As a woman in Hollywood, Hillary Duff understands the pressure to look a certain way.
But after years of struggle How I met your father The star reconciled with her body, revealing the process in a show interview in which she revealed everything.
Duff, who became famous as a child Lizzie McGuirestruggled with the pressure to work as an actor in Hollywood.
“Because of my career, I can’t help but say, ‘I’m on camera and the actresses are skinny,'” she said, adding that she struggled with an eating disorder that lasted a year when she was just 17 years old.
That’s why years later Duff felt inspired to publish it all for the May / June issue women’s health, posing naked on the cover.
“I am proud of my body. I am proud that she bore me three children. I became calm with the changes my body went through, ”Duff said.
“I also want people to know that the makeup artist was there, illuminating my whole body, and someone put me in the most flattering position.”
Help, of course, will not hurt, but it’s nice to see how celebrities openly and sincerely talk about the realities of photo shoots.
The 34-year-old girl recalled a moment when she felt peace with her body, sharing that it happened after she gave birth to daughter Banks.
“I didn’t even know if I would be able to have another child [after her divorce from ex Mike Comrie]”She explained.
“So being a mom again is possible. It was a mixture of things – to settle down and realize that I am powerful, talented and smart. All mental things.
Duff shared the cover with her fans on Instagram, describing the experience as “scary”.
“I knew it would terrify me, and I was right!” she wrote.
“@Womenshealthmag had the most beautiful shot for all the women and I actually had a better time. I felt strong and beautiful and laughed a lot while taking some of these poses without high-waisted mom jeans and the oversized things I usually wear. ”
She thanked the magazine for capturing a moment when she felt “completely vulnerable but powerful”.
Liberation, self-acceptance and empowerment
Duff is hardly the first celebrity woman to pose nude on the cover of a magazine, and she won’t be the last.
After all, the flow turned. A bare cover no longer means just a lot of skin.
It is a sign of liberation, self-acceptance and empowerment.
Women’s healthin particular, for many years defended this message through him Naked issue.
Women of all ages and sizes adorned the cover of the magazine naked, highlighting body positivity and inclusiveness and presenting women who feel comfortable in their skin.
And let’s not forget the iconic Demi Moore Fair of Vanity the 1991 cover on which she posed nude while pregnant with her daughter Scout Willis.
Photographs of naked pregnancies would hardly have caused a stir these days, but at the time it was considered very controversial.
Tina Brown who was Fair of Vanity the then editor, told CNBC she believes they did something great by publishing this cover.
“It’s one of my most honorable things we’ve done for women because it has really freed women from maternity clothes. And it also freed women from the feeling that pregnancy is something that needs to be covered up. ”
The photo, taken by photographer Annie Leibovitz, made such an impression, Time considered him one of the most influential images of all time in 2016.
Thanks to this cover, posing naked during pregnancy is now normal.
Serena Williams did it on the cover Fair of Vanity in 2018, like our own Megan Gale’s Marie Claire in 2014.
But celebrating your body isn’t just reserved for the first covers of magazines.
For Britney Spears Instagram is also quite a good option.
The singer posted several nude photos on her platform a few months after her save ended.
While some people have criticized the singer’s choice, others argue that the photos represent Spears’s complete freedom after living 13 years of his life under someone else’s control.