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10 Inspiring Quotes About Body Confidence

Need a bit of a body image boost? Here are 10 of our favourite body confidence quotes from female celebrities.
Jennifer Lawrence
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1. Rihanna 

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“You shouldn’t be pressured into trying to be thin by the fashion industry…It’s not realistic and it’s not healthy” 

2. Kim Kardashian

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“I might have a little bit of cellulite. I might not be toned everywhere. I might struggle in this area or that, but accepting that just empowers me” 

3. Jennifer Lawrence

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“I’m never going to starve myself for a part. I don’t want little girls to be like, “Oh, I want to look like Katniss”, so I’m going to skip dinner. That’s something I was really conscious of during training, when you’re trying to get your body to look exactly right. I was trying to get my body to look fit and strong, not thin and underfed”

4. Beyoncé

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“I wrote ‘Bootylicious’ because, at the time, I’d gained some weight and the pressure that people but you under, the pressure to be thin it’s unbelievable. I was just 18 and you shouldn’t be thinking about that. You should be thinking about building up your character and having fun, and the song was just telling everyone to forget what people are saying, you’re bootylicious. That’s all. It’s a celebration of curves and a celebration of women’s bodies”

5. Amy Schumer

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“I’m not going to apologise for who I am. And I’m actually going to love the skin I’m in” 

6. Kristen Bell

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“Who cares if there are lumps on my thighs? I’m guilty of having human legs made up of fat, muscle and skin, and sometimes when you sit, they get bumpy” 

7. Melissa McCarthy

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“Even when someone gets to looking like she should be proud of herself, instead she’s like, ‘I could be another three pounds less; I could be a little taller and have bigger lips’. Where does it end? You have to say, ‘It’s pretty damn good. I am right here at the moment and I’m OK with it” 

8. Rebel Wilson 

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“I don’t really care what I look like that much, and I think women out there should be happy with the way they look. They shouldn’t really try to conform to any kind of stereotype. Just be happy and hopefully healthy”

9. Emma Stone

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“You’re a human being, you live once and life is wonderful, so eat that damn red velvet cupcake”

10. Drew Barrymore

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“My limbs work, so I’m not going to complain about the way my body is shaped”

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