Rachel McAdams Was Criticized for Her Hairy Armpits. “That’s Just Nasty!”

3 weeks ago

It might seem that in the era of body positivity, people are tolerant of each other and don’t judge others’ appearances. But recently, Rachel McAdams faced a barrage of negative comments for posing with hairy armpits. However, there were also those who supported the actress’s decision.

McAdams asked for minimal editing on her pictures.

McAdams recently embarked on a photo shoot to promote her recent film, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. However, what sets this shoot apart is McAdams’ powerful request for minimal editing, «This is my body, and I think that’s so important to reflect back out to the world.» Embracing her post-pregnancy body with confidence and authenticity.

In a world where unrealistic beauty standards often prevail, McAdams’ decision to showcase her natural body, even while wearing latex underwear, sends a powerful message of self-love and acceptance.

A debate ensued.

Rachel McAdams’ recent photo shoot, where she proudly displayed her natural body, has ignited a fiery debate among observers. While some critics have been quick to condemn her choice, labeling armpit hair as “gross” and insinuating attention-seeking behavior, others have passionately come to her defense.

“Dear Lord... She has more pit hair than me,’ a man revealed. ’Not sure who exactly really wants pit hair. It’s kinda worthless,” wrote one commenter. “That’s just nasty,” another used added. Someone called the woman ’Rachel McArmpits.’ “They need to stop bringing that back. There was a reason it went away. I will not comply,” wrote another person. “I would vomit if my wife had armpit hair like this,” a different user added.

One defender emphatically asserts, “This is not news. Get a new job and stop commenting on women’s bodies. Our bodies are none of your business.” Another supporter echoes McAdams’ sentiment, stating, “I don’t shave either, I wouldn’t do anything that would damage my skin like razors... and especially on something normal and above all natural.” These voices advocate for autonomy over one’s body and challenge societal expectations regarding beauty standards.

“Powerful. Amazing. Stunning. Brave,’ wrote somebody. “I wish more celebs would be this comfortable in their bodies,” added another.

Reflecting on her journey, Rachel McAdams shares a piece of advice she wishes she could impart to her preteen self: “Always have shaving cream, and then if you want to stop shaving again one day, that’s ok too.” In this simple yet profound statement, McAdams encapsulates the essence of self-acceptance and empowerment

Despite the mixed perception in society, more and more women are opting not to shave and are showing their honest photos.

Preview photo credit Bustle / Youtube


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