Drew Barrymore is making a case for normalizing inclusivity in advertising across a variety of body types and sizes.
In a social media clip taken from The Drew Barrymore Show, the host spoke about a recent purchasing decision made easier based on the model the item was on more clearly portraying how she felt it would look on her.
The actress posted a snippet of the broadcast on Instagram, captioning the post, “We’re here for inclusive models and BIG underwear 😂”
“The woman had cellulite and hips and a little, you know, arm… and I’m like, that’s me, that’s it! That’s perfect. I know exactly what I’m gonna look like in this bathing suit and I like what I see, and I’m gonna have the right expectations when it comes to my house and I open it up out of the plastic and put it on,” she said of buying the swimsuit, before adding, “Yes! Where have you been all my life?” of the garment.
After praising the item of clothing, she admitted that when making previous purchases—specifically referencing underwear—she has thought to herself, “That’s not what they looked like when I ordered them.”
Though the admission brought laughter and applause out of the live studio audience, we’re sure we’re not alone when we say—we’ve been there, Drew!
Fans and followers hopped into the comments to agree with the Charlie’s Angels star.
“The right expectation helps with the better confidence,” someone pointed out, while another added, “It was totally life changing when brands like Aerie started using real-bodied, untouched models.”
Hopefully this will influence more brands to continue heading in this direction!