She just gave birth a little over a week ago, but actress and singer Jana Kramer, 35, is already having to deal with body shaming online.
People magazine reports that following her posting a pic of herself with her guy in the wake of giving birth to son Jace Joseph — her second child with hubby Mike Caussin — she received an influx of comments mocking her for her tight clothes.
In response, she took to Instagram, writing, “A few things because honestly I'm so frustrated and I need to vent this. I wanted to post this photo (showing my stomach) because I wanted to show my journey back to healthy and my goodness I'm so glad I didn't which is why this photo is now cropped. It's amazing the comments and how rude some people be.”
She went on to explain, "No I didn't get a tummy tuck, no I don't have a personal chef, no I don't have fortunes so I didn't train everyday. Yes I had a c section, yes I am still in pain and on meds but I do have a high pain tolerance. I have had 3 stomach surgeries before this (appendix, gallbladder, and c section)..In that photo I had on a belly bandit wrapped tightly, and high waisted pants and wow here I am defending myself. Why?!!”
Kramer said her point was to defend other women going through the same process, asking, "Can we be kinder to ourselves and know that every woman has a different journey but yet we are all beautiful?"
Read her entire response:
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