This Woman Believes Instagram Deleted Her Account Because She Was Too Fat To Post A Selfie In Her Bra

Instagram has since reinstated her account and apologized.

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After Newman's story started making the rounds, Instagram issued a statement about the whole incident, explaining that it was actually a mistake.

"When our team processes reports from other members of the Instagram community, we occasionally make a mistake. In this case, we wrongly removed content and worked to rectify the error as soon as we were notified. We apologize for any inconvenience."

On her Twitter, she's been dealing with some of the fallout from her fight against Instagram. Mostly, she's been excited that people are talking about body positivity.

All of these kids from my school Tweeting about me. Keep on keepin' on, babes! But take a look at where you are and then at where I am!

Samm Newman@snicolen58

All of these kids from my school Tweeting about me. Keep on keepin' on, babes! But take a look at where you are and then at where I am! 💋

7:21 AM - 16 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

While also reminding some of the trolls that her weight and her body are no one else's business.

Pretty sure my health is between me and my doctor. SWERVE DR. GOOGLE

Samm Newman@snicolen58

Pretty sure my health is between me and my doctor. SWERVE DR. GOOGLE 😘😘

7:23 AM - 16 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

"I’m going to make a difference in the world, regardless of whether Instagram cooperates or not," she told reporters. "Fat is not a bad word."

And then, she KEPT loving her body & pushing forward while they sat on Twitter proving what kind of people they are.. Happily ever after!

Samm Newman@snicolen58

And then, she KEPT loving her body & pushing forward while they sat on Twitter proving what kind of people they are.. Happily ever after! 🙋

7:24 AM - 16 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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