When representatives from Rihanna’s lingerie brand reached out to Steven Green for a modeling opportunity, he thought it was a fluke.
“I presumed this was just a mistake and I wouldn’t hear from them again,” the plus-size model, also known as Steven G, told In The Know. “I was floored. I couldn’t believe that they actually wanted me to model for them.”
And that they did. Green posed for photos for a Savage X Fenty collection, and the rest is history.
On October 2, the internet took notice of his presence on the brand’s website — and the high-profile visibility of a plus-size model immediately began to make an impact.
Countless commenters gushed about what a joy it was to finally feel “seen” — and thirsting after him a bit.
“Never in my adult life have I seen a male model that has a similar body to mine,” one Twitter