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It’s true what they say, “like mother, like daughter.” And that’s certainly accurate when it comes to supermodel Ashley Graham.
On Aug. 22, the curvaceous beauty posted a photo of her mom, Linda Graham, looking fabulous in a red floral bikini while catching some rays poolside in Bali, Indonesia. Based on the Instagram caption — “Time to tan that tummy Mama!!! It's her first time in a (bikini) 1984!!!” — her mom hadn't worn a two-piece in over 30 years. And from where we’re sitting, she totally rocked it!
And beyond just her good looks, Ashley Graham apparently got her well-known confidence thanks to a boost from mama.
In May, during an interview with V Magazine, the 29-year-old spoke candidly about the positive impact her mom has had on her body image.
She revealed that her mom was the one who convinced her to continue pursuing a career in modeling when she wanted to give up.
“I think I hit bottom around 18. I was disgusted with myself and told my mom I was coming home. And she told me, ‘No, you’re not, because you told me that this was what you wanted and I know you’re supposed to do this. It doesn’t matter what you think about your body, because your body is supposed to change somebody’s life.’ To this day that sticks with me because I’m here today and I feel that it’s OK to have cellulite,” she told the publication.