Teen Who Was Bullied Because Of Her Incredibly Dark Skin Color Becomes A Model

19-year-old Khoudia Diop is a Senegalese model who was bullied about her color. She now calls herself the “Melanin Goddess” and is taking the internet by storm because of her skin tone.

“I was teased a lot growing up, because of my skin tone,” Khoudia, who is based in Paris, said. “And now even online sometimes, people will make comments. Growing up, I faced it by confronting the bullies. As I grew, I learned to love myself more every day, and not pay attention to the negative people.” Khoudia began modeling when she was 17 and has won over the internet with her beautiful pictures.  She has over 235k on Instagram. She is inspires people to embrace their differences.  “If you’re lucky enough to be different, don’t ever change.”
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“And now even online sometimes, people will make comments”
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“Growing up, I faced it by confronting the bullies”
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“They nicknamed me darky, daughter of the night”
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“As I grew, I learned to love myself more every day, and not pay attention to the negative people”
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“The message I have for my sisters is that how you look doesn’t matter, as long as you feel beautiful inside”
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“One of my goals is to make all my dark-skinned sisters out there laugh at those with their “beauty standards””
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Khoudia began modeling 2 years ago when she was just 17, but already has over 235k followers on Instagram
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“If you’re lucky enough to be different, don’t ever change”
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