Kelly Ripa: Body-Shamed (Hard!) for This Bikini Pic

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Call us crazy.

Say we're going out on a major limb here, but we still feel a need to say it:

The Internet can be a very cruel place.

Kelly Ripa Red Carpet Pic

No, really. It's true!

Just take the case of Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, for example.

The long-time couple were out and about on the beach over the weekend, having a swell time in the sun, snapping pictures and sharing them on social media.

At one point, Consuelos took a photo of his 47-year old wife in a two-piece bathing suit and wrote as a caption:

“Sultry Sundays with the sexy one are my fave,” he wrote.

Pretty sweet, right?

And, based on the snapshot itself right here, pretty accurate, right?

Kelly Ripa Bikini Pic

Looking damn fine, Kelly Ripa!

The pair’s Instagram affection continued from there, with Ripa and Consuelos posting beach shots together in their Instagram stories, simply adding "#daddy" and "Yep" as captions.

Considering the stars have been married since 1996 and have three kids, it's refreshing to see that they remain so in love and so attracted to each other.

It's refreshing to us, at least.

To others, apparently, it's the basis for some serious body-shaming.

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What follows is a sampling of actual comments left by actual social media users who really may need to get a life or find a hobby -- or both!

She has the body of a 12-year-old boy. Guess ‘sexy’ is a matter of opinion. She is adorable, but …

Kelly’s gorgeous, but isn’t there a cutoff age where age appropriateness comes into play?

Just because you can rock a bikini, doesn’t mean you should. When you have teenagers whose friends can ogle pictures, then it’s creepy.

She has a guy’s figure.

Her body is nothing to be proud of.

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Kiss

We really wish we were making these critiques up.

But this is sort of stuff some people really take the time to think of and write online.

Nobody is immune to this sort of shaming, either, not even buff men such as Stephen Amell.

It makes us very sad to consider, but then we get all happy again when we remember how these strong women (and men!) often fight back against the loser trolls.

Take the following cases, for instance, and then go from being angry to being inspired.

Simply put: yo go, stars!

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