Actor Samantha Akkineni on Thursday shared a video of fellow actor Sameera Reddy, the place the latter is talking against body shaming. Samantha additionally added a crimson coronary heart emoji together with it.
Samantha took to her Instagram tales to share Sameera’s video. Earlier, sharing the video, Sameera had written: “I had a message from a mom who says she feels ‘fat’ ‘ugly’ and ‘not beautiful’ with her post baby fat . She said she looked at me and felt dejected . OMG!!! So here are my morning swelly eyes . No tricks no make up just me owning it! And I’m hoping that this enforces a positive spin on our own expectations of ourselves . I feel coming back to the public view in a way that I feel no pressure for my own mental health has helped me stay focused on being a good mother and a person who is self accepting that makes it a healthier space for all around me . Don’t dwell on what you are not and what you don’t have ! Let’s focus on the good we are all #imperfectlyperfect #loveyourself #justthewayyouare #keepingitreal.”
The actor said ‘fat and ugly’ are the “words that I fight against. I try to be fearless and show exactly how it is. I don’t want people to follow me to compare. I grew up always being compared to my stick-thin sisters and then I went into the industry where I was compared to everybody.”
Samantha shared Sameera’s video.
Many business colleagues dropped messages of encouragement. Actor Shamita Shetty dropped appreciative emojis, whereas designer Anita Dongre dropped black coronary heart emojis. Tisca Chopra wrote “Huggs” within the feedback field.
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An Instagram consumer dropped a delicate note on lack of appreciation rising up. She said: “I have always been studious and did extremely well during school. But when it came to recognition it always went to beautiful girls like pics in school magazines, news paper ads and performances. How much can a young heart bear? So, I eventually gave in thinking being smart didn’t really mattered that much and beauty is all that matters. I was depressed and gave up studies at some point and didn’t really have someone to talk me out of this shit. But somehow I overcame it and feel much confident now. Thank you for normalsizing that looking beautiful isn’t the penultimate of a woman’s life. We have Countries to lead, planets to explore, glass ceilings to shatter and beyond a beautiful heart to do anything and everything that we put it to. Love you Sameera.”
Sameera has for lengthy advocated against any type of discrimination that folks, extra so girls, face with regard to their pores and skin color and being pregnant associated weight acquire. She has usually spoken concerning the strain rising from the necessity to conform to society’s stereotypes.