Photos Of Ashley Graham’s Fully Nude Photo Shoot

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Known for her "no f*cks given" attitude about her body, plus-size model Ashley Graham went fully nude in her latest photo shoot.

The nude photos were for V Magazine's latest issue, one that surely got people fired up and excited. And along with her revealing photos, Graham spilled it all about her childhood to Blackish star, Tracee Ellis Ross.

Graham told Ross that her mother was the one who inspired her to love her body and to pursue a modeling career if that is what she wanted to do.

When talking about some of her past struggles, Graham said, "I was disgusted with myself and told my mom I was coming home. And she told me, 'No, you’re not... because you told me that this was what you wanted and I know you’re supposed to do this. It doesn’t matter what you think about your body because your body is supposed to change somebody’s life.' To this day that sticks with me because I’m here today and I feel that it’s okay to have cellulite."

Mother Graham should probably win an award or something for her body positivity. She even helped her daughter Ashley view cellulite as normal, once she noticed it popping up on her body.

"I remember my first signs of cellulite, in middle school. I remember telling my mom, 'Isn’t it disgusting? It’s so ugly.' She pulled her pants down and said, 'Look, I have it, too.' And I was like, 'Gasp!' She looked at me, then at it, and just rolled her eyes. She didn’t tell me that it’s beautiful or ugly. She just made it a non-issue. It doesn’t define my worth. If women like you and me continue to preach that, then I feel like younger girls are going to grasp it and they’re going to be like, 'Who cares!'"

When Graham was asked about social media, she said that she thought the platforms were empowering, although they sometimes used too many filters.

All photos: V Magazine

"I think there are negative attachments to it as far as the face tuning and flawless face and big round butt and tiny waist. But I honestly think social media has been a really great platform for young adults that haven’t been accepted. If nobody in their small town looks like them or is doing the same things as them, they can find people on the internet."

So, while her brand is already thriving, Ashley hopes to move even further in modeling one day, with her eyes set on even bigger business ideas.

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