Even Gigi Hadid Gets Sh*t About Her Weight

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It’s hard to imagine anyone body shaming Gigi Hadid, but if you go onto her Instagram, there they are - cruel comments about her weight.

When she recently posted a photo of herself - her silhouette against a beautiful tropical backdrop - most of her fans had nothing but flattery to give in return.

But some commenters weren’t so pleasant, and focused solely on the model’s weight in a way best described as skinny shaming.

And Gigi wasn’t going to just let it be. The 21-year-old wrote:

“It’s called growing up. Bodies change as girls become women, just as my mum’s body changed at the same age.

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[Photo: Instagram/Gigi Hadid]

“Having my body judged over the span of the four teen-to-woman years has really shown me the human tendency to label and make uneducated judgement.

“Meanwhile, I loved my body as a 17-year-old athlete and I love my body now. Yes, I’ve lost some ‘baby fat,’ but muscle mass from my intensive volleyball training in high school has changed over the years into lean muscle from boxing, and work stress can have its affect (sic), but purposefully changing my body has never been my thing.

“I still eat what I want, I’m still strong, and I’m still healthy.”

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[Photo: Getty]

Then she not only asked commenters to consider their impact upon her, but other young women, too.

She also added: “Your comment won’t get me down, but next time, please think about the young women who may read body-judgement comments and judge themselves as they see their bodies growing and therefore naturally changing, too.”

Hear hear, Hadid.

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