Bella Hadid is defending her body after Instagram trolls called her thin frame “disturbing.”
The model, 22, is getting ready to return to the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show and showed off photos of a fitting on Instagram.
“Victoria’s Secret fittings today,” she captioned a series of photos of herself in thigh-high snake-skin boots and a matching black underwear and bra set. “I can’t wait for you to see all of the beautiful outfits.
She added, “I’m so grateful to be a part of the show again, feeling happier and healthier than ever.”
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@victoriassecret fittings today💛i can’t wait for you to see all of the beautiful outfits …i’m so grateful to be a part of the show again, feeling happier and healthier than ever🖤 (all body types are different and react differently to a great workout routine and a healthy diet❤️💪🏼🌟)
But when rude commenters began shaming her body, Hadid shot back.
“Skin and bone. That second page is quite frankly disturbing,” one person wrote. “I have nothing against being slim but this is unhealthy on so many levels. Shame on Victoria’s Secret for encouraging and promoting this totally unrealistic image. We must put an end to the concept of looks = value.”
Another said, “I will never understand why bones protruding through skin is considered beautiful.”
While Hadid didn’t directly respond to the haters, she did alter her original caption to say, “All body types are different and react differently to a great workout routine and a healthy diet.”
Hadid has been walking the iconic show since 2016.
The annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show airs Dec. 2.