Gabourey Sidibe, the highly acclaimed actress of Precious, and rising queen of posted this tweet after walking past her Lane Bryant fall campaign ad in the New York subway.
I'm STILL not over this. Who knows how many subway posters I walked by hoping to one day feel as beautiful as the faces I passed. pic.twitter.com/IMiER9MGoS
— Gabby SidiBae (@GabbySidibe)
"I'm STILL not over this," the actor wrote. "Who knows how many subway posters I walked by hoping to one day feel as beautiful as the faces I passed."
This is an unstoppably beautiful picture and Sidibe's joyful reaction to it is even better.
The next generation of girls now have the opportunity to see themselves represented in the advertising bombarding public spaces. They're able to think, 'One day that could be me' in a way Sidibe never felt able to do.
This is a really good thing.
Check it out.