American Idol Alum Kimberley Locke Graces Cover of Daily Venus Diva Magazine
VANCOUVER, WA — Jan 11, 2012 / (http://www.myprgenie.com) — Daily Venus Diva (DVD), the #1 plus-size lifestyle magazine, recently released its January 2011 issue with singer and American Idol alum Kimberley Locke gracing the cover. In the feature article Kimberley shares her commitment to empowering women of all sizes. In the ‘Futuristic’ Issue, Kimberley reflects on her past with American Idol, shares her plans for the future and gives a very important message of self acceptance to plus size women.
As the #1 lifestyle magazine for plus size women, Daily Venus Diva’s mission is to celebrate, inform and inspire women to thrive in their curves and live a well-rounded life. Kimberley Locke embodies everything that Daily Venus Diva stands for by staying true to her authentic self with every role she takes on commented DVD Editor-In-Chief Stephanie Penn-Danforth. ”Opening up to DVD about her triumphs and disappointments gives our readers an opportunity to relate to her story.
In the Daily Venus Diva January cover story, entitled “The Past, Present & Future of Kimberley Locke,” Kimberley talks about ABC’s new show The Revolution and how their opting not to include her as a co-host despite her taping the pilot affected her: “Of course it was disappointing when they decided to go a different direction but I can’t take it personally. I’ve worked with some really great people in this industry and to even be considered by ABC was great!”
Kimberley honestly shares her thoughts on how the entertainment industry affects plus size women: “My industry is brutal when it comes to weight loss, size and body image. I think my purpose and my mission during my career is to help women embrace where they are in their life.”
She also shares her goals for 2012 and how she wants to empower plus size women: “In 2012 one of the things I want to do is really speak to women and let them know that they can overcome; and they don’t have to wait to lose weight to pursue their dreams and goals.”
In addition to getting reacquainted with Kimberley Locke, throughout the month upon visiting Daily Venus Diva, readers will be greeted by articles pertaining to plus size fashion for the new year articles written by other plus size women and tips on living a full life.
For more information, visit online at www.DailyVenusDiva.com
Always an activist and looking to bring plus size women into a fashion forward mentality, in 2006 she combined forces with friend and online magazine publisher, Valery Amador, to create PLUS Model Magazine, where they could respond to plus women's demand for fashionable clothing displayed prominently on appropriately sized models. Since then, Ms. Jones has quickly become the, 'Anna Wintour' of the plus size industry where she is frequently called upon for her expertise and insight; Appearances and interviews include ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, Entertainment Tonight, Coco Perez, Fox News, HuffingtonPost.com and 200+ other media sources.