*The plus-size models of tomorrow are not getting the love that the average size lingerie lines are getting on television. ABC “looked over” Lane Bryant as a possible ad for them, but then declined and gave the lists of the other companies they would be using this spring. The Limited Brands (which owns Lane Bryant), submitted a statement realizing they had been treated unfairly.
“ The Victoria’s Secret ads, which had aired on Dancing With the Stars prior to the date our ad was rejected were not subject to the same restrictions. We have records of their ads airing in earlier time slots,” the Lane Bryant spokesman said. (more…)