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Jessy Mendiola Reacts To Throwback Photos And Recalls Suffering From Body Shaming

'Uy, guys, tao din ako.'

In a new vlog post, Jessy Mendiola reacts to throwback photos all the way back from when she was a kid. Showing her cute childhood pics, she recalls her love for pigtails and bangs and sharing clothes with her two sisters.

When a photo from an ASAP performance in Los Angeles, U.S. comes up, she recalls the body shaming she suffered from at the time. “Noong time na ‘yon, akala ko maganda ako kaya confident ako. Pero ‘pag may nagsabi sa ‘yo na, ‘Anong nangyari sa ‘yo? Tumaba ka,’ parang, uy, guys, tao din ako. Tumataba ako, pumapayat ako.”

Jessy, who has previously talked about her weight struggles, says weight has been a sensitive issue for her since she was a kid. To those who are on the same boat as her, she says, “Ano bang makakapag-define kung sino ka? Ikaw. Importanteng gawin mo ang bagay na gusto mong gawin para sa sarili mo. ‘Yon ang ginawa ko.”

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