Athiya Shetty Reveals She Has Been A Victim Of Body Shaming For Being Skinny; 'I Am A Lot More Confident About Myself And Who I Am As A Person Today'

Athiya Shetty revealed that she has been a victim of body shaming because she looked a certain way

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Athiya Shetty Reveals She Has Been A Victim Of Body Shaming For Being Skinny; 'I Am A Lot More Confident About Myself And Who I Am As A Person Today'
Athiya Shetty is one of the most loved actresses in Bollywood. She made her acting debut with Salman Khan produced film 'Hero' and later went on to star in Mubakaran, Motichoor Chakanoor and Nawabzade. While the actress is yet to announce her new project, she keeps fans updated about what she's up to in life. In a recent interview, Athiya revealed that she has been a victim of body shaming and how she has accepted her flaws and is more confident now as compared to before.

Speaking to ANI, she said, "I have fallen into the category of body shaming when I was young. People need to realise that body shaming is not only associated with being overweight but also being skinny. I have always believed that commenting on someone's weight, appearance or anything that can make them less confident is something that is inappropriate."

She further added that it is important to be kind and understand that how a person feel reflects in their everyday activities as well as their everyday doings. "So one has to be mindful of how they comment and what they say about people," she added.

Adding to that, she also said that she used to be very conscious of her body and 'I still am, but I am a lot better because I am a lot more confident about myself and who I am as a person today'.

Furthermore, talking about the notion of beauty in society, she said, "There are so many false adjectives of beautiful. I think it is scary because you see so many people wanting to look the same way and because of social media it is also starting from a very young age which is sad."

The actress then shared that flaws are a mark of being human. "Being imperfect is your own perfect, it is important to help society understand that not everyone is the same so I think it's more spoken about for women rather than men to have different body types. All men don't need to be muscular and look a certain way because it is tough to sometimes be a certain way and you shouldn't need to feel that," said the actress.






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