Chrissy Teigen Shares Timeless Advice About 'Beach Body' Insecurities

Ata Owaji Victor
·3-min read

From ELLE

Chrissy Teigen has become associated with her effortless shutdowns and authentic approach to social media.

And she continued that streak yesterday, (December 20).

The 35-year-old presenter and model took to her Instagram stories to share a clip of a mirror try-on of a pink ribbed one-piece swimsuit with spaghetti straps.

The scene is a familiar one for many women who dread trying on new swimwear due to patriarchal perpetrated ideals that an acceptable 'beach body' is inherently equated with only one body type and size.

Teigen - who is a swimsuit model herself - expressed her disillusionment with the expectation that the vibrant swimsuit should accentuate certain parts of her body in the clip, before laughing it off having come to the notion that she ultimately doesn't 'give a f**k'.

The mother of two then playfully joked while adjusting the neckline of the pink swimsuit that she had 'been standing here for ten years, trying to make my boobs go up'.

Teigen then detailed all the other areas of her body that she tried to make 'go up and this go down' before concluding: 'And I've decided, I don't give f**k' [sic].

Photo credit: Chrissy Teigen  - Instagram
Photo credit: Chrissy Teigen - Instagram

Teigen's refreshing declaration might not come as a surprise to her fans and followers, as she has been consistently vocal and honest about her changing body over the last year.

Earlier this year, Teigen shared news of her decision to have the breast implants she got at age 20 removed via surgery.

In response to questions about a tweeted photo showing the star receiving a COVID 19 test , she revealed that she had opted to undergo a breast implant removal surgery.

'A lot of people are understandably curious (and nosey!) so I’ll just say it here: I’m getting my boobs out! They’ve been great to me for many years but I’m just over it. I’d like to be able to zip a dress in my size, lay on my belly with pure comfort! No biggie! So don’t worry about me! All good. I’ll still have boobs, they’ll just be pure fat. Which is all a tit is in the first place. A dumb, miraculous bag of fat.'

Since recovery, Teigen has been equally as open continuing to speak out when people assume they can comment on her body simply because she's in the public eye.

In response to one fan's attempt to point out the hypocrisy of the negative comments on the photo posted to Twitter in April, the star responded in agreement, writing: 'I’ve been a square my whole life and let me tell you, it’s paid off nicely in many ways! Imagine if one day I showed up with hips and an ass. Ooooo you guys would be p*ssed then too! I’m happy, John’s happy, we all happy and doing a-okay! [sic]'

Never change, Chrissy.

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