Gigi Hadid Opens Up About Her Biggest Body Insecurities

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Gigi Hadid might be considered one of the most popular supermodels on the planet, but even she has issues with her body image.

The 23-year-old supermodel, who boasts more than 43 million Instagram followers, spoke on a panel at a Vogue conference about the pressures of modeling and what it means to be under constant public scrutiny.


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“I loved my body when I was curvier and then as I lost it people were still mean. Yeah, I know I’m skinny,” Hadid explained. “I’m looking in the mirror, I’m trying to eat burgers and do squats. I want an ass, too. I get it, I got it, thank you.”

Despite her many admirers on Instagram, Hadid receives a lot of online hate too, whether she’s dressed up or down. (RELATED: Gigi Hadid’s Latest Modeling Campaign Is Getting Major Twitter Backlash)

And while some models, like Emily Ratajkowski, seem to genuinely enjoy being naked, Gigi says she’s different.

“Some people are empowered and excited to be naked, and that is amazing. I wish I was one of those people, and I’m not one of those people, and I’ve accepted that about myself and that’s OK,” she said.


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We’re just glad Gigi is embracing herself for who she really is.

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