Actress Jasmine Curtis-Smith spoke about how she was affected by the body shaming she received after her noticeable weight loss in the recent months. In a report by PEP.ph, she tearfully admitted the emotional toll of dealing with people who criticized her for being too thin, with some even going as far as calling her anorexic.
Jasmine recalled the incident, "It affected me, it gave me anxiety, it made me so depressed that people called me out like that. It is so hurtful that people don't understand
She also appealed for respect from the public: "Kaunting
Jasmine added to not judge people based on their weight or physical attributes: "And
She explained that 2017 was a year of milestones for her and her family—this, she says, could've been the reason behind her weight loss.
"Hindi kasi ako mabiyaheng tao, hilig kong mag-travel, pero hindi ako mabiyahe. This year, ang dami kong biniyahe. Pabalik-balik sa Australia, sa LA, so nabigla ang katawan ko, I guess. Wala akong diet, I eat rice, I eat potatoes, pasta. Nangarag lang this year in a personal environment."
"Happy na ako sa weight ko," she concluded. "Ano lang, educating people."