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51883203 The 22nd Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood held at The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on 10/19/15 The 22nd Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood held at The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on 10/19/15 Amy Schumer FameFlynet, Inc - Beverly Hills, CA, USA - +1 (818) 307-4813Glamour magazine is under some hot water after naming Amy Schumer on the cover of their all-plus-size issue without her consent. Schumer was named next to Adele and Ashley Graham as one of the “women that inspire us.”

The actress shared a photo of the magazine with her fans that stated:

“I think there’s nothing wrong with being plus size. Beautiful healthy women. Plus size is considered size 16 in America. I go between a size 6 and an 8. @GlamourMag put me in their plus size issue without asking or letting me know and it doesn’t feel right to me. Young girls seeing my body type thinking this is plus size? What are your thoughts? Mine are not cool glamour not glamourous.”

She went on to say in another message to her followers that “labels are unnecessary and reserved for women” along with a photo of herself in a bikini.

Soon after, Glamour’s editor-in-chief Cindi Lieve responded to the controversy on Twitter, saying they never intended to say that Schumer was plus-sized and found Schumer to be a great inspiration to their readers.

Fans took to social media as well, with the majority backing Amy Schumer for being wrongfully labeled. Users explained how the beauty standards put out by magazines such as Glamour were completely unrealistic and that “plus-size” shouldn’t be used in fashion. It is potentially harming towards young girls who are just learning how to accept their bodies.

However, some also took sides with Glamour magazine, stating they were proud to see a company celebrate women of all shapes and sizes.

Amy Schumer is not the first to want to ban the word “plus-size” from the industry. Hollywood stars such as Melissa McCarthy and Meghan Trainor have also spoken out against the label. Model Tyra Banks also chooses not to use the word, instead saying “I don’t like the label ‘plus-size’ – I call it ‘fiercely real’.”

Do you think the term “plus-size” can have a negative effect on women? Leave a comment and let us know!

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