Jonah Hill has a message for everybody commenting on his body.
The Wolf of Wall Road star took to Instagram on Oct. 13 to submit a notice to his followers, which reads, “I do know you imply effectively however I kindly ask that you just not comment on my body [heart emoji] good or dangerous I need to politely let you recognize it’s not useful and it doesn’t really feel good. A lot respect.”
Well-known followers like Tess Holliday cheered Hill on, with the mannequin — who has skilled her personal share of body shaming — writing, “THIS,” adopted up by “LOUDER.” Saturday Evening Reside’s Aidy Bryant applauded the submit with a easy inexperienced test mark. Influencer Remi Bader, well-known for her “practical buying hauls” on TikTok, added, “Amen.”
Hill has been outspoken about how uncomfortable reactions to his body have made him. In 2018, he appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the place he defined how he stored a lot of the ache inside as he established himself as an actor.
“I turned well-known in my late teenagers after which spent most of my younger grownup life listening to people say that I used to be fats and gross and unattractive,” he stated. “And it’s solely within the final 4 years writing and directing my film, Mid90s that I’ve began to perceive how a lot that damage and obtained into my head.”
Since then, Hill has gone on a public journey of self-acceptance. In March, he beforehand called out tabloids on social media for publishing images of himself altering after a day of browsing.
“I don’t assume I ever took my shirt off in a pool till I used to be in my mid 30s even in entrance of household and mates. Most likely would have occurred sooner if my childhood insecurities weren’t exacerbated by years of public mockery about my body by press and interviewers,” he wrote on Instagram on the time. “So the concept that the media tries to play me by stalking me whereas browsing and printing images like this and it could actually’t section me anymore is dope. I’m 37 and eventually love and settle for myself.”
In August, the Superbad star revealed he had gotten the sentiment inked when he showed off a tattoo of the phrases “Body Love,” in honor of his new outlook.