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Emma Stone admits she body shamed other women

The 25-year-old actress has opened up about girls and body shaming saying she has been a part of it.
Emma Stone

“I firmly believe that nothing really affects you or can really bother you if you don’t already feel that way about yourself,” she told USA Today.

“When I make a comment about someone or I choose to gossip about someone and speculate about their body or their life or their face, it’s usually a reflection of something I’m feeling myself. That has become ingrained in me. I’m trying to eliminate gossip from my own life,” she added.

Jamie Foxx, Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield at the ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise Of Electro’ Berlin premiere.

The 25-year-old star of The Amazing Spider-Man, who is dating actor Andrew Garfield, said she has had to deal with numerous rumours and criticism about her looks and weight.

“I’ve seen a lot of comments that say, ‘Eat a sandwich’ or ‘She looks sick.’ I’ve been looking at myself in the mirror being mean to myself. I’m not sick. I eat sandwiches. There is in no way is it my intention to be a bad example. That has been kind of bothering me lately. I’ve shamed myself for it. We shame each other online. We’re always too skinny or too fat or too tall or too short. They’re just confirming this feeling I have about myself. I’m trying to figure my body out. It bothers me because I care so much about young girls. We’re shaming each other and we’re shaming ourselves, and it sucks.”

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