Yumi Nu followers have jumped to her defence after a psychologist shamed her by calling her “not lovely” regarding the plus-size mannequin’s cowl debut for the Sports activities Illustrated swimsuit version cowl.
Within the cowl photograph launched on Monday 16 Could, 25-year-old Yumi, who can also be a singer, is donning a black swimsuit.
Quickly after the quilt’s launch, a scientific psychologist and best-selling creator named Dr Jordan Peterson criticised Yumi, writing: “Sorry. Not lovely. And no quantity of authoritarian tolerance goes to vary that.”
Peterson’s tweet angered many followers, with some calling him a “mediocre political pundit”.
The Atlantic’s Elizabeth Bruenig wrote: “Most likely the purpose at which you need to theorise the thought of ‘authoritarian tolerance’ is the purpose at which you simply gotta rethink your conceptual body.”
Comic John Fugelsang joked: “And Jordan Peterson will get to offer this verdict of Yumi Nu bc he’s simply so god-damned good wanting.”
One other particular person wrote: “On behalf of all the new a** thick bi*ches on the earth. We don’t give a f*** what you assume.”
Many followers additionally praised and congratulated Yumi on her journal cowl.
“Congratulations to you Yumi! You look unimaginable, assured and proud. It’s about time that Sports activities Illustrated has lastly diversified. Maybe I’ll purchase this subject and I’d hope to have an autographed copy,” one fan wrote.
One other particular person added: “If I had seen this as a teen my emotions about my physique can be so completely different.”
“Congratulations Yumi! You look wonderful! And thanks for uplifting ladies in every single place. Nicely accomplished, Sports activities Illustrated. Nicely accomplished,” one other fan wrote.
Yumi herself shared a photograph of her cowl story on Instagram, with the caption: “I’ve not been in a position to sleep, breathe or assume straight since I discovered.
“I by no means dreamt of this as a result of I didn’t know that I may. Thanks from the underside of my coronary heart @mj_day and @si_swimsuit household for believing in me. I’m so honored to make historical past with you.”