- Michelle Gumabao addressed on Instagram the bashers who constantly body-shame her
- She revealed that after transitioning from volleyball to beauty pageants, some people criticized her for supposedly being too muscular
- According to Michelle, she is not insecure about being muscular because she needed those muscles to excel in volleyball
- Additionally, she urged other people to love themselves and to not have their self-esteem depend on the opinion of others
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Michelle Gumabao took to social media to address the bashers who constantly body-shame her.
KAMI learned that Michelle revealed that after transitioning from volleyball to beauty pageants, some people criticized her for supposedly being too muscular.
The athlete-beauty queen responded by telling them that she is not insecure about being muscular because she needed those muscles to excel in volleyball.
She urged other people to love themselves and to not have their self-esteem depend on the opinion of others.
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“Transitioning from being a professional volleyball player to beauty pageants, I was and still am being criticized for being too big or too muscular. My legs are too big they say, honestly they really are
“instead of being insecure about it, which is a constant battle of choice, I just remind myself that these legs got me through years of intense volleyball, allowed me to jump, play and win.
“If you constantly find yourself comparing who you are and how you look with others, may this remind you that self love and confidence won’t be handed to you, it is a choice! I say let them hate, They‘ll never understand that these muscles are only made for champions,” Michelle posted.
Michelle Gumabao is a volleyball player and a beauty queen in the Philippines. After playing volleyball for the De La Salle University, she became even more well-known for joining the reality program “Pinoy Big Brother.”
Many celebrities have become targeted online by body shamers. KC Concepcion recently fired back against netizens who criticized her curvy figure.
Actress Melissa Ricks was also slammed by a netizen who said that she looked like an elephant. The star responded by telling the basher that she gained weight due to motherhood and that she does not mind being compared to an elephant because she is still pretty.
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