01/28/2014 09:27 am ET Updated Jan 28, 2014

When Did 'Plus Size' Become An Insult?

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Robyn Lawley is one of the most popular plus size models working today -- the only problem is that she hates the term “plus size.” According to the Daily Mail, anyhow.

"People say, 'How is she a plus-size model?' and I'm like, 'Exactly, this is the point, how am I a plus-size model?'"

[...] She also revealed that she would like to see the end of the term 'plus-size' altogether, arguing that as she isn't a plus-size person, she shouldn't be considered one.

"I don't think anyone should be called plus-size," she adds. "I think it's derogatory to anyone - it's a label.

"I'm a model; I don't think I need 'plus-size' in front of it."

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