8 Teen TV Shows That Feature a Plus-Size Actress as a Main Character

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It seems as though every week now, a new controversy is popping up in the media about the lack of representation in film, television, magazines, and even toys — and rightfully so. The absence of diversity is astounding. Women have it particularly hard as they are criticized for so many things, but especially appearance. Whether it be race, a hairstyle or clothing choice, they just can’t seem to catch a break.

Unfortunately, this is particularly true when it comes to body type. There is no one body shape that is the right body shape. Take a look at all of the shows that cast a plus-size actress and the girls that totally rocked their role: