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.
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.
- klervi_teasdale wrote “I belive in me now”
- angie_santilli wrote “you are beautiful and you deserve everything that you get because you have work for that. Keep doing what you’re doing! You inspired me and so many people!”
- zdeji1612 wrote “That’s the reason why you’ve become my inspiration. You are a girl who gets hate every day, but you’re so strong and you fight against it! And that’s something only true hero would do. Thank you Gigi for being so normal and for giving a change to those girls who aren’t skinny, but thanks to you they can believe in themselves and love their bodies! I love you 💖 Don’t ever change 💞💞”
- kaitlynjohnson244 wrote “You seriously are the best Gigi, you are perfection to me, I look up to YOU a great deal. It’s not because of what you look like but because of the person you are. And I’m sure TONS of people feel the same. If people are that worried about what you look like and you walking down a run way maybe they need to rethink their life choices. Anyways you have millions of supporters who cares about the few that wanna have negativity come out of their mouth . 💜 you!”
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.
— Chipotle (@ChipotleTweets) September 28, 2015
I’m so confused! Why are people body shaming @GiGiHadid ?? She’s stunning! Her body is perfect for modeling! I’m so confused 😕
— ♥Rio♥ (@RionaRiosingh) September 28, 2015
Looks like the social media world is standing with #Hadid.