Model Uses Instagram to Stand Up to Body Shammers


When it comes to criticism, many celebrities will often ignore it.  20-year-old Gigi Hadid, known for her more curvaceous figure compared to many other models on the runway,  took to social media to defend her body and hold shammers accountable.

The model posted the following Instagram picture, with more than 500 words speaking out against body shammers.  “Your mean comments don’t make me want to change my body,” she said in the post.

A photo posted by Gigi Hadid (@gigihadid) on

The post got more than 206,000 likes on Instagram and more than 7,ooo comments. Just a few of the many of the responses on her post can be found below. The overwhelming majority of them were positive.

 The Twitter world is also backing the model. She’s even got approving posts from several celebrities via social media, as well as a few other noteworthy backers.

Looks like the social media world is standing with #Hadid.

A photo posted by Gigi Hadid (@gigihadid) on

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