After Being Called ‘The World's Ugliest Woman,’ She's Teaching Us All Something About The Danger Of Judgement
(Refinery29.com, December 2, 2015.)
Lizzie Velasquez is used to being on camera. Velasquez, who suffers from a rare condition that prevents her from gaining weight, is a vlogger whose YouTube Channel has over 450,000 subscribers. But when she began filming the documentary about her life, A Brave Heart, she was determined not to cry. While we spoke, Velasquez's mother, Rita, was in the room, along with producers Jessica Chou and Ngoc Nguyen. Velasquez cited the women present when asked who inspires her.