There’s no shame in loving your body. Thankfully, more Hollywood stars than ever before are preaching that message, and they won’t let body-shaming comments slide anymore.
Lizzohe has been vocal about his desire to help people accept all bodies.
“I want to normalize my body. And not just be like, ‘Ooh, look at this cool movement. Being fat is body-positive.’ No, being fat is normal,” the “Truth Hurts” singer told VogueOctober 2020. “I think now, I owe it to the people who started this to not just stop here. We have to make people uncomfortable again, so that we can continue to change.”
Of course, it isn’t just being over a certain weight that draws criticism. If the trolls don’t claim a celeb is too fat, they might just reverse course and call them too skinny.
Good Morning AmericaMeteorologist Ginger Zee has been open about her struggles with anorexia and body dysmorphia, but that didn’t stop a Twitter user from claiming that “Hollywood” was “putting pressure” on the weather expert to lose weight in July 2021.
“Hmmm I rarely get called skinny (athletic more often) — have a BMI of around 21 — I would think this is about right for me 🙂 I’ve weighed the same (barring pregnancy) for almost two decades. Definitely not Hollywood,” she responded in July 2021.
Model Iskra LawrenceShe is a passionate advocate for body positivity. Us WeeklyAbout her journey to self-love
After spending many years “consumed with trying to fit one ideal … I really had to go on a journey of self-discovery,” she said in January 2019. “It’s all in your mindset. For me, it’s realizing that my body is my home so there can’t be anything wrong with [it]. It’s mine and it was made in this way. Just got to be grateful for it, and so other people can get in that mirror and find things that you can love and value and appreciate yourself.”
Ashley GrahamIs another voice for body positivity within the fashion industry. “I wish that [loving yourself] was as easy as saying, ‘Here’s a magic pill,’” she told UseJune 2019, Instead, she said, “It’s just like doing homework. You have to work hard. So if I want to put in the effort, my effort will be I wake up every morning and I talk to my body.”
Of course, when online trolls — or anyone, for that matter — have something negative to say about someone’s physique, it can be hard to maintain that level of positivity. But when faced with bullies and naysayers, the celebs below didn’t let mean comments get them down. They stood up for themselves with clever clapbacks
Scroll through the gallery to see inspiring stars like Demi Lovato, Khloé Kardashian, Kesha, Bebe RexhaMore people have stopped body-shamers from getting away with it and reminded the truth Use that everybody should love the body they’ve got!