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LGBTQuties: Beth Ditto | April 2010 | Beautiful People Issue Cover Girl | Photographed by Dan Monick #historymonth"I said to my teacher, ‘I can’t be a singer because I’m not pretty enough, and I’m fat.’ And she looked at me and said, ‘Tell that to Nell Carter, babe.’ That changed my life forever!"

papermagazine:

LGBTQuties: Beth Ditto | April 2010 | Beautiful People Issue Cover Girl | Photographed by Dan Monick #historymonth

"I said to my teacher, ‘I can’t be a singer because I’m not pretty enough, and I’m fat.’ And she looked at me and said, ‘Tell that to Nell Carter, babe.’ That changed my life forever!"