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Looks like MTV is jumping on the plus-size fashion reality TV bandwagon—this October, the network will premiere Chelsea Settles, a show starring a 23-year old who moves to Los Angeles from her small home town to try to score a job in the fashion industry. So far, so The Hills, right?
Just one catch: Chelsea weighs 324 pounds.
We've got a sneak peek at the Chelsea Settles trailer (check it out after the jump), and from what we gather, the series will follow her on interviews, meetings, social outings, and training sessions (what would an MTV show about a larger person be without the weight loss component, eh?) and will document every joy, every tear, and every struggle as Chelsea embarks on her chosen career path—a journey that's no easy feat for anyone, but made even more challenging because she's a larger woman who wants to work in a superficial and image-driven industry.
We can't wait til the season premiere.
· Chelsea Settles trailer [MTV]
· Chelsea Settles, MTV's 324-pound reality star [Hollywood Gossip]
· Plus-size fashion reality show will debut on TLC August 10th [Racked]