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‘Modern Family’ Star Sarah Hyland Gets Body-Shamed, And Her Emotional Response Is Going Viral
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‘Modern Family’ Star Sarah Hyland Gets Body-Shamed, And Her Emotional Response Is Going Viral

Modern Family star Sarah Hyland has been receiving quite a lot of negative comments about her body image recently, but she didn’t just sit around and take them in. Instead, the famous actress silenced all her body shamers with a powerful 8-page message.

“I’m not in control of my body type,” Hyland says to those who are body shaming her by saying she’s anorexic or she should “eat a burger”. In her message, the actress reveals she has had a rough year as she has been put on bed rest for the last couple of months due to health problems. In 2012, Hyland underwent a kidney transplant after battling kidney dysplasia. Now, as a result of being on bed rest, she was losing muscle mass making her look much skinnier, and body shamers are acting up by judging her based on their own beauty standards from behind their keyboards… Keep on scrolling to read the message that silenced them.

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Modern Family star Sarah Hyland has been receiving quite a lot negative comments about her body recently

But she didn’t just sit around and take them in

Instead, Hyland silenced all her body shamers with a powerful 8-page message

The message not only silenced body shamers

But it also touched many of her fans and fellow stars

And now they’re all showing their support on Twitter

Hopefully, Hyland will get better soon and will be able to be her active self again!

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Kori K. Warriner
Community Member
5 years ago

It is such a shame that so many people think it is acceptable to hide behind a computer and criticize someone, without even considering the circumstances behind that person. Sickening. Some days, I am such a misanthrope - I just hate people in general nowadays.

Travis Sivart
Community Member
5 years ago

Internet made me a misanthrope too. It's just too much sometimes. People show the real them when anonymous, and it's sickening.

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm so sick of the criticism of women's bodies. Too thin, too fat, too curvy, not curvy enough, too muscled and the obsession for what she wears. Enough. A woman changes the world because of what she does. To limit her to her appearance limits her and all girls and women who consume that message.

Michael Morris
Community Member
5 years ago

I don't know what her circumstances, but in college I had a classmate who was (probably still is) 89 lb. soaking wet at 4' 11" height. She was born with intestinal cancer and had about 2/3rds of her small intestines removed shortly after birth. As a result she had to eat voraciously just to maintain what weight she had. And no, it's no fun having to eat to the point of being sick every day just to end up being underweight. Morale - looks can be deceiving. Back off the spot judgement.

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Kori K. Warriner
Community Member
5 years ago

It is such a shame that so many people think it is acceptable to hide behind a computer and criticize someone, without even considering the circumstances behind that person. Sickening. Some days, I am such a misanthrope - I just hate people in general nowadays.

Travis Sivart
Community Member
5 years ago

Internet made me a misanthrope too. It's just too much sometimes. People show the real them when anonymous, and it's sickening.

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm so sick of the criticism of women's bodies. Too thin, too fat, too curvy, not curvy enough, too muscled and the obsession for what she wears. Enough. A woman changes the world because of what she does. To limit her to her appearance limits her and all girls and women who consume that message.

Michael Morris
Community Member
5 years ago

I don't know what her circumstances, but in college I had a classmate who was (probably still is) 89 lb. soaking wet at 4' 11" height. She was born with intestinal cancer and had about 2/3rds of her small intestines removed shortly after birth. As a result she had to eat voraciously just to maintain what weight she had. And no, it's no fun having to eat to the point of being sick every day just to end up being underweight. Morale - looks can be deceiving. Back off the spot judgement.

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