To all the people embarrassed by their bodies, Mindy Kaling has a message: “you don’t have to be a size 0” to wear a bikini.
The actress posted a couple of shots of her self in two-piece swim suits on her Instagram account.
“IDK 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. Swipe for my storytime and have a great summer,” Kaling wrote.
Kim Kardashian threw her support to Kaling’s message with one simple word-“beautiful.”
That comment generated more than 500 likes, but also a few snarky comments.
“Yeah coming from someone who has to have plastic surgery to feel good about their body,” said one.
“Be nice,” admonished another.
In a video message posted yesterday, Kaling explained her motivation for her post.
She gave a plug to high bottom bikinis which she says are more flattering to her figure. She encouraged everyone who wants to buy one to send her photos on Instagram.
“My very best best friend in the world, Jocelyn, is from Hawaii. I would go visit her when I was in college. And what I was struck about Hawaii was that everybody wears bikinis. It does not matter what your body type is. You rock a bikini because you’re in Hawaii.”
Inspirational words to live by. I know someone who turned down an invitation for a weekend on a houseboat because she said she would be embarrassed to wear a swimsuit.
Be embarrassed no more.
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