Famous Model Shares A Side Of Her Body That You Don’t See In Fashion Magazines

This is Chrissy Teigen. If you haven’t heard of her already, she is a professional model, television show host and food aficionado. Not only that, she is the wife of Grammy award winning singer-songwriter John Legend. Since being spotted working in a surf shop in the mid 2000s, Teigen’s career has gone from strength to strength.

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Teigen, who is of Norwegian/Thai descent, married Legend back in 2013, after having dated him for the previous 7 years.

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Despite her stunning looks, Teigen admits that she is not flawless. A few days ago, she took to Instagram to post a picture of the stretch marks on her thighs. The caption read:

“Bruises from bumping the kitchen drawer handles for a week. Stretchies say hi!”

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The post had an amazing response, with women all over the world inspired by the body positivity that Teigen was promoting.

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Women began sharing pictures of their own stretch marks, which are usually a result of puberty, childbirth, weight loss or weight gain, under the hashtag #LoveYourLines.

stretch marks 6“Your [SIC] either looking at the lines or the reasons for them. Either way they are both as amazing and beautiful.”

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“I have lines, courage lines, lines of love that will never die, lines of one of the best times of my life”

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“I genuinely think that they are gorgeous. I will always flaunt mine, post pictures of them and love them because maybe my love for them will rub off on those who want to learn to love theirs.”

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“I used to hide my body because anything other than smooth, scar-free skin wasn’t attractive to many. Now… I’ve come to appreciate every mark on my body left as a memory of the life that I brought into this world.”

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“Your body is not ruined, you’re a tiger who earned her stripes.”

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