Ms Top of the World Plus Size 2016 is from Singapore. Beauty queen loves her plus-sized body. Ms Fiona Tan beat nine women to be named Ms Top of the World Plus Size 2016 in Latvia in June. She was the only Asian in the pageant. She aims to influence others with image issues through social media. She has been ridiculed by family members over her weight and told as a child that “no one will hire you because you are too fat”. Few of her family and friends would perhaps have imagined that Ms Fiona Tan Si Min would one day be crowned a beauty queen. Ms Tan, now 29, won such a crown in Latvia in June, beating nine others to be named Ms Top of the World Plus Size 2016. The experience of the Singaporean, who was the only Asian in the pageant, has highlighted the struggles faced by plus-sized women in Singapore, who are often viewed negatively and are not well represented in the media.

Beauty queen loves her plus-sized body

Many plus-sized women in Singapore also struggle with body image issues alone, as there are no local support groups for them. Read more about it here: Beauty queen loves her plus-sized body. The media, ads and even our peers and family members bombard young people daily with the message that only thin people have value.