5 Celebs Get Real About Their Bodies (And It's So Refreshing)


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Social media – it’s a double-edged sword! On the one hand, it can present a truly false version of ‘reality’ that creates a difficult standard for anyone to live up to… On the other, it’s a platform for direct connection, a place where people can express their feelings and make their opinions heard – no need for a middleman in the form of the press.

Recently, we’ve been living for the very real interactions we’ve been experiencing from some powerful influencers and celebs. These five celebs have been opening up about their relationships with their bodies, how they’re trying to be kind to themselves or just sharing candidly in a way that is so refreshing to see. We hope these stories make you feel as empowered and uplifted as they did us.

1. Rumer Willis

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This is just an appreciation post for my body 💪🏼because I think it’s important to celebrate ourselves. Not because we lost weight or we are a certain size or because we have a rare moment when a photo looks “how we think it should to be accepted by mainstream” My body does so much for me and works so hard for me. But more often than not the only thing it hears it what is wrong with it. What is lacking or what there is too much of. I am a fault of this all too often. Being in quarantine and struggling to find a new routine and not using food to find comfort when you are stuck at home all day is hard. Finding discipline to workout from home and eat healthy is hard and it’s ok not to be perfect, I’m certainly not. What is important is to find ways to be happy where you are at and not make being a perfect size or weight or hair color or body shape some goal that you can only find happiness and acceptance of you reach it. Because you will never be happy if that is the case because there will always be something wrong. When we look in the mirror or at a photo we usually just go to all the things “wrong” not the unique beauty. I had a moment today after I worked out and I took this picture and I tried just for a moment to just see all the amazing things and not my “perceived flaws”. I took a moment to acknowledge myself and my body and how much it does and I said thank you for being just as you are and even just for today I release the idea that to be beautiful or desirable you have to be anything other that what you are right now. I wanted to share this in hopes that maybe it may inspire you to do the same 🤎 Ru

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Rumer Willis recently posted a picture and video discussing her relationship with her body and, more importantly, her appreciation of it. It’s raw, uplifting, and honest, which explains why multiple celebrities, including Kim Kardashian, celebrated Rumer for her authenticity by reposting it and sharing it with their followers.

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2. Lizzo

Lizzo has never been afraid to shut down body shamers. Her confidence and appreciation of herself is truly powerful, and the internet is definitely a better place for having her in it. Remember, kindness to yourself should always be your priority.

3. Kourtney Kardashian

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When Kourtney posted this picture, her followers quickly speculated that she was pregnant. Kourtney shut down these rumors, replying to a comment: “This is me when I have a few extra pounds on, and I actually love it. I have given birth three amazing times and this is the shape of my body.” She has since discussed her most recent body change with ease and confidence, explaining that its simply a result of living in quarantine, and that she’s enjoying herself as she is.

4. Cardi B

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Suck it in life .

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Cardi B is another celeb who has been wrongfully subjected to body shaming during quarantine. However, Cardi is the queen of IDGAF attitude, so naturally, she pays no attention to body shamers and instead posts hilariously relatable videos instead.

5. Billie Eilish

Billie released a video titled “Not My Responsibility,” in which she slowly undresses, then submerges into a pool of black water. During the video, which now has over 22 million views, she addresses the audience directly, highlighting and questioning the body scrutiny she experiences on a daily basis. Her message is clear and powerful – a must-watch.

Did these stories help you feel empowered? Let us know in the comments below.