Ariel Winter Continues Her Campaign for Body Positivity Amid Graduation Dress Backlash
The 'Modern Family' actress won't be shamed for embracing her body.
Modern Family actress Ariel Winter has no time for body-shamers.
The 18-year-old, who plays Alex Dunphy in the hit ABC show, received hefty backlash after posting a picture of her graduation party to Instagram. In the picture, Winter can be seen rocking a pink bandage dress with a cut-out revealing the underside of her breasts.
While the post was meant to document a meaningful event in the teen's life, fans were quick to criticize what they considered overly revealing attire.
Winter, however, was not having it:
So, in an ongoing campaign to prove that clothing doesn't define character, Winter has continued to post photos of the body she works hard for:
In August, the actress went public with her decision to undergo breast reduction surgery, telling Glamour it was difficult to live a normal life as 32F:
"I was 15 years old with [size] F [breasts]," she told the site. "How do you navigate that?"
The 5 ft., 1 in. bombshell went from that 32F to a 34D, and has since embraced her body in a way she felt she never could prior.
It can be incredibly hard to love yourself in a world constantly telling you to change, to conform, and to slim, so naturally there's only one appropriate response to Winter's body love: