Demi Lovato isn’t fake. She’s all about showing off what she looks like, and has no qualms about being authentic. As women and girls struggle with the pressure to look perfect as a result of their constant comparisons between themselves and airbrushed models, Demi has taken to social media several times in the past to show herself off, stretch marks and all.
The 25-year-old singer took to her Instagram stories recently to do just that. The singer posted several selfies of her pulling at her skin, as well as showcasing her cellulite, with the caption, “See? no thigh gap and I still love myself.”
Demi is just one of many celebrities to pull off such a feat in the past few years, with actresses, models, and singers uploading photos of themselves without the perfect camera angles, makeup, and lighting to accentuate every positive trait and diminish each negative one.
Jamie Lee Curtis, famous for her sexy portrayals in Hollywood movies throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s, had her make-up-free self-portraits published in a popular magazine to show her fans and the world that there’s nothing to be embarrassed of.
As it was previously reported, Demi has talked honestly about her mental health and addiction struggles in the past. Most recently, Lovato slammed the idea of having a “thigh gap,” the new trend for dieters everywhere.
Moreover, the singer said she had to leave the Met Gala last year because she felt pressured to fit in.
Either way, Lovato has become an advocate for “authenticity,” for the lack of a better word. Demi went on to explain that the images of her in music videos such as “Boomerang,” are doctored and “smoothed out” so her body looks flawless.
Lovato said that she has “cellulite” just like every other woman on the earth. It’s nothing to be ashamed of; we’re all human.