Weird News

Never Waste a Waist like This!
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Iona Sapangenberg is a living hourglass of Barbie proportions. Being 5’6” and 84 pounds at 30-years of age is remarkable enough, but then there’s that waist. Some say she looks waspish, others anorexic, a few historically minded commentators declare her the Victorian Ideal: but with a 20 inch waist, the Romanian born model has licked even Megan Fox’s comparably behemoth 22.

Ever since her debut in a German tabloid, her fame has extended beyond her popularity in Romania. She’s all the rage on internet viral videos. She’s got feminists and body-sensitive bloggers complaining of her own negative self-image which is supposedly infecting women everywhere with envy. But Iona’s self-image isn’t so bad. Admittedly, she felt self-conscious as a teen, when her previously normal dimensions grew into the mere 15 inch waist, which could be easily encircled by two hands. Teen angst is not in itself remarkable, and she has become ever more comfortable over her self-image after her marriage in 2006, when her husband convinced her to pursue a modeling career. Perhaps being happy with being herself is good enough?

After all, despite popular skepticism, she didn’t choose this figure. “No one seems to believe it,” she says, “but every day I eat three big meals and I snack on chocolate and crisps all the time. I just have a small stomach. It’s a bit like a gastric band, if I eat too much, I feel sick.” She’s had no surgery, no diets, no exercise, doesn’t even use a corset.

  
What
Where


It was her husband who “was the first person who saw me as beautiful,” she explains. When he posted her pictures on the internet, “the response was amazing.” So, despite the self-image police who mandate that you can only be a model if you are average, many are taking Iona Sapangenberg not as some ideal image all women should aspire to, but merely a unique woman with a unique body who is proud of her image and willing to share it with the world.

Video: Iona Sapangenberg, Romanian Model

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

General Municipal Law Attorney with land use experience

USA-CA-Oakland

Oakland office of our client seeks general municipal law attorney with experience advising public ag...

Apply Now

Mid-level Restructuring Attorney with bankruptcy experience

USA-DC-Washington

Washington, D.C. office of our client seeks mid-level restructuring attorney with 4-6 years of exper...

Apply Now

Senior Land Use Attorney with experience

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks senior land use attorney with 7+ years of experience. The c...

Apply Now

Attorney with 3-5 years of civil litigation experience

USA-IN-Merrillville

Merrillville office of our client seeks attorney with preferably 3-5 years of civil litigation exper...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Civil & Business Litigation / Transactional Attorney

USA-CA-Clovis

Law firm with primary emphasis in Business & Civil Litigation and transactional work, seeks confiden...

Apply now

LITIGATION ATTORNEY

USA-CA-Emeryville

Boutique East Bay litigation defense firm is seeking a junior to mid-level attorney. Candidates for ...

Apply now

Family Law Paralegal

USA-NJ-Parsippany

The right person for this job will grasp basic and complex divorce and family law issues, have stron...

Apply now

Products Liability & Mass Tort Litigation Associate

USA-GA-Atlanta

The candidate must have 1- 5 years of civil litigation experience, preferably with some background i...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top