Cosmo's July cover girl, Toni Gonzaga, sparked an online debate among her followers after posting a cleavage-baring behind-the-scenes photo of our magazine shoot on Instagram:
While some commented that her photo was “too revealing” and "too exposed" for someone who just got married, the actress' fans rallied in her defense stating that the shoot was "done in good taste" and that there was nothing wrong with showing some skin as a married woman.
Here are some of the comments you'll see in Toni's IG account:
donatelovie Toni di ba isa kang anak ng Diyos bakit ka nagpo post ng ganyan suot... I admired you so much kasi hindi ka malandi na babae. But why? Kung kailan ka nag asawa saka ka nag post ng ganyan... Mas lalo mong mahalin at pangalagaan ang sarili para sa respect sa asawa mo at sa sarili mo... God Bless!
nikki_crystel Miss Toni I adore you and Mr. Soriano for you two are good examples to the youth right now. Pinasasalamatan mo ang daddy mo for taking good care of you. Sana naman ngayong may husband ka na wag kang magbago. On a personal note, I didn't like your pose here. Sana kahit may sarili ka ng buhay may asawa i-consider mo pa rin ang daddy and mommy mo. I know nasa show business ka kaya there are a lot of temptations kasi it's part of you job. Pls, pakisala ung mga gagawin mong projects and pose. I'm just concern. :)
rnfaith Opinion lang po ng isang nagmamalasakit at na blessed sa love story at Faith nyo ni Paul. ???? Bakit ganyan kna Ms Toni? Di ba dapat mas wag magpakita ngayon na may asawa kna? You had a good testimony on how you preserve your purity before marriage to Glorify God. Hope you will continue to be guided by the Holy Spirit in everything you do especially now that you are a married woman and a Follower of Christ. I said this with love. <3
Here's what we think: The girl is a fun fearless female who isn't defined by the clothes she wears. And who says you have to change how you look or how you dress up based on your relationship status?
Here are more of behind-the-scenes photos from her cover shoot. (Yes, still showing her beautiful cleavage. Because WHY NOT.)
You can also watch Toni's behind-the-scenes video here:
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