Hilary Duff Has a Message For Body Shamers

Lizzie McGuire is all grown up! Hilary Duff, who played the titular character in the hit Disney show, has a message for body shaming paparazzi, who shared photos of the star in a bathing suit.

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Duff shared one particular photo showing her backside, and she captioned the photo with:

I am posting this on behalf of young girls, women, and mothers of all ages. I’m enjoying a vacation with my son after a long season of shooting and being away from him for weeks at a time over those months. Since websites and magazines love to share ‘celeb flaws’ – well I have them! My body has given me the greatest gift of my life: Luca, 5 years ago. I’m turning 30 in September and my body is healthy and gets me where I need to go. Ladies, lets be proud of what we’ve got and stop wasting precious time in the day wishing we were different, better, and unflawed. You guys (you know who you are!) already know how to ruin a good time, and now you are body shamers as well.

She closed her message with the hashtag #kissmyass.

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Last February, Duff shared how she learned to overcome her insecurity over her legs. She posted a photo on Instagram, saying, “I didn’t always love my legs, but as I’ve grown, I’ve learned to love and celebrate myself, just as I am. I began to realize that my legs are STRONG and they carry me every. single. day.”

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