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Model Gigi Hadid fires back at body shamers in Instagram post

Model Gigi Hadid posted a heartfelt message to her haters on Instagram Monday.
Model Gigi Hadid posted a heartfelt message to her haters on Instagram Monday. Twitter

Celebrities are no strangers to online criticism, but model Gigi Hadid let her naysayers know Monday that she is no longer going to tolerate the hate.

The Sports Illustrated model posted a message on her Instagram to all of her haters, defending her decision to walk in fashion shows despite having a different body type than the typical model.

“Yes, I have boobs, I have abs, I have a butt, I have thighs, but I’m not asking for special treatment,” Hadid wrote. “Your mean comments don’t make me want to change my body, they don’t make me want to say no to the designers that ask me to be in their shows, and they definitely don’t change the designers’ opinions of me.”

Preach, Gigi.

Many of Hadid’s followers backed her up with encouraging comments on the post.

“If people criticize her body, I can’t do life anymore,” one commenter said.

“You are beyond pretty, please don’t listen to people moved by envy only,” another commenter posted.

Here’s Hadid’s full response:

 

A photo posted by Gigi Hadid (@gigihadid) on

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