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Ariana Grande. Image via Twitter @DontBoreUs

Ariana Grande slams body shamers: ‘Many kinds of beautiful’

‘I think we should be gentler and less comfortable commenting on people’s bodies, no matter what,’ says Ariana in a clip.

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Ariana Grande. Image via Twitter @DontBoreUs

American singer Ariana Grande just headed online to discuss the comments made about her appearance after photos of her different surfaced online. In a short clip, the songbird pleads with people to stop discussing other people’s looks — particularly when it comes to their weight.

Many of the star’s fans have come forward to defend her as well as share messages of love and support.

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Ariana Grande addresses body-shaming in new clip

Popular US singer Ariana Grande has spoken out against being body-shamed online. Taking to her Instagram, the star shared a video of herself sharing how the comments on her appearance have made her feel.

The comments were made after photos of looking Ariana looking different with light-coloured hair were posted on social media. Many people worried about her health and made comments about how the way she looks.

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US singer-songwriter Ariana Grande performs during the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on January 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP)

In the clip shared by the 26-year-old on Tuesday this week, she starts off by explaining how she hates addressing things but goes on to say:

“I just wanted to address your concerns about my body and talk a little bit about what it means to be a person with a body and to be seen and to be paid such close attention to,” she continued. “I think we should be gentler and less comfortable commenting on people’s bodies, no matter what.”

This included even cutting out positive compliments — especially when they are only about a person’s outter appearance.

“If you think you’re saying something good or well-intentioned, whatever it is, healthy or unhealthy, big or small, this or that, sexy or not sexy, we should really work towards not doing that as much.”

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Helping each other

The star also added that people should be more focused on helping one another and keeping one another safe.

“I think we should help each other work towards just being safer and keeping each other safer,” she added.

But Ariana focused more specifically on herself and wrote how her current body is way healthier than the body people are comparing her to now.

“I also just want to say: one, there are many different kinds of beautiful. There are many different ways to look healthy and beautiful,” she said.

“And personally for me, the body that you’ve been comparing my current body to was the unhealthiest version of my body.”

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