By: Cole Delybck
Anonymous trolls have something to say about Ariel Winter's appearance. It must be Thursday.
The "Modern Family" actress has long been a target for body shamers and repeatedly shuts down haters who feel the need to comment on her weight, cleavage, cutoff shorts and other things that will never be their business.
Now, Winter has yet again refused to succumb to social media negativity by adopting a DGAF attitude that benefits all of us. After sharing a photo of her nude bodycon graduation dress on Instagram, the actress, who is off to UCLA in the fall, received a deluge of nasty responses.
On Wednesday night, Winter released a series of tweets with the hashtag #EmbraceYourBody, directed at her detractors, to politely inform them how much she loved the dress in question and how little she cares about their opinions.
Winter has been on somewhat of a body-positive crusade over the past year, calling out offensive comments on social media to highlight the ways in which women -- especially female celebrities -- are picked apart in our current cultural climate.
"We live in a day and age where everything you do is ridiculed," she told Glamour in 2015 after undergoing breast reduction surgery. "The internet bullies are awful. I could post a photo where I feel good, and 500 people will comment about how fat I am, and that I am disgusting."
Somehow, Winter charges on by loving herself more and more each day and encouraging her followers to do the same.
"Know your value," she wrote on Twitter. "Remember who you are. Love yourself. You're perfect