The 27 year American singer, songwriter, actress,and T.V judge ( Demetria Devonne Lovato) went on Instagram and unashamedly posted an unedited photo of herself in two piece bikini and, bravely declares this is the real Demi while encouraging others to appreciate who and what they represent.
“This is my biggest fear. A photo of me in a bikini unedited. And guess what? It’s CELLULIT!!!! I am Literally Soooo tired of being ashamed of my body, editing it (Yes the other bikini pics were edited and I hate that I did that, but it’s the truth). So that others think I’m THEIR idea of what beautiful is. But it’s just not me. This is what I got. I want this new chapter in my life to be about being authentic to who I am.“
Rather than being judged based on other peoples standard of what beautiful is , she wrote: “So here’s me unashamed, unafraid and proud to own a body that has fought through so much and will continue to amaze me when I hopefully give birth one day”.Anyway here’s to RAW, REAL, and I love me….I hope to inspire someone to appreciate their body today#nationalcelluliteday.#CELLULIT!!!!@ddlovato(Instagram).
I personally applaud this bold move by Demi ,( Demetria Devonne Lovato). Considering, that last year, 2018 the singer suffered a near death experience ; when she was found unresponsive after an apparent drug over-dose. She was hospitalized over a week! Demi thankful to be alive, willingly checked into a rehab center for some time .She has always been open and apologetic to her fans for her fragile human errors, as a result of struggling with the demons of ” acceptance,” and having a “perfect body image” or size, she once tweeted after an emotional concert in Lisbon Portugal , June ,2018 “Tonight I took the stage a new person with a new life.Thank you to everyone who has supported me through this journey, it will never be forgotten“@ddlovato. The singer and actress as a young child started acting in Barneys and friends, then on to Disney channel, some of her work included Camp Rock 1 and 2, and as musical artist produced successful songs including,” Sorry, Not Sorry,” “Give your heart a break” and “ confident“.Seems to be , Demi is living out her songs without apologies!
I am also applauding her need to unmask and reveal the authentic Demi; the one who, though a celebrity, isn’t perfect,because she’s like the rest of us, Just human! Like all imperfect, uniquely created individuals, she should be allowed to be herself , without anyone judging, or social media pressures nor criticisms!
Why do we feel the compulsion to push people to such close to cliff-edge limits , with unnecessary , unfair demands of “perfection” and “conditional affection” . What qualifies any person to make such call? No body is perfect and we need to redirect our energy to positively ending unnecessary world starvation, sicknesses and diseases, providing shelter for homeless, making education affordable, preserving natural resources through recycling and breathable air , and not just “making America great again”, but generally making the world a better place to Live.
By Millicent Olaghere Blast
REMEMBER, YOUR IMAGE MATTERS, SO LIVE EXCELLENTLY!