A plus-sized woman is facing off against the trolls who claim her husband shouldn’t be with her, because she’s larger than him.
Alicia McCarvell from Canada is a body positivity influencer. She shared a TikTok clip that showed her cuddling Scott.
Although the couple have been married for 15 year, the post received a lot of comments from users on social media who said that the relationship didn’t seem right. “add up.”
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The video has been viewed over 24 million times. Some people claim that he married Alicia just for the money.
Some even claimed that the influencer was impossible to have been “fat”Although he had fallen in love with her at first, it wasn’t the first time they have been subject to abuse.
Alicia stated that people called her a “Alien” back in 2021. “sugar mama”For securing the husband of a bodybuilder.
Since then, more hurtful comments have surfaced and Alicia has reacted to the backlash.
She’s now slammed! “society’s trash beauty standards”Together with those who recommend that someone be physically fit “could never be in love with or compatible with a fat woman”.
After receiving the comments, she uploaded a new clip which has had 15m views.
In the clip, she says: “I posted a simple transition video of me and my husband going from towels to dressed up together.
“This is not dissimilar to the actions of all sorts of couples on this app.
“My video went viral, and I know we all know why. It’s because by beauty standards, we don’t make sense.”
She also pointed out that it’s not uncommon for trolls and to spot the couple. “immediately value Scott as more than her”.
Alicia continued: “Since we don’t add up, people try to add things to my side of the equation to make it make sense, saying things like, ‘Oh, she must not have been fat when they met’, or, ‘Oh, she’s got to be rich’.
“They might try to lower his side by saying things such as, “He must also be gay” or “He fetishes women who are fat.”
“We’ve been made to believe that somebody who is physically fit like Scott could never in a million years be in love with or compatible with a fat woman.
“And that’s solely because the world has literally taught us that we have to value our worth [based]Our bodies.”
The influencer admitted that her body made her feel ashamed. “worthy of his love”For “the majority of their relationship.”
She added that “thin”Women regularly contact their husbands via DM to flirt and one has already told them: “You should be with somebody who looks like me.”
Alicia added: “I’m undervaluing myself and she is overvaluing herself. We have both been made to believe that our value lies in our body.”
She said this after discussing the views of her husband: “how well her body fits into society’s beauty standards is not on the top of his list.”
“He values my humour and my commitment and my love and my caring heart,”She added.
“None of these things that he values about me change if my body changes. So when someone slides into his DMs leading with their body first, he’s asking, ‘But what else?’
“Because he knows, just like me, that people’s values are not based on how their bodies conform to society’s trash beauty standards.
“And I get it, if this is the way you think, it’s the way you’ve been taught. However, it is your responsibility to unlearn it.”
Alicia has received a lot of backlash but she also receives encouragement from her followers.
One person said: “I see two stunning people in love with each other and themselves, and I’m living for it.”
An additional: “I am so sorry for the amount of hate you have to deal with. Truly unbelievable.”
Another said: “You must really be unhappy in life to comment on someone else’s relationship. She’s beautiful inside and out.”
Another one: “You’re gorgeous and deserve to be treated like a queen.”