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Summary: The 19-year-old made history in November 2016 as the first contestant to wear a burkini in the Miss Teen Minnesota USA pageant. She has been unstoppable ever since.
Source: Elle UK
Writer: Sue Omar
From a little girl to a grown woman, I have felt the pressure to be beautiful at every stage of my evolution. The Barbie Girl anthem was released in 1997 and, at just 7 years old, I knew all the lyrics off by heart.
And as much as I found joy in belting out the catchy chorus, ‘I’m a Barbie girl, in a Barbie world’, at any given opportunity, it’s only when I look back in hindsight that I realise that Barbie and I couldn’t be more different.