Lady Gaga is more than a pop star — she’s a self-confidence superstar! When body-shamers tried to take down this 2017 TODAY Style Hero after her incredible Super Bowl performance, she knew just what to say.
Amazing. Breathtaking. Wow. Those are just a few examples of appropriate responses to Lady Gaga’s high-flying halftime show at Super Bowl 51.
However, there were a few viewers who didn’t focus on the songs or the spectacle of it all, and instead directed their attention and social media commentary to the singer’s body — in a bad way.
It’s hard to imagine what there was to criticize, but there were enough body-bashers out there to get the attention of Gaga herself.
And now she’s got something to say about it.
“I heard my body is a topic of conversation so I wanted to say, I’m proud of my body and you should be proud of yours too,” she wrote along a photo from her game-day performance. “No matter who you are or what you do. I could give you a million reasons why you don’t need to cater to anyone or anything to succeed.”
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Gaga kept her response positive, addressing her followers rather than the shamers.
“Be you, and be relentlessly you,” she urged her fans. “That’s the stuff of champions.”
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