Bebe Rexha says she’s having a hard time finding a designer who wants to make a custom Grammys dress for her size 8 body. The singer who is up for best new artist and best country duo/group performance took to Instagram to call out clothiers that are unwilling to make her an outfit.
“A lot of times artists will go and talk to designers, and they’ll make them custom dresses to walk the red carpet, right?” she explained in the video. “You go to any big designer. I had my team hit out a lot of designers, and a lot of them do not want to dress me because I’m ‘too big.’ Literally, I’m ‘too big.'” “If a size 6/8 is ‘too big’ then I don’t know what to tell you,” the “Meant to Be” artist concluded. Watch the post below.
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Im sorry, I had to get this off my chest. If you don’t like my fashion style or my music that’s one thing. But don’t say you can’t dress someone that isn’t a runway size. Empower women to love their bodies instead of making girls and women feel less then by their size. We are beautiful any size! Small or large! Anddddd My size 8 ass is still going to the Grammys. #LOVEYOURBODY
The Brooklyn native is taking a stand against many designers and companies that refuse to serve those who are “too big,” even when her size is smaller than the U.S. national average of 16. This may be a moment that sparks change in the fashion world with the attention Rexha is bringing to the issue.
Catch the Grammys on Sunday, February 10th, being hosted by none other than Alicia Keys.