Body shaming is unavoidable, irrespective of how one tries to look appealing and as such, popular OAP, Toke Makinwa, reality TV star Tacha, Temi Otedola, and others have opened up on how people have mocked them with their body parts.
Speaking during interview with BBC pidgin, Tacha said she has overtime got backlashes on social media for sharing photos showing the stretch marks on her breasts and her black knuckles.
According to Tacha, body shaming can cause depression which sometimes lead to suicidal attempts.
Also speaking on their experiences, Makinwa and Temi Otedola claimed they have bee shamed based their body sizes.
Makinwa added that body shaming is one thing that gets her angry, saying “if one doesn’t eat, people complain that they are too skinny, if someone eats too much, people complain that they are too fat”
Jackye explained how people have mocked her as a result of her small breasts, saying she never saw anything wrong with them until she got out of the big brother house and read speculations about her body.
She noted that she has also been blasted on the claims that she has flat breasts.
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Evriday women dey see wahala ontop how dem dey look; weda dem slim or fat, tall or short, pesin (both men and women) go drag dem say dem no fine. Even magazines dey constantly tell women how dia bodi suppose be, but why? Hear word from Tacha [@symply_tacha], Lydia Forson [@lydiaforson], Toke Makinwa [@tokemakinwa], Temi Otedola [@jtofashion] & Jackye Madu [@jackyemadu]. Body Shaming na di way pipo dey always criticise pipo ontop di way dem look and some of di biggest celebs don #toktok dia own for di mata. Producers: @sarahtiamiyu x @maleeki_ . . . . . . . #BBCPidgin #BodyShaming #Selflove#Thursday #FeelGood#BBCPidginTokTok #BabyGirl#JackyeMadu #BabyGirlforlife#Beautiful #BlackGirlMagic