Fans are sending messages of help to Bebe Rexha after the singer spoke candidly about her present struggles with physique picture.
On Monday, the singer, 32, emotionally opened up about how current weight acquire is impacting her confidence in a video shared to TikTook.
In the clip, which Rexha captioned: “Honest update,” she started by acknowledging that it’s the vacation season and she or he is meant to be “merry,” earlier than revealing that she is struggling as a result of she thinks she is the “heaviest” weight she’s ever been.
“I weighed myself just now and I don’t feel comfortable sharing the weight because I feel embarrassed,” the Say My Name singer stated as she teared up, including that she feels “disgusting”.
Rexha, whose actual title is Bleta Rexha, then revealed that she hasn’t been as energetic on social media as she usually is as a result of she doesn’t really feel “good in my skin”.
“And when I don’t feel good, I don’t want to post,” the singer, who typically promotes physique positivity, continued. Rexha additionally instructed her followers that she believes her previous messages selling physique positivity stemmed from a “place of hurt and confusion,” earlier than admitting that she is struggling to know the best way to “help myself anymore or how to love myself”.
The TikTook, which has been considered greater than 1.2m instances, has prompted an outpouring of supportive feedback from Rexha’s greater than 7.1m followers.
“Numbers are JUST NUMBERS, please don’t let them take a toll on your mental health,” influencer Olivia Ponton wrote within the feedback. “You are absolutely STUNNING on the inside and out. YOU GOT THIS.”
Another particular person wrote: “I stopped weighing myself four years ago. I make choices focused on what brings me joy. My size changes but my love and value doesn’t,” with the singer liking the remark.
Others thanked Rexha for utilizing her platform to share the trustworthy submit, with another person commenting: “Wow this is so powerful. So many women think celebrities don’t have these same struggles. This is refreshing and I promise it’ll get better.”
“Thank you for being vulnerable,” one other viewer added.
Rexha’s video comes after she shared a supportive message to her followers on Twitter final week, the place she reminded anybody feeling down that they’ve “got this” and can “get through it”.
“To the person who is feeling down this holiday season, you got this and you will get through. Sending you love,” she wrote.
This is just not the primary time that the singer has used her platform to focus on physique picture struggles and promote self-love, as she beforehand revealed that she exhibits her physique “love” though it “gets hard sometimes”.
“As much as I tried to be that skinny pop-star, like the ones I grew up watching or see now, I can’t seem to do it in a way that feels natural or healthy,” she captioned an Instagram photograph of herself in March. “I like to eat. I workout. I drink water. I do my best. I follow the rhythm of my body. Even though it gets hard sometimes I show my body love. #EveryBodyIsBeautiful.”
In June, she additionally acknowledged the position she has in influencing others, as she instructed People that she hopes to “inspire women to love their bodies and feel beautiful at any size”.