It’s a process. Lili Reinhart detailed her battle with body image in a raw and revealing way.“I’ve been struggling with obsessive thoughts about my body/weight the last few months and it’s gotten pretty severe in the last week,” the Riverdale star, 25, began in a series of Instagram Story posts on Thursday, January 13. “So I want to take a moment to be vulnerable and share this in the hope that any of you who are also struggling don’t feel so alone.
I’m here with you. It’s challenging to look at your body with love instead of criticism. It’s a practice I’m still learning.”Reinhart went on to explain how Hollywood has impacted her perception of herself. “I didn’t think being in this industry, that is so obsessed with womens’ [sic] bodies and weights, could ever mess with my own body acceptance and positivity … but it has,” she continued. “I wish I hadn’t grown up in a time where the media worshipped only one size of women.”Despite the Chemical Hearts star’s negative thoughts surrounding her body, she pointed out its attributes.“My body has carried me through 25 years of life.
All my scars, tears, trauma … I wish I could love it more, even when it doesn’t look like it did when I was 20. But I’m trying,” she noted. “I know my body deserves equal love and admiration at any size.Read more on usmagazine.com