11 Famous People Who Aren’t Afraid to Embrace Their Body’s Appearance as It Is
Most of us can agree that a celebrity’s life is not just about being famous; everything about them is judged by the public, which can be harsh at times, but these celebrities handled it with kindness and proved that our flaws are what make us glow and shine above others, and loving ourselves is enough to feel comfortable.
At Bright Side, we compiled a list of celebrities who shared their stories about their bodies and how they overcame obstacles and handled them like champions.
1. Jamie Lee Curtis
Jaimee Lee Curtis has been in the Hollywood industry for so long that her life as a celebrity is not what you think it is. In her movies, everything is concealed, from her body to her face, which was always covered with products, and she simply got tired of it. She once revealed, “I want there to be no concealing of anything. I’ve been sucking my stomach in since I was 11.”
2. Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer discovered the secret to being confident in the face of constant criticism about her own body, and she responded like a champ, “I feel very good in my own skin, I feel strong. I feel healthy. I do. I feel sexy.” She walks away with complete confidence.
3. Melissa McCarthy
Melissa McCarthy is already a mother of 2 daughters, and despite this, she continues to face criticism. However, she wished to serve as a positive role model for her daughters. She also informed everyone and stated, “My message is that as long as everybody’s healthy, enjoy and embrace whatever body type you have.” The actress has one goal, which is to encourage women to be comfortable in their own skin.
The singer, Lizzo, has gone through a lot, but she is a strong woman. She once said, “I think because I believe that I’m beautiful, and I found that beauty within myself, it starts to come out. Maybe I was always beautiful to people, you know, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But I’m glowing because I had to find that.”
Now she rocks every clothing style she likes and performs with full confidence.
5. Sam Smith
Sam Smith, a well-known singer, was having trouble with his body, but he then realized something. He said, “Reclaim my body and stop trying to change this chest and these hips and these curves that my mum and dad made and love so unconditionally.” He was also able to spread positivity through his social media account by encouraging people to love and accept their bodies.
6. James Corden
James Corden has always been a funny guy, but he once got serious when he talked about body positivity and said, “Respect your body. It is what it is, so embrace it. Love every scar, ripple, and imperfection, and you won’t need others to do it for you,” which he wants everyone to know.
7. Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling is a straightforward actress who has always been positive about her body, and she once said, “I don’t know who needs to hear this, but wear a bikini if you want to wear a bikini. You don’t have to be a size 0,” on her Instagram post that showcased and shared her confidence.
8. Camila Cabello
Camila Cabello has always been a beautiful woman, and even when people try to criticize her body, she always responds and says, “We are real women with curves and cellulite and stretch marks and fat. It’s beautiful and natural.” She shared her message on TikTok, which everyone saw immediately, and people see her as a role model after what she shared.
At a young age, Lorde received body criticism, which she got very insecure about. But later on, she was able to find a way to overcome people who are body-shamers and even said, “I was able to return to my family and shelter against that and get to where I am now. I feel so comfortable in myself.”
10. Chris Brown
Chris Brown is a well-known singer, and over the years, he has been criticized because of his tattoos, with people thinking it has some other meaning, but he responded, “I really don’t care. A tattoo’s a tattoo; it’s my body, my skin.” This caused all doubters to be silent, since he is independent and doesn’t rely on the opinions of others.
11. Prince William
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, had a scar as a child that he refers to as his Harry Potter scar, and he is not afraid to show it to others; in fact, he has even shared a story about it. “I got hit by a golf club when I was playing golf with a friend of mine. We were on a putting green and the next thing you know, there was a 7-iron, and it came out of nowhere, and it hit me in the head,” he said.
Which of these celebrity stories inspired you the most? Do you have any stories like these? Tell us in the comment section.