Selena Gomez claps back at bikini body shamers

Although many are celebrating Selena Gomez’s recovery, there’s been a fair amount of body shaming online — but she has the last laugh. (Photo: Splash)

Earlier this week, Selena Gomez was photographed yachting with friends around Australia’s Sydney Harbour. The paparazzi photos show Gomez rocking a bikini, with scars from her recent surgery on display (Gomez, who suffers from lupus, underwent a kidney transplant during the summer). 

Although many celebrated her recovery, there’s been a fair amount of body shaming online, with some critics making fun of her scars and apparent “weight gain.”

But the 25-year-old star wasn’t about to let trolls get the best of her — and so she posted a perfect clap back on Instagram.

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“The beauty myth — an obsession with physical perfection that traps modern woman in an endless cycle of hopelessness, self consciousness, and self-hatred as she tries to fulfill society’s impossible definition of flawless beauty,” she wrote.

“I chose to take care of myself because I want to, not to prove anything to anyone. Wind in her sails.”

We couldn’t agree more!

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