If there is one thing that we are always conscious about is the way that we look.Its our personal choice to wear the kind of clothes we like ,the kind of make up we want to put on, whether we like flats or heels or bright colors or pastel colors and so on .How we choose to look is our decision completely and we expect to be respected for that ,but how many times we all have been judgmental about how the other person looks. In this era of looking sleek and beautiful and glamorous we all have become part of a rat race where being thin is very important.Lets have a look at some national and international celebrities who have stood up against body Shaming and shut the critics not only with their responses but also their work.
Probably the only actor in the industry to put on a lot of weight for her required character in the film itself speaks volumes about the work dedication of this heroine .She continues to speak for plus size people and takes a strong stand against body Shaming.
“ I have never cared about what people think and have always done what I wanted .I’ll lose weight when I want and gain weight when I want .it’s my body and I will treat it the way I like it “
One of the best comic artist of all times,this famous TV actor has Always given a firm reply to all those who have criticized her for being over weight .
“ Were you expecting to see a model with a 36-24-36 body ?”
One of the most successful and versatile actors in Bollywood ,she has achieved a big name for herself despite her having an unconventional body.On several occasions she has spoken about body positivity and has stood up against those who have made fun of her.
“ Everyone used to tell me ,why don’t you loose some weight ,over the years I have realisedthat my body is of a certain type and I have learned to accept it “
Recently a part of the big movie “Veere di wedding “,this actor was made fun of by several critics and the masses alike for being over weight .But she took all the negativity in her stride and claimed that she wanted to become a representative of plus size women in the country.
Her response on being called moti was “ Kintu ,parantubandhu,here’s a hug for u “
The young American singer stood against body Shaming after she was criticised multiple times for her body style . She gave a gentle yet firm reply by posting a one piece dress picture of herself and saying “ I love being happy with me y’all# theresmoretolove“
The actress who has never shied away from talking about issues of her health and body image. Dunham shut the media flutters with her post on Instagram that said “ I Feel I have made it very clear over the years that i don’t give even the tiniest of shits what anyone else feels about my. Body “.
The extremely beautiful Titanic fame actor despite being brilliant and gorgeous in all her roles have been a victim of body Shaming .She has send the message loud and clear that irrespective of what the world has to say she feels more then comfortable in her skin .
” I didn’t lock myself away and give up on my dream.I fought back.I had to ignore the negative comments.I had to believe in myself”.
The reality TV star has often been criticized for her body structure ,but she has taken it in her stride and has shut the critics with her work and popularity.
She says “ I am empowered by showing the world my flaws and not being afraid of what anyone is going to say about me ..the body shaming – it’s like enough is enough “.
The La La Land fame actor Emma Stone has been shamed by the critics not for being over weight but for being under weight . There have been many abuses hurled at her for being a poor example and also to the point where she has been advised diets. She says “ It bothers me because I care so much about young girls . We are shaming each other and we are shaming ourselves, and it sucks”.
They say that beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder ,but we always forget that the first one to see ourselves is US.As long as we are ok with the way we look and feel good about ourselves ,we do not have to become the victims of Body shaming and neither should we put another person under this light.These celebrities have won our hearts by standing up against such criticism with elegance and bad-ass self confidence.