American Apparel Refuses To Recognize Rightful Plus-Size Contest WinnerDodai Stewart9/14/11 6:55pmFiled to: American AppallingNancy uptonAmerican ApparelDov CharneytweetFbWeighty Matters287EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkAs you may recall, American Apparel celebrated adding plus-size clothing to their stores by announcing a search for "booty-ful" models. The winner was supposed to be a woman who needs "a little extra wiggle room" and has a "fresh face and curvaceous bod." Nancy Upton entered the contest, submitting photographs of herself eating chicken and bathing in ranch dressing. Her bio: "I'm a size 12. I just can't stop eating."ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.