In body positivity news, one woman has taken it upon herself to start a #SaggyBoobsMatter movement. British blogger Chidera Eggerue started using the hashtag on Twitter to encourage women to love their body and show that boobs come in different shapes and sizes.
— THE SLUMFLOWER (@theslumflower) February 1, 2018
Speaking with BuzzFeed News, Chidera opened up about not being represented and the struggle she went through as a kid. “A lack of representation of saggy-looking boobs when I used to go bra shopping in M&S [as a young teenager] made me realize that something is wrong with the way the world views women’s bodies.”
She went on to explain what triggered her to accept her body the way it is. “It was so bad that at that age I had already decided that I’d get a boob job once I get my first job at 18. I reached 18 and didn’t get a job, let alone a boob job, so I continued self-loathing until I reached 19 and became tired of feeling like a stranger in my own body. I decided I’d had enough and made the choice to stop wearing a bra.”
Now, at 23 years old, she’s comfortable with her body and wants to start a conversation with other women, using herself as an example. Ever since she started the Saggy Boobs Matter movement, women have been tweeting photos, going braless and loving their body.
— xoNecole (@xonecole) February 5, 2018
— g. 🥜 (@gemia_j) January 23, 2018
— Jill Pott (@Just_AJustice) February 4, 2018
Take it from Chidera, ladies, love your body! Saggy boobs and all.
Photo courtesy of Chidera Eggerue’s Instagram account
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