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Amy Schumer Slams Magazine For Letting Young Girls Think She's "Plus-Sized"

"Young girls seeing my body type thinking that is plus size? Not cool."

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This is Amy Schumer. As we all know, she's pretty badass.

Instagram: @amyschumer

And a damn good role model for women everywhere.

Instagram: @amyschumer

And on Tuesday she showed this once again when she called out Glamour magazine for labelling her plus-size in a recent special "Chic at Any Size" edition.

Glamour Magazine

It highlighted "plus-sized" stars such as Adele, Melissa McCarthy, and Ashley Graham.

Amy said she doesn't want young girls to look at her and believe her body shape is plus-size when she's actually a US size 6 to 8.

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Next to a picture of her name in the magazine, the actress wrote:

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 only issue without asking or letting me know and it doesn't feel right to me. Young girls seeing my body type thinking that is plus size? What are your thoughts? Mine are not cool glamour not glamourous.

She asked for her fans' thoughts on the matter, and it of course had an immediate reaction online. Particularly those arguing that labels shouldn't be put on bodies in the first place.

I don't think labels are the way to go. Singling women out for their size, and making a point about it is never glamorous @amyschumer

@amyschumer 'plus size' is just another way of splitting us into uniformed groups, putting a label on people's appearance.

.@amyschumer I feel like grouping completely unique and talented women together by size is already lame, but to do it w/o asking is TOTAL BS

@amyschumer Those are all beautiful women, regardless of size. You're also lovely but you're far from plus size. Average? Healthy? Normal?

.@amyschumer Can we just get rid of the words Plus Sized once and for all? I'm not overly PC minded, but come on. Do we have plus sized men?

I think it's about time we did away with the "plus-size" label. Why are women being categorized? @amyschumer

Glamour editor Cindi Leive responded in a series of tweets, saying Schumer was included because she often speaks about "body-positivity."

We love Amy Schumer, & would never want to offend her. To be clear, @glamourmag special edition never called her plus-size...

Her 2015 cover story was included in the edition, aimed at sizes 12 and up, with the coverline “Women who Inspire Us” bc…

…her longtime message of body positivity—& talking back to body haters—IS inspiring. (To me, too!)

To be clear, size 6-8 is not plus. (Even size 12—frequent size of “plus” models—is smaller than average American woman!)...

But women of all sizes can be inspired by one another’s words. So sorry if implication was otherwise, Amy.

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