Vin Diesel Responds to Dad Bod & Body Shaming News with Shirtless Instagram Photos
We know that the term "Dad Bod" has pretty much taken over the Internet in 2015, but one huge celebrity that was recently labeled with the trending term is calling it body shaming this week! Vin Diesel is known for his impressive physique, but the Hollywood superstar was recently photographed with somewhat of a gut, which led to the media placing him on the "Dad Bod" list! Well, Diesel has responded to this news with Instagram photos proving that his gut is still cut as usual, with a shirtless image to further prove his point. Check out what Diesel had to say about body shaming this week on Good Morning America in a video below!
When THIS PHOTO started to spread around Instagram, Facebook, Reddit, Twitter and the rest of the Internet, Diesel was labeled as the latest "Dad Bod" celebrity. He didn't appreciate the media body shaming him, so he responded with some messages and photos on Instagram. Check them out right here (via The Mary Sue):
It is amazing the response from the journalists who I have been talking to for the last two days in New York. Today one wanted to see the dad bod. Haha. I am wondering if I should show the picture... Body-shaming is always wrong! What do you think? #LastWitchHunter
A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Oct 10, 2015 at 8:25pm PDT
The pic from yesterday... For those who wanted the show... For all the angels that love dad bod regardless... I will post an exclusive video on my Facebook when I am done with press today. #LastWitchHunter #HappyCreative
A photo posted by Vin Diesel (@vindiesel) on Oct 11, 2015 at 11:49am PDT
Aside from his message of body shaming awareness on the social media platform, Diesel also appeared on Good Morning America where he had the opportunityto talk about the subject some more.
"Honestly I would rather it come to me than somebody else," the actor said, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "I can take it. I don't care really. I'm not trying to be in super shape all of the time. I'm trying to master my craft of making films. I do think it's wrong to body shame...Trolls on the Internet - there are all kinds of atrocities they commit on the Internet."
Check out this interview right here:
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