Congrats to Ananda Marchildon for winning her lawsuit against the modeling agency Elite!
"Judgment day is coming in the case of the woman named Holland’s Next Top Model in 2008. But this time it’s not on TV, it’s due to be pronounced in a Dutch court on Wednesday. Was Ananda Marchildon too fat, or, specifically, too hippy to receive the €75,000 in assignments promised by the show? The modeling agency Elite is alleged to have said she had “a nice face but a fat ass.” Specifically, she was two centimeters, or ¾ of an inch wider than they’d allow, suggesting she wouldn’t look good on runways and wouldn’t even fit in the designers’ clothes. So they cut her off with a payout of only €10,000 (about $13,000).
On Tuesday, to bolster her lawsuit to win back the rest of the money, and, well, perhaps sway Dutch public opinion, Marchildon teamed up with Dutch underwear manufacturer Sloggi for a new photo-shoot...."