Go ahead. Just look into the big blue eyes of that beautiful baby and tell him that you think his mom isn’t pretty enough. Then ask that lovely mom holding him why she hasn’t lost every single ounce of extra weight she put on when she was pregnant.
Not so easy now, is it?
Hard to believe, but Hilary Duff has been subjected to a wave of snide comments by people who saw recent photos of her in a bikini during a recent trip to Mexico. Never mind that the pics also show her adorbs three-month-old son, Luca Cruz, and never mind that she actually looks great. No, the critics saw that she doesn’t have pencil-thin legs or rock-hard abs and decided to point this out.
One commenter said, in part, “…I’m convinced she doesn’t even care how she looks, gross!”
Fortunately, Hilary is too strong a woman to let these petty haters get to her. She told In Touch (as reported by the Daily Mail), “I’m not perfect, but I feel fantastic. This is how it goes with most women – the baby weight doesn’t fall off overnight.”
She also got a little feisty, daring the commenters to “Say it to my face.”All that matters, she told the magazine, is that her husband, Mike Comrie, finds her attractive – which he does, and did throughout her pregnancy.
As for getting back in shape, Hilary has the right attitude: “I don’t care what people say. I’m not back to where I want to be, but I’m not stressing it,” she says.
Once again, this blogger hauls herself back onto the soapbox with a plea to leave these famous new moms alone. What’s more important – getting amazing abs a week after leaving the maternity ward, or snuggling with a sweet-smelling bundle of cuteness and reading him his first bedtime stories?
We’re on your side, Hilary!
[Photo: via Twitter]
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