Washington [US]Feb. 28 (ANI): American actor Jonah Hill, who had previously struggled to gain self-confidence, opened up about body positivity and confidence following a recent post that included a chest photo naked of him during a day of surfing in Malibu.
On Saturday, the Oscar-nominated actor opened up about his journey to self-acceptance in a candid Instagram post. The star posted a screenshot from a recent article that featured photos of him surfing in a wetsuit and drying off shirtless.
In her post, the 37-year-old star explained that he struggled throughout his life with body image issues, which were exacerbated by his rise to power.
“I don’t think I took my shirt off in a pool until I was in my 30s, even in front of my family and friends. It probably would have happened sooner if my childhood insecurities hadn’t been exacerbated by years of public mockery about my body by the press and interviewers, ”the long legend began.
Hill added, “So the idea of the media trying to play me out by stalking me while surfing and printing photos like this and it can’t phas me in anymore is drugs. I’m 37. years and finally I love and accept myself. ” The actor explained that his Instagram post is not a “good for me” post, nor a “feel bad for myself” post. Hill added, “This is for the kids who don’t take their shirts off at the pool. Have fun. You are wonderful, awesome and perfect. All my love.” “Oh and Daily Mail, you can’t even accept that smile on my face;)”, he concludes his caption.
The actor has been praised by many of his famous friends for sharing the post. “You are a G !!! And my animal spirit! I love you, my brother!” Justin Timberlake wrote while Andy Cohen responded with a praise hands emoji. Hill’s younger sister Beanie Feldstein added: “You are the best in the world, I love you” “When I take my shirt off at the beach, it looks like I’m always wearing a shirt … or a sweater . Now I will show it with pride! “Wrote Judd Apatow.
Hill has previously opened up about her struggles with body image, recently in an interview with GQ regarding her partnership with Adidas, People magazine reported.
He said: “The biggest change in my personal style has been that I’ve always been interested in personal style and fashion, but I’ve always been a taller guy. It’s really hard when you’re in. overweight to dress a certain way, because clothes are not. t made for overweight people to look stylish. “” So i think that surprises people. Even now i will hear from someone ‘a discussing my place in the fashion world or whatever, and people are like,’ This guy? The schlubby guy from Superbad, ‘the actor added.
Meanwhile, on the job front, Hill is currently filming Netflix’s star-studded new movie “ Don’t Look Up. ” The film also features Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Himesh Patel, Timothee Chalamet, Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi, Matthew Perry, Tomer Sisley, Jennifer Lawrence and Rob Morgan. (ANI)