• I'm Constantly Compared to Celebrities Simply Because I'm Fat and Black, and It's Not OK

    3 days ago - By PopSugar

    "Oh, wow, Cheyenne! You look just like Lizzo," my classmate exclaimed as she adjusted her glasses. With a wry smile and folded hands, I agreed, knowing my confirmation of her "compliment" would get her out of my face. I wrote it off as an isolated incident and continued about my day. However, I noticed that more and more people were making the comparison, and after a stranger in a Facebook group mentioned that I "favored Lizzo," I knew I had to take a step back and unpack this conundrum. Did I really, in fact, look like her?
    Putting on my investigative cap, I turned to all corners of the...
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