Lili Reinhart got real about struggling to love the skin that she is in.
The 25-year-old actress has long been an outspoken advocate of mental health over the years, using her social media platforms to talk about her anxiety, depression, physical insecurities, and how she manages them. And recently, Reinhart opened up about having “obsessive” thoughts about her body lately and the toll it has been taking on her mental health in a series of vulnerable messages posted to Instagram Stories. She began:
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The Riverdale star then admitted that the unrealistic and toxic beauty standards within the entertainment industry have caused her to change the way she views her own body, saying:
While acknowledging the physical and emotional battles her body has faced, she expressed to her followers that she is working on being less critical of herself:
After sharing a picture of an ancient Greek statue of Aphrodite as an example of how women’s bodies have changed in the media through the years, Reinhart ended her message by recognizing how she is not alone in feeling insecure and that it’s a “heartbreaking” reality:
Well said. As always, we appreciate Lili’s raw honesty and willingness to have important conversations about body image.
[Image via MEGA/WENN]
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