Lady Gaga strips down to encourage others to face their insecurities about body image, and to celebrate themselves
Lady Gaga is taking her clothes off to send a message about positive body image.
The global singing phenom that is Gaga has launched her “Body Revolution 2013″ campaign so people can post photos of themselves, and ”celebrate your triumph over insecurities.” She shared a photo of herself in her underwear and bra on her site, LittleMonsters.com with the caption: “Bulimia and Anorexia since I was 15,” in response to criticism that she has gained 25 pounds from eating her dad’s pizza and pasta. This came after Katie Couric made news this week for admitting she battled bulimia, and her guest on “Katie,” Demi Lovato had eating issues since the age of 3.
On the Body Revolution 2013 Twitter feed, Gaga is calling her followers who have shared their stories and photos of themselves “brave” and “sexy,” saying they “inspire bravery.” Some have also suffered from eating disorders, surgeries that left them scarred, or other afflictions or diseases that have left them looking what many would perceive as less-than-perfect.
Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, founded the Born This Way Foundation (BTWF), which officially launched earlier this year, to foster a more accepting society, where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. The foundation is dedicated to creating a safe community that helps connect young people with the skills and opportunities they need to build a braver, kinder world. It includes a specific focus on stopping meanness and cruelty, especially online. The Body Revolution 2013 campaign is an effort on behalf of the foundation.
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