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Aidy Bryant Calls Herself ‘Fat’ — ‘I’m Not Afraid Of Saying That’

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Mar. 13 2019, Published 6:38 p.m. ET

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Aidy Bryant says she’s “fat” and that’s ok! The Saturday Night Live star opened up about her thoughts on body positivity on March 12.

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Aidy, 31, exclusively revealed to Cosmopolitan, “Yeah, I’m fat. I’m not afraid of saying that.”

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She continued, “And there are a lot of euphemistic ways to soften it, like, ‘She’s chunky or curvy.’ But there’s something to be said for just owning it and not letting it destroy me.”

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The SNL star also revealed, “I don’t want to just be a curvy babe,” explaining, “I wanted to create a fat character that you fall in love with and can’t help but root for.”

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The comedian is gearing for a lead role in Shrill which premieres on Hulu on March 15. The show chronicles a plus-size woman, played by Aidy, succeeding in life and love without a forced slimdown.

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What do you think about Aidy reclaiming the term fat? Sound off in the comments below!

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