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Host Mo’Nique and her F.A.T. CHANCE finalists get naked in their latest photo shoot.
I’m not a skinny chick myself so I try to support Mo’Nique as much as I can – but I have to draw the line at this one. They really PLAYED the women in this photo. *Shakes Head* However, I do applaud them for getting naked in front of the camera because that really means they are comfortable with themselves.
Anyway, in a recent interview with Essence Magazine Mo’Nique spoke on the new season of F.A.T. Chance and on the body paint:
You’re also celebrating your junior year with your F.A.T. Chance beauty pageant. How was it taping the show in Paris?
- It was absolutely life-changing for me. We did high-fashion photo shoots, walked the runways of Paris and did nude body painting.
Wow, so you let go of all your inhibitions in France. How long did it take you to muster up the courage?
- Well, I’ve been nude before. When I visited Exuma, Bahamas, it was extremely private and isolated, so I would take my bathing suit off and I enjoyed that feeling. After doing it the first time on a remote island, I said I wanted to enjoy this feeling whenever I feel like having it and I felt like having it in Paris. And the Parisians were looking at us like, “Whadahell? What are we supposed to do? I’m like, “Get some more paint Sugar because you got to paint all of this.”
So did any of the women get cold feet?
- The night before and the morning of you could feel the tension and see the emotions on their faces when I told them that we would be getting naked in front of cameras and a crew. What they didn’t know or see was that I was going through the same emotions. But the moment we all had to drop our towels, I watched those women and myself walk into freedom. It was very emotional for all of us. We laughed and we cried. It really chokes me up because when you see it, you don’t see unattractiveness or shame from the women, all you see is true beauty.
The third season of Oxygen’s plus-size reality competition Monique’s F.A.T. Chance starts with one hour casting special on July 21st @ 10PM ET/PT.