When you’re a 32-year-old woman who has always battled with weight gain, you’re thankful for an urban culture that welcomes and celebrates thickness. And in a gesture of gratitude, The Real Chela’s Way keeps giving in an exclusive XXL Interview.
“I always went through weight loss and weight gain growing up,” she says. “I come from generations of thick women.”
In a real world, people come in so many shades of color, shapes, and sizes. And it’s in this world where larger than average women can become larger than life; amassing millions of followers on Instagram.
On a platform designed for mobile photo-sharing and short video clips, Chela Perez (@TheRealChelasWay) not only embraces her thickness, but has found a future in showing off her curves to the world. The Afro-Latina who reigns from The Bronx has amassed over 1.2 million followers on Instagram and has successfully made a name for herself among the Instagram Famous.
“I honestly never thought I’d be getting this kind of attention,” she admits. “I’ve always just went with the flow of things. Wherever life took me. But, I’m looking forward to whatever comes next.” Read more…