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Hot Clicks: Woman's Old Navy selfie fighting fat-shamers goes viral

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Woman's selfie in Old Navy tank top goes viral as she fights fat-shamers. Woman's selfie in Old Navy tank top goes viral as she fights fat-shamers.
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Rachel Taylor was at an Old Navy in Louisiana when she heard a mother and daughter commenting about how "huge" the women's plus size tanks tops were. As a plus sized woman, Taylor was so hurt by the comments she excused herself to her car while she cried. She later came back in the store and decided to try the tank top on. She found that she looked incredible in it and decided to take a selfie wearing the tank top.

Taylor originally posted the photo to her Facebook page explaining what happened:

"Old Navy, thank you for having adorable clothes for all shapes & sizes. I'd like to tell you the story behind this tank top and why I'll be rocking it tomorrow for July 4th.

Today I was shopping in Old Navy, standing in between a teenage girl and her mom. The girl picked up a plus-size tank top, showed it to her mom and said, "Look! Me and So-and-so can fit in this tank top!" Her mom laughed and said, "Yeah, you could! That thing is huge!"
I couldn't help it; I started crying. I guess the girl and her mom walked away. I have no idea. My husband walked me out of the store to the car. I sat in the car crying for a long time but eventually went back inside to finish my shopping.
I ended up buying that tank top because, it turns out, I look fierce in it!
Be kind. Think about others before you speak. And if someone hurts you, you have to move on."


Taylor's post was then shared on Old Navy's Facebook page where it has since received over 300,000 likes and over 15,000 shares.

Old Navy also posted a comment to Rachel in the thread of the post they shared saying, "Rachel, you are amazing. We want to celebrate your fierce style by sending you a gift card. Please keep an eye out for a message from us!" That comment has received over 60,000 likes and over 1,900 replies.
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