• Fri. Oct 22nd, 2021

Jonah Hill asks his followers not to comment on his body


Oct 14, 2021

(CNN) – Oscar-nominated actor Jonah Hill wants the world to know that his body is not an appropriate topic of conversation.

The 37-year-old star, best known for his comedic performances in movies like “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “21 Jump Street,” and “Superbad,” took to his verified Instagram page on Wednesday to inform his followers that “no it makes him feel good “reading comments about his body.

“I know you mean well, but I kindly ask you not to comment on my body,” he wrote to his 3.1 million followers. “Good or bad, I want to kindly let them know that they are not useful and that they do not make me feel good. Much respect.”

In August, Hill unveiled a new tattoo celebrating her dedication to body positivity and self-love.

Hill has previously written about receiving negative comments about his body and his latest post drew a lot of support from other celebrities and fans, with many applauding him for trying to set boundaries.

Hill’s sister, actress Beanie Feldstein, praised her brother for the post, sharing applause emojis.

Singer SZA replied, “I absolutely love you. Thank you !!”

Hill’s public request comes months after the Hollywood star opened up about his body image struggles in an Instagram post, revealing that he was finally learning to accept himself in his early 30s.

In February, he shared a screenshot of a Daily Mail article, which featured photos of him changing out of his wetsuit after surfing in Malibu, California.

“I don’t think I would ever take my shirt off in a pool until I was in my 30s, even in front of family and friends,” he wrote at the time.

“It probably would have happened sooner if my childhood insecurities hadn’t been exacerbated by years of public teasing about my body by the press and interviewers.”

He added: “So the idea of ​​the media trying to play with me by stalking me as I browse and posting photos like this and not affecting me anymore is great. I’m 37 years old and I finally love and accept myself.”

In August, Hill unveiled a new tattoo It celebrates your dedication to body positivity and self-love.

The tattoo on his back says “Body Love” and includes a drawing that looks like the logo of Body Glove, the water sports clothing company.