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Yellowjackets’ Melanie Lynskey Slams Body-Shaming Comments Disguised As ‘Health’ Concerns

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Success has drawbacks. Yellowjackets star Melanie Lynskey must be celebrating a wildly wisely-bought first season of a fresh hit TV demonstrate, but in its set up apart, she’s handled increased physique-shaming as extra of us watch her work.

The Candy Home Alabama actress, 44, retweeted author Ashley C. Ford, who wrote about of us being “careworn” that she modified into as soon as “no longer thin and as well no longer making an strive to shed weight.” Lynskey can also pronounce all too wisely.

“The account of my existence since Yellowjackets premiered,” the New Zealand native shared whereas quoting the tweet on Friday, January 28. “Most egregious are the ‘I care about her health!!’ of us.”

Lynskey added that the of us giving commentary have no plan how wholesome she is or isn’t. “Bitch you don’t uncover about me on my Peleton! You don’t uncover about me running by the park with my baby,” the Two and a Half Men alum acknowledged via Twitter. “Skinny does no longer always equal wholesome.”

She shares a daughter, born in December 2018, with husband Jason Ritter.

The A Million Minute Things actor, 41, amplified his wife’s message, retweeting and adding, “If someone has any extra unsolicited comments about *someone* else’s physique, they’ll feel free to jot down them in permanent ink onto their very have foreheads and swan dive straight into the solar.”

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Donna Lynne Champlin also shared her make stronger, noting that she’d faced identical physique policing.

“Been there, momma,” Champlin spoke back via Twitter. “You owe no one a goddam thing but an pleasurable performance which you are turning out in SPADES. Withhold being f–king beautiful and talented and know you’ve obtained followers out right here who deem you are a unbelievable queen and a gorgeous actress.”

Earlier in January, Lynskey discussed the response to her persona’s weight online and clapped relief at online critics who can’t ponder that Shauna would have a upright-searching adore hobby (performed by Peter Gadiot).

“I’m factual esteem, ‘Wow, in actuality? That’s where of us’s heads are at, that the largest thing is being thin or younger?’” Lynskey acknowledged in a Rolling Stone interview at the time.

However, the criticism started earlier than Showtime even debuted the demonstrate. Someone on space made comments about her physique to hasten her to shed weight. “They were asking me, ‘What impact you intend to impact? I’m obvious the producers will gain you a trainer. They’d adore to support you to with this,’” Lynskey recalled.

Happily, she had a make stronger machine on space with costars Tawny Cypress, Christina Ricci and Juliette Lewis rallying spherical her, Lynskey acknowledged. Lewis even wrote a letter to the producers in her defense.

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