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I Am Not a Model

Tara George Explains Why Being a Plus is a Plus!

Photography By: Scott Sapp @scott.sapp.photo

I AM NOT A MODEL. Thats what I used to think. I never thought I would be considered one, because I have always been too curvy. I would look at girls on the runway thinking none of them looked anything like me. No one believes your a model unless your super skinny and really pretty. So I just didn’t think I was enough and focused on music and acting.

After years of hard work and hustle, I am finally a SAG-AFTRA actor and have music out on all streaming services. My two singles “Not Alone” and “No More” you can download on iTunes. I will be releasing a new single in August. All of this is amazing but I still have that voice inside me saying, “I am not a model. I am not a model.”


Now, times are changing. Curvy women are being idolized and even walking the runway! Tyra banks came out of retirement and new brands like third love give survey women a platform to step on that runway and feel confident about their bodies. I see these amazing curvy ethnic women posing for Sports Illustrated, Vogue, Elle and more. Women like me are FINALLY getting acknowledgment where being a plus is a plus!

I love taking pictures, so I started working with photographers. Bit by bit I am realizing that I am doing what I always used to do in front of the mirror, but now getting paid for it. I feel like I can actually tell myself that I am a model!

I started shooting anything from beauty, lifestyle, fashion, and more. Thanks to social media and the voices of all the women out there who share the same struggles, I can feel confident about my body. I am steadily growing my following and booking more and more work.


The advice I have with any dream is if you work hard enough you can make that dream a reality. Even if the world doesn't accept you, it is only a matter of time until it does. If we keep using our voices, we can redefine beauty entirely. Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes!

We still have a long way to go. There will always be someone telling you to change things about yourself. There will always be pressure, rejection and times when you feel like nothing is working. Remember this, all of that is part of the journey! Don’t give up!

Tell yourself that there is no better model than being a role model. So in conclusion, I am a model!


#model #theworldoffashion #fashion #tarageorge

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