29 Stars Who Shamed Their Body-Shamers

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Being in the spotlight might seem fabulous sometimes, but it also means more criticism.

From fans on social media to other celebrities who think they have a right to comment, there are way too many people who think it's okay to criticize celebrities for their appearances.

These 29 stars have dealt with such body-shaming, but their responses?

They totally shamed their body-shamers!

And we LOVE them for it.

1. Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez
When Selena Gomez was insulted about her weight on Instagram, she responded with a photo of herself in a bathing suit. The caption read, "I love being happy with me y'all. #theresmoretolove."

2. Ariel Winter

Ariel Winter
Modern Family actress Ariel Winter receives negative comments all too often about her appearance and the clothes she wears, but her responses are always golden. "Dear sorry body-shamers, I looked HOT in that dress," was just one of her responses. She also tweeted recently, "Know your value. Remember who you are. Love yourself. You're perfect along with the hashtag: #stoptheshaming.

3. Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks' response to insults about her weight after photos were taken of her on the beach was simple and to the point. "Kiss my fat ass!"

4. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato has struggled with eating disorders, and that's something she's been open about. So when the haters starting criticizing her body, she was quick to respond. "Dear haters, you don't have to like me cause I love you. Everyone's equal, everyone has a soul, and everyone deserves to be loved."

5. Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian
Like many others, Kim Kardashian was criticized for her weight gain during pregnancy, but her response on Twitter was pretty fabulous. "Anyone who has had a baby knows how hard it is to lose weight... your body totally changes! Making fun of me pregnant and making fun of me trying to lose weight now, shame on you. I'm not perfect, but I will never conform to your skinny standards. Sorry!"

6. Khloe Kardashian

Khloe Kardashian
Khloe Kardashian has received a lot of criticism for her weight, often called "the fat one" of the Kardashian family. She consistently stands up for herself on the issue. "My weight doesn't define who I am."

7. Sasha Pieterse

Sasha Pieterse
Sasha Pieterse received criticism for weight fluxuation, and finally responded with a photo on instagram that read, "I am currently under construction... thank you for your patience." She elaborated even further with a caption: "As a lot of you have noticed my body has gone through some changes, and I want to clear the air and give you an explanation. I have been facing a bad hormone imbalance that has thrown my body completely out of whack. I want to assure you that I'm healthy and getting everything back on track! A big thanks to all of you who have been in my corner! We live in such a judge mental society that puts every kind of flaw, including weight gain, in the same category. And for those of you who are struggling with any health problem, hormone imbalance, and weight gain of any sort I urge and encourage you to please deal with it in a healthy manor."

8. Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano
It's amazing what people feel comfortable saying on social media. Jay Mohr criticized Milano's weight gain after having a baby, to which Milano said, "So sorry you felt the need to publicly shame me. Be well and God Bless. Please send my love to your beautiful wife."

9. Wentworth Miller

Wentworth Miller
After receiving criticism for weight gain, the Prison Break star had a clever response, making a meme that he posted on Twitter with a photo of his lean self next to a heavier image, and a caption that read, "When you break out of prison and find out about McDonald's Monopoly..." But on a more serious note, he also shared that he was depressed and suicidal. "And I turned to food. It could have been anything. Drugs. Alcohol. Sex. But eating became the one thing I could look forward to."

10. Iskra Lawrence

Iskra Lawrence
When model Iskra Lawrence was called a "fat cow" by some hater on Instagram, she responded with a simple photo of herself in lingerie, surrounded by potato chips.

11. Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer isn't trying to please anyone. She posted a nearly need photo of herself with a message in response to haters: "I am a size 6 and have no plans of changing. This is it. Stay on or get off. Kisses!"

12. Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy
After being called "tractor-sized" and a "female hippo," Melissa McCarthy responded to film critic Rec Reed, saying "I felt really bad for someone who is swimming in so much hate. I just thought, that's someone who's in a really bad spot, and I am in such a happy spot."

13. Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez
Believe it or not, even Jennifer Lopez has been criticized for her appearance. When a manager told her to lose weight, she fired him. "I was so infuriated that somebody said you couldn't have a little extra meat on you."

14. Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell
Kristen Bell was criticized for weight gain after having a baby, and her response was one everyone should pay attention to. "I am not a woman whose self-worth comes from her dress size," she said.

15. Kate Upton

Kate Upton
When Kate Upton was criticized for her weight, she responsed that she wants to enjoy life: "I'm not going to starve just to be thing. I want to enjoy life and I can't if I'm not eating a miserable."

16. Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence is proud of her appearance, and you won't catch her trying out any fad diets. Or any diets at all, for that matter. She once stated, "If anybody even tries to whisper the word 'diet,' I'm like, you can go f*ck yourself."

17. Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson
When Jessica Simpson was criticized for her weight gain after having a baby, she ignored it, stating, "It's ridiculous and unfair. I think any woman who is pregnant and creating a life is pretty much entitled to eat whatever she wants as lons as she's healthy. I wasn't going to let the media take away from what was one of the happiest times of my life."

18. Lily Allen

Lily Allen
Lily Allen was criticized by Katie Hopkins for the way she looked after having a baby. Allen responded with a series of tweets: "Yes, after tragically losing a child so late into my pregnancy, I may have gained a few pounds, I am one of many who find comfort in food. The two pregnancies that followed were terrifying because of what had happened before and I was pretty much on bed rest for 20 months. I wasn't exercising because I didn't want to take any risks, and funnily enough, the survival of my children felt more important than being thin."

19. Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson
When Katie Hopkins criticized Kelly Clarkson for her weight gain (and seriously, what is it with this woman criticizing everyone?) she responded with grace. "Oh, she's tweeted something nasty about me? That's because she doesn't know me. I'm awesome! It doesn't bother me. It's a free world. Say what you will," Clarkson said.

20. Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe
Gabourey Sidibe may have had the very best comeback of them all after she was criticized for her appearance at the Gold Globes. "To people making mean comments about my GG pics, I mos def cried about it on that private jet on the way to my dream job last night. #JK"

21. Sam Smith

Sam Smith
Sam Smith was insulted about his appearance by Howard Stern (ugh), who called him a "fat, ugly motherf*cker" and said he was effeminate. Smith chose to ignore the comments on Twitter, but then responded in the best way ever during his Grammy's acceptance speech. "I just want to say that before I made this record I was doing everything to try and get my music heard. I was trying to lose weight and I was making awful music. It was only until I started to be myself that the music started to flow and the people started to listen."

22. Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling thinks it's annoying for people to make backhanded compliments. "They're like 'It's so refreshing that Mindy feels so comfortable to like let herself go and be a fat sea monster,'" she said. "It takes a lot of effort to look like a normal/chubby woman."

23. Adele

Adele
Adele's response to being called "a little too fat?" She takes it with a grain of salt. "I've never wanted to be a skinny mini with my tits out. I represent the majority of women and I'm very proud of that."

24. Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham
When a fashion blogger called Lena Dunham "daring" for showing off her chubby thighs by wearing shorts, Dunham responded by saying, "My response is, get used to it because I'm going to live to be 100 and I am going to show my thighs ever day till I die."

25. Serena Williams

Serena Williams
Serena Williams has an easy response to haters who call her too masculine. She just posts new photos of herself in a bikini or a beautiful gown.

26. Emma Stone

Emma Stone
Emma Stone has been criticized for being too thing, with comments that say "she looks sick" or that she should "eat a sandwich." Her response is an honest one. "I've shamed myself for it. We shame each other online. We're always too skinny or too fat or too tall or too short. They're just confirming this feeling I have about myself. I'm trying to figure my body out. It bothers me because I care so much about young girls. We're shaming each other and we're shaming ourselves, and it sucks."

27. Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga responded to insults about her weight gain with a pretty simple and pretty perfect response. "I'd rather be fat than shallow," she said on Twitter.

28. Chrissy Metz

Chrissy Metz
Click on the headline above to learn how Chrissy Metz shot down her shamers.

29. Ashley Graham

Ashley Graham
Click above to read one of many statements model Ashley Graham has made about her figure. You tell 'em!

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