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PMT – Picture of the Week – 10/20/2014

Joanne Borgella – Beautiful Plus Size Model

May 29, 1982   —   October 18, 2014

 

Joanne Borgella dies from cancer on October 18, 2014

 

Beautiful plus model, singer, actress, and designer Joanne Borgella died Saturday,  October 18, 2014 at the age of 32, after a long bout with endometrial cancer.

Ms. Borgella fought the good fight and may she rest in peace. She is remembered fondly and missed dearly by family, friends, and fans around the globe.

Joanne’s family left a special message regarding her death on her Facebook page.

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Model, singer, actress, and designer Joanne Borgella dies at 32

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Plus Size Model Joanne Borgella dies October 18,2014

 

Joanne Borgella passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the age of 32. Ms. Borgella had been battling a rare form of cancer that progressed to several areas of her body and eventually became her cause of death. Joanne had chronicled her illness on her Facebook page from the beginning and openly discussed her medical condition with her friends and loyal fans. She also shared how this ordeal affected her parents, friends and others close to her. She handled her illness with dignity and grace and always kept a positive outlook.

Joanne’s first big career break came when she won Mo’Nique’s Fat Chance pageant in 2005.   In 2008 she was a contestant on American Idol season seven and finished in the top 24. In 2011 Joanne was a coach on MTV’s reality show Made.

In 2013 Joanne joined the cast of Curvy Girls, the hit show on NUVOtv which featured 5 models and exposed the inside workings of each of their experiences in the modeling world and how it affected their professional careers and personal lives as well.

Joanne Borgella was represented by Wilhelmina models and was very well liked in the industry. She was also very popular here on Plus Models Today and had the second most viewed picture of all. Joanne Borgella was a courageous woman and she will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and fans worldwide.

 

You can find more about Joanne Borgella at her official website joanneborgella.com.

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PMT – Picture of the Week – 11/11/2013

Joanne Borgella – Plus Size Beauty

 

Joanne Borgella plus size model

Plus size beauty Joanne Borgella announced via her Facebook page on an October 12 posting that she is battling cancer and that she will post news regarding her condition weekly or as circumstances allow.  Joanne is a former American Idol contestant and now stars in NUVOtv’s hit series, CURVY GIRLS.  Joanne Borgella is represented by Wilhelmina Models.

She also asks for prayers on her behalf.

 

PMT – Picture of the Week – 9/26/2011

Joanne Borgella

Joanne Borgella is a plus model and singer who was the first winner of Mo’Nique’s Fat Chance pageant in 2005 and was a contestant in season seven of  American Idol.

Joanne was one of four Wilhelmina models recently featured in a Lookbook collaboration between the Wilhelmina Curve division and Gabrielle of  Gabifresh.com. The models were all styled by Gabi.

Joanne has worked for Ashely Stewart, Macy’s, Kohl’s, Torrid, and Proctor & Gamble, among others.