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Prison Break Star Says ‘It Hurt To Breathe’ After Seeing This Fat-Shaming Meme Of Him, Stuns Fans With Response
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Prison Break Star Says ‘It Hurt To Breathe’ After Seeing This Fat-Shaming Meme Of Him, Stuns Fans With Response

Most of us have heard about the iconic TV show Prison Break by now, an incredibly addictive series that revolves around two brothers trying to escape from prison. Back in 2005, when the show started, everyone fell in love with the main character Michael Scofield. The famous actor behind this incredibly smart and brave protagonist is Wentworth Miller, a talented artist that managed to perfectly portray Michael’s unique character.

But one thing stood out the most, and that was Wentworth Miller’s incredibly beautiful physique. Everyone praised his features, and he was often spoken about as the ‘sexiest man alive.’

However, back in 2016 a new meme appeared on the Internet that showed two pictures of Miller side by side, revealing a definite change in his body shape. What made the comparison even worse was the comment next to it that said: “When you break out of prison and find out about McDonald’s Monopoly…”

After the image went viral, Wentworth Miller decided that he was not having it. The actor went on his Facebook page to declare his opinion on what was clearly fat-shaming, also stating that everyone should think twice before they judge others. In his heartfelt message, Wentworth revealed that when the picture was taken he was living with depression, and even having suicidal thoughts. He explained that food became the only thing he was looking forward to in his day. Now, Miller’s text is seen as not only portraying his strength, but is also a motivational message to everyone who suffers from similar mental health issues.

Scroll down to see Miller’s inspirational response to internet bullies, and tell us what you think in the comments!

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 if you or someone you know needs urgent help. Call 1-800-273-8255 or go to their official website to live chat with a counselor.

Golden Globe nominee Wentworth Miller is mainly known for his role in the TV series Prison Break

Image credits: Prison Break

Where he portrayed a brave and incredibly smart character named Michael Scofield

Image credits: Prison Break

Many people praised Miller’s incredible acting skills and his beautiful physique, he was often referred to as the ‘sexiest man alive’

Image credits: Prison Break

However, back in 2016 a meme that mocked Miller’s body changes surfaced on the Internet

The Golden Globe nominee wasn’t having it, so he went online and shared a post revealing the actual struggles he went through

And the Internet reacted in the most heartfelt way

Many related to Miller’s message praising him for his courage

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d r e a m w o r l d
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4 years ago

"Fit to flab?" More like "Fit to FAB." Dude's looking pretty great, and mind you, that's coming from a lesbian!

Alib
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4 years ago

I agree! But mostly I am so glad he admits to his depression and struggles with mental health. After Anthony Bourdain Kate Spade killed themselves within days of each other, we MUST learn to talk about mental health issues and remove the stigma. Celebrities have no problem discussing cancer, diabetes or other health issues. Why is the brain the only organ in the body we should be ashamed of when it gets ill? I hope this actor is doing better, is happy, at peace, and well.

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Yunyann See
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4 years ago

Either way, he still looks great. Better be food than drugs, wise choice.

BetsyB
Community Member
4 years ago

Agreed. He still looks better than most average guys. Heck he could probably gain 50 lbs and still look good.

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Daniel Fleming
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4 years ago

So much more to the man I've only to known as Captain Cold.

Hard 2 Guess
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4 years ago

Thank you. I was just about to Google his name to see if he is Captain Cold. I love the way Captain Cold speaks. Just Amazing.

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d r e a m w o r l d
Community Member
4 years ago

"Fit to flab?" More like "Fit to FAB." Dude's looking pretty great, and mind you, that's coming from a lesbian!

Alib
Community Member
4 years ago

I agree! But mostly I am so glad he admits to his depression and struggles with mental health. After Anthony Bourdain Kate Spade killed themselves within days of each other, we MUST learn to talk about mental health issues and remove the stigma. Celebrities have no problem discussing cancer, diabetes or other health issues. Why is the brain the only organ in the body we should be ashamed of when it gets ill? I hope this actor is doing better, is happy, at peace, and well.

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Yunyann See
Community Member
4 years ago

Either way, he still looks great. Better be food than drugs, wise choice.

BetsyB
Community Member
4 years ago

Agreed. He still looks better than most average guys. Heck he could probably gain 50 lbs and still look good.

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Daniel Fleming
Community Member
4 years ago

So much more to the man I've only to known as Captain Cold.

Hard 2 Guess
Community Member
4 years ago

Thank you. I was just about to Google his name to see if he is Captain Cold. I love the way Captain Cold speaks. Just Amazing.

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