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14 Filipina celebrities who experienced body shaming and handled it gracefully

When you’re down on your knees in self-doubt after receiving body shaming and/or fat shaming comments, don’t you sometimes wish you were a famous celebrity – with all the designers and make-up artists to make you pretty all the time?

Well, here’s news for you: even the most gorgeous Filipina celebrities experience body shaming! It’s true – and still, we can get inspiration from how gracefully they were able to handle the criticism! Here are 14 empowering quotes from bodyshamed Filipina celebrities:

“My body may not be perfect but that will not stop me from being confident with myself. I’ve had my fair share of body shaming comments. So I know how it feels like to be called “FAT” or “TUMABA.” Well, just to inform some of you “PERFECT” people, weall come in different sizes and shapes but that shouldn’t stop us from being happy with our own bodies.” – Jessy Mendiola

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“I feel good about myself and focus on the fun and not on any body insecurities I might have.” – Kris Bernal

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“Respect pregnant women and think before you judge or open your mouth.” – Sarah Lahbati

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“Hi all! Yep, I lost quite some weight recently, nothing to be concerned about. That’s what happens when you’re all around at home, at work, and at life. And I’ve been eating fairly clean lately. Don’t worry, am working to get some mean back on!” – Jasmine Curtis-Smith

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“I developed a casual, nonchalant attitude towards haters.” – Sharon Cuneta

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“There is no sin in being confident no matter what size, shape, color even race you are. Don’t let people shame you. Ok I have said my piece so peace bye!” – Kylie Padilla

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“I pity those body shame people in social media, in public, those who bash other people because of their looks. Oh well I am a hall of famer. I make them happy but I PITY them. When they don’t see beauty in others, they don’t see Beauty in Them.” – Cacai Bautista

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“Para sa akin kasi Diyos na lang ang bahala sa kanila.” – Kim Domingo

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“Move it. Stretch it. Nourish it. Hydrate it. Pay attention to it – the better our bodies feel, the happier and more productive we are…” – Lovi Poe

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“I used to be so shy to post my OOTDs because of the fear of reading comments pointing to my body size, but today I’m confident and happy with my curves. Proud to be a balakang babe.” – Lauren Young

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“Shocked by the number of comments on my IG post, pointing out that I have a belly. Yes, I do. It holds my organs that I need to live. It has a layer of muscles that worked hard for in the gym and a layer of fat from the food I enjoy to eat. Deal with it. PLUS, I’m seated.” – Bela Padilla

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“None of us should tolerate body shaming or shaming of any sort! Let’s not deem this as “normal” – there’s space for change. I hope that today and everyday we can be the type of people that lift each other’s spirits.” – Dominique Cojuangco

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“I’ve been a victim of body shaming and bullying. It does take time to learn to love yourself but you’ll get there one day. Trust me. It took time for me but I learned to truly love myself, be happy, and not give a damn about what other people think of me.” – Mariel de Leon

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“If your definition of being “sexy” doesn’t fit with my body type, well then sorry, but I LOVE MY BODY. And nobody deserves to be bullied just because of your body. We are all beautiful in our own way! #NoToBodyShaming #LoveYourBody

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Which of these anti-body shaming quotes from celebrities is your favorite? Which one do you like the least? Why? Share your opinions with us in the comments section below!

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