Gigi Hadid is no stranger to negative attention. In fact, she's been called out more times than she can count for her body. The body shaming comes from those who like to point out that her body isn't stick thin like so many other models.
Embracing her womanly curves--as well as those of others--Gigi Hadid shared her thoughts via Instagram that these body shamers elicited.
Tyra Banks was so impressed with Gigi Hadid's words that she reposted them on her own Instagram account.
Kris Jenner shared her praise in a Tweet.
This is from one of the sweetest, smartest, and most beautiful girl inside and out, in the world. Why… https://t.co/N3SKwHUX42
— Kris Jenner (@KrisJenner) September 28, 2015
Gigi Hadid is the daughter of former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster. Sister Bella Hadid is a model, too.
Yolanda Foster shared a gorgeous photo of Gigi on her Instagram account, along with some very special words.
"❤️This represents your foundation, the core of who you are my love. Not perfect yet authentic, honest, kind, full of love, grace and wisdom beyond your years.......Only insecure, jealous cowards use social media to criticize and body shame young successful woman like you so please Keep shining, Keep smiling and keep being the best you can be working on your craft one day at a time. You were born to be real not to fake perfection. Loving you just the way you are!! #ProudMommy #YourWordsInspireMe," Yolanda Foster captioned the photo of Gigi Hadid with her horse.
Gigi Hadid is setting a wonderful example for those of all body types. No one body is perfect. Even in the world of fashion modeling more diverse body types are walking the runways.
Kudos to Gigi Hadid for raising awareness about the beauty of all body types. Hopefully others will continue to support her and share her message.