The point is that she has a bangin’ body that would never ever be considered chubby.
Not even when she was a teen.
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However, in an interview with Cosmopolitan this week, Bella revealed that she’s only “recently” started to feel comfortable with her weight. As a teen, only TWO YEARS AGO, she considered herself to be chubby.
I was "chubbier growing up," she said, "I think I had more beauty insecurities growing up than anybody."
Bella is entitled to her opinion, especially when it comes to her own body. But we couldn’t help but feel that she’s sending the wrong message, especially to any other girl reading her interview.
Just to drive our point home, let’s look at some photos of Bella when she was a teenager…
We mean, this was her at her school prom:
And this was in 2012:
"Fake it till you make it, I guess," she said at the end of the interview.
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