Isn’t it about time we stopping size shaming celebrities?

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  • ‘If I could choose, I would have my ass back’

    Size shaming is a harmful modern phenomenon involving people – specifically public figures – being publicly judged and criticised for their appearance.

    The focus of the judgement differs depending on the person, as does the insults, but if you’re an A-list woman, it is almost impossible to be immune from size-shaming.

    Whether labelled too big, too small, too curvaceous, too flat-chested – it’s hard to win, and with the shaming comes criticism of perpetuating unrealistic and unhealthy beauty standards.

    No one knows this more than supermodel Gigi Hadid, who has had her fair share of size-shaming, something she opened up about in a recent interview with Harper’s Bazaar.

    ‘Most of it is just nonsense but it can still hurt,’ the 22-year-old explained of being thin-shamed. ‘Nowadays, people are quick to say, “I used to love Gigi’s body, and now she just gave in”’.

    She continued: ’If I could choose, I would have my ass back and I would have the tits I had a few years ago. But, honestly, we can’t look back with regret. I loved by body then, and I love my body now.’

    Going on to explain the dangers of the internet on body image, she explained: ‘It’s so important for young people not to compare themselves with what they see online.’

    Gigi continued: ‘It’s our job as actors and/or models to be in shape. We have access to gyms and trainers and healthy food.’

    Here, here, Gigi. Isn’t it about time we stopped size-shaming each other?

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