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Woman Shares Boyfriend’s Body Shaming Texts On Twitter Asking What To Do, Dumps Him With Internet’s Help
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Woman Shares Boyfriend’s Body Shaming Texts On Twitter Asking What To Do, Dumps Him With Internet’s Help

Being made to feel bad or guilty about your body image is a horrible experience in any circumstances, but when the person doing it is the one who is supposed to love and support you, it can feel like a dagger through the heart.

This was the case recently for Shelby Johnson, who actually had a history of being underweight. It was, therefore, a victory of sorts for her to reach a healthy weight of 120lbs. Unfortunately, her boyfriend did not share the same onlook on beauty standards.

Shelby took to Twitter for advice after receiving bizarre and disrespectful criticism from her so-called beloved, sharing text messages in which he made some quite horrifying observations about her, including a weird obsession about her gut sticking out more than his. Because a “beer gut” is perfectly acceptable for a man, but is body shaming-worthy for a woman apparently.

“Am I overreacting for feeling hurt by this? I’m at a loss and just can’t even comprehend how someone who claims to love me can say this,” she wrote. Because really, does a person fall in love with a face and body? Or is it the mind, spirit, and personality where we make that connection?

Her tweet quickly went viral, with Shelby receiving an outpouring of love, support, and advice from thousands of people. Including people urging her to “dump his ass” and low-key public shaming him.

Scroll down below to check out how it unfolded for yourself and let us know what you think in the comments. Did she do the right thing by unveiling the rude people among us? Join the discussion!

Shelby Johnson had a relationship crisis recently

And it started with her boyfriend’s texts about her weight

Comments came pouring in

Shelby felt empowered after the support she received

Here are some reactions to Shelby’s decision

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hmm...
Community Member
4 years ago

If that is overweight, then i'm literally a pile of pudding

Lisa Shelton
Community Member
4 years ago

That's a good thing. People love pudding.

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M
Community Member
4 years ago

She looks fine to me. I'm more worried with her need for attention...Why does she have to share this with the world!?

Rebecca Rogers
Community Member
4 years ago

she was questioning whether what he was saying was ok or not. Sometimes you need an outside 3rd party to put things into perspective

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Alusair Alustriel
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4 years ago

She looks fine. What I don't get is why she would publicly post her pictures in lingerie... Especially the second one in the 4-pieces series... I mean, it's not offensive or anything, I guess I just admire her courage, cause I think some things should stay private. And you can show your beer gut or the lack of it in other clothes than those ;)

Roman Pintus
Community Member
4 years ago

She's posting them because of the same reason she posted all of it - attention.

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hmm...
Community Member
4 years ago

If that is overweight, then i'm literally a pile of pudding

Lisa Shelton
Community Member
4 years ago

That's a good thing. People love pudding.

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M
Community Member
4 years ago

She looks fine to me. I'm more worried with her need for attention...Why does she have to share this with the world!?

Rebecca Rogers
Community Member
4 years ago

she was questioning whether what he was saying was ok or not. Sometimes you need an outside 3rd party to put things into perspective

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Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
4 years ago

She looks fine. What I don't get is why she would publicly post her pictures in lingerie... Especially the second one in the 4-pieces series... I mean, it's not offensive or anything, I guess I just admire her courage, cause I think some things should stay private. And you can show your beer gut or the lack of it in other clothes than those ;)

Roman Pintus
Community Member
4 years ago

She's posting them because of the same reason she posted all of it - attention.

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