Whitney Way Thore becomes YouTube star with A Fat Girl Dancing viral videos

Friday, 7 February 2014 - 6:18pm IST | Agency: DNA Web Team
Her dancing videos have gone viral on the video sharing space, thanks to her awesome moves that proves anybody can dance.
Whitney Way Thore

If you feel shy to dance because you are overweight or plump, them Whitney Way Thore has hope for you.

The new viral dancing sensation hails from North Carolina and is a radio producer.

Thore launched No Body Shame Campaign to share her struggle after she was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome after which she gained 90 kgs. 

The videos that have been uploaded on YouTube have been titled, A Fat Girl Dancing have gone viral in recent months.

These videos show off Thore's impressive dancing skills.

Thore dances to songs by Robin Thicke, Pussy Cat Dolls and others and she makes the world's best also stare in awe with her moves.

On her website Thore writes, "I am learning to practice aggressive self-love. I have lived my life as a 130-pound woman and as a 350-pound woman in North America, in Europe, and in Asia. Cultural norms, societal pressures, and the whims of the fashion industry do not define my worth as woman or a human being."

A lover of dance from the time she was a teen, Thore felt shy due to her body and went into her shell, but it was a co-worker who inspired her to dance and put up her videos on YouTube.

However, it was on her Facebook page where her videos got a huge number of shares, likes and comments.

Here are some more videos:



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