Jonah Hill loves how he looks and isn’t interested in what anyone else has to say about it, respectfully.
The actor posted a succinct message to his Instagram account on Wednesday letting both his fans and haters know that he would appreciate if his physique was no longer a topic of public conversation. “I know you mean well but I kindly ask that you not comment on my body ❤️,” he wrote in the Notes app screenshot. “Good or bad I want to politely let you know it’s not helpful and doesn’t feel good. Much respect.” This isn’t the first time Hill has shared a message on his Instagram about embracing how he looks and learning to love himself at every size. Last month, he shared a photo of his latest tattoo—a reimagining of the Body Glove logo that instead says “Body Love” on his upper shoulder blade.
And in February, he posted a screenshot of a Daily Mail story about him walking around shirtless after going surfing in Malibu. “I don’t think I ever took my shirt off in a pool until I was in my mid 30s even in front of family and friends,” he wrote alongside the images. “Probably would have happened sooner if my childhood insecurities weren’t exacerbated by years of public mockery about my body by press and interviewers.” He continued, “So the idea that the media tries to play me by stalking me while surfing and printing photos like this and it can’t phase me anymore is dope. I’m 37 and finally love and accept myself.” He went on to explain that, “This isn’t a ‘good for me’ post. And it’s definitely not a ‘feel bad for me post.’ It’s for the kids who don’t take their shirt off at the pool. Have fun. You’re wonderful and awesome and perfect. All my love.”
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