‘Don’t let that stop you’

Lili Reinhart

Lili Reinhart

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Lili Reinhart has an important message about body positivity.

In a post shared Tuesday On both her Twitter and Instagram accounts, the 25-year-old actress said “reminder to myself and to everyone” … “you do not need a flat or perfectly toned belly to wear a crop top.”

“These ‘summer body’ trends are toxic,” it said Riverdale star wrote. “Your body is ready for summer, no matter what it looks like. Let it not stop you from enjoying something 🥲🙏🏻.”

Reinhart has previously been honest about his body image and mental health. The star has been open about having depression since she revealed in May 2021 that she has been dealing with the disease for 11 years.

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In January became Chemical hearts alum shared a “love note” to her body on Instagram before revealing that she had “struggled with obsessions about my body / weight the past few months.” At one point, she said at the time, it became “pretty serious.”

On her Instagram stories, the star said she would be “vulnerable and share” her inner struggle “in the hope that some of you who are also struggling do not feel so alone.”

“I’m here with you,” she wrote earlier this year. “It’s challenging to look at his body with love instead of criticism. It’s a practice I’m still learning.”

Teen Choice Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - August 13, 2017

Teen Choice Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA – August 13, 2017

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As for her experience with fame, Reinhart revealed that she “did not think that being in this industry, so obsessed with women’s body and weight, could ever mess with my own body acceptance and positivity … but it has . “

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That Hustlers actress also said: “I wish I had not grown up in a time when the media only worshiped one size of woman. My body has carried me through 25 years of life. All my scars, tears, traumas … I wish I could love it more even when it does not look like it did when I was 20. “

Later, Reinhart urged his followers to “keep talking about” body positivity and help “normalize” the concept. “Empathy with others. Show compassion and kindness.”

“It’s painful to think that hundreds of millions of us are so worried about what our bodies look like,” she wrote on Instagram. “It’s an incredibly broken system. Somewhere along the line, humanity has really fed up.”

Reinhart remarked, “I know I’m not alone in this toxic way of thinking about my body. And it’s heartbreaking that this feeling is understood by so many of us.”

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