, which she wore very well as a model, singer and later, television personality. After her American Idol exposure, she moved on to become a NuvoTV’s “Curvy Girl”, making the movement official…

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