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Radio DJ Nicole Hyala reacts to a netizen's body-shaming comment

The DJ said, 'Hamakin niyo na ako sa lahat ng aspeto. Wag lang sa pagiging nanay ko. Dahil sumusobra na kayo.'

BY PUSH TEAM

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10/9/2018 4:14 PM
Radio DJ Nicole Hyala reacts to a netizen's body-shaming comment


Photo credit: @nicolehyala on IG

Radio DJ Nicole Hyala called out a netizen who criticized her appearance now that she is pregnant. In an Instgaram post, Nicole remarked that even though she is a public figure, she doesn't deserve to be "body-shamed" especially now that a child is growing inside her body.

She wrote, "Face-shaming is horrible in itself, but I think body-shaming a pregnant woman is too much. The nature of my job makes me an easy target for criticism. I understand that. But I do not deserve it. Especially not for the changes that occurred as I grow a human being inside my body. Hamakin niyo na ako sa lahat ng aspeto. Wag lang sa pagiging nanay ko. Dahil sumusobra na kayo."

The radio DJ also relayed that she refused for her body to be edited in the photo because she embraces the changes that happen to her body during pregnancy. 

"When my photographer asked if my belly button should be edited, or flattened out, I immediately answered with, "No." I embrace all my body changes including developing umbilical hernia from my 1st pregnancy. And if having more children will make my body go through more changes, then I will be more than willing to embrace them. Having a baby is a blessing, a miracle in itself," she posted.

She ended her post with a quote, which read, "When you judge a woman by her appearance, it doesn't define her. It defines you."

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WARNING : LENGTHY POST ON BODY AND FACE SHAMING Before social media, bullying was something that can only be done face-to-face. However now, someone can be bullied online anonymously. These online attacks sometimes lead to deep mental scars. I get these attacks. Everyday. Since I made necessary management decisions in July. I know that there are many more who love me, compared to those who attack me. I am sure of that. Very sure. Face-shaming is horrible in itself, but I think body-shaming a pregnant woman is too much. The nature of my job makes me an easy target for criticism. I understand that. But I do not deserve it. Especially not for the changes that occured as I grow a human being inside my body. Hamakin niyo na ako sa lahat ng aspeto. Wag lang sa pagiging nanay ko. Dahil sumusobra na kayo. When my photographer asked if my belly button should be edited, or flattened out, I immediately answered with, "No." I embrace all my body changes including developing umbilical hernia from my 1st pregnancy. And if having more children will make my body go through more changes, then I will be more than willing to embrace them. Having a baby is a blessing, a miracle in itself. And to you Patrick (even if this is just a poser account), I hope that your mother will NEVER have to go through body-shaming. I pray that you will be careful with your words next time. Because words can kill or heal. Ending with this quote from Dr. Steve Maraboli - "When you judge a woman by her appearance, it doesn't define her. It defines you."

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