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Ashley Heun was shocked when her 13-year-old daughter came home Tuesday with a letter from Southaven Middle School.

The letter, titled "Why Do Girls Suffer from Body Image?" explained that middle school girls have a negative body image and suffer from emotional issues due to their weight.

The letter read:

"We, the counselors of Southaven Middle School, would like to have an opportunity to offer some healthy literature to your daughter on maintaining a positive body image. We are also providing girls with shapewear, bras and other health products if applicable."

The letter gave parents the option of checking yes or no if they want their daughters to receive counseling and shapewear products.

"I had to read it a few more times, to make sure I was actually reading what I was actually reading," Ashley Heun told USA Today. "I mean, I was shocked, I was absolutely shocked. And honestly, I was angry."

Heun emailed the principal, John Sartain, to share her concerns about offering her daughter SPANX.

"My 13-year-old daughter. Shapewear. If my daughter begged me for shapewear, I would tell her no. I would be concerned about her if she even asked. Now I find out that you are ENCOURAGING her to wear it."

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Sartain called Heun on Wednesday morning to explain that the middle school received a donation of SPANX, bras, and other undergarments.

He said the lingerie distribution program had been canceled after Heun and other parents raised concerns.

Heun reached out to the news media to address her concerns.

"While I know they had good intentions, it was just very ill conceived," Heun said. "And I appreciate the fact that they want to help, because there are girls out there who don't have access to bras or other essential items, for whatever reason."

Heun said the decision to outfit her daughter in SPANX and Spandex should be made by her, not the school.
 

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British influencer Oli London underwent 18 surgeries to look like BTS member Park Ji-min, aka Jimin.

Now London, who is a British-born Caucasian, is identifying as a Korean.

His announcement sparked a massive backlash online, after he shared a video "coming out" as a South Korean. London was very unhappy before "transitioning" as a Korean (watch the video below).

"I know a lot of people don't understand me but I do identify as Korean, and I do look Korean now. I do feel Korean. I don't identify as British, so please don't refer to me... as British..."

London gained notoriety in South Korean media over the years for publicizing his plastic surgery journey.

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London spent over $150,000 on cosmetic surgery to look like Jimin. London also posted a rainbow colored version of the South Korean flag on Twitter.

In an earlier interview, London denied his plastic surgery was cultural misappropriation.

"I'm not actually changing my race," London said in a 2019 interview with Barcroft TV. "I have a deep respect for Korean culture. It's cultural appreciation, not cultural appropriation."

Jimin, 25, is a vocalist and dancer in the South Korean boy band BTS. He shares the same androgynous feminine features as the other members of the band.

Other transracial personalities include Rachel Dolezal and Twitter activist Shaun King.
 


 

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Jameela Jamil wishes her followers would stop pestering her about Kim Kardashian's body image issues.

Jameela urged fans to stop encouraging her to "scream" at Kim Kardashian, and simply unfollow the buxom reality star if they don't like her tiny waist posts.

The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star hit headlines earlier this week when she shared a snap of herself showing off her impossibly tiny waist in a corset.
 

Many fans contacted "The Good Place" actress Jameela, who has gained something of a reputation for speaking out on social media posts with damaging body image content.

Fans begged Jameela to weigh in on the situation, but the 34-year-old actress instead told her followers that they have the power to make their own decisions about posts like Kim's.

"I've received over 1000 DMs asking me to address this," Jameela wrote on Instagram.

"Kim, like many of us, has had decades of body image issues and obsession. This has been HEAVILY perpetuated by how much the media scrutinised [sic] her and her sisters over their appearances. She isn't actively trying to harm you. She’s just so harmed and deluded into thinking this is what SHE needs to look like to be special and beautiful and she's spilling it out onto her following. Is this wrong? YES. But I'm not sure she realizes that she's doing to others what her idols did to her, in making her think a tiny waist is the key to femininity and sex appeal."

Jameela said she's happy that her fans are aware that Kim has serious body image disturbance issues. "...it shows my work is done," Jameela said.

Concluding her post, Jameela stated:

"So there's no point in screaming at her. The smart thing to do is to protect YOURSELF. YOU have the power. YOU control every Market. YOU choose what and who is trendy. Unfollow the people who tell you things that hurt your self esteem. Don't let the debris of their damage spill out onto you. Unfollow people/brands that don't make you feel powerful and happy and grateful for what you have. You're the boss and none of them are s**t without you."

It's not the first time Jameela took aim at Kim and her equally damaged sisters. She previously slammed Kim's younger sibling Khloe for promoting diet supplements on her social media pages.
 

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Fitness Guru Richard Simmons has completely 'transitioned' from a gay man to a confused 'woman' named Fiona, according to the National Enquirer.

Simmons, who vanished from the public eye for over 2 years, reportedly underwent sex change surgery to remove his male genitalia.

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