January 29, 2019 3:53 pm
Updated: January 29, 2019 3:55 pm

Ariel Winter fires back at fans suggesting she used plastic surgery for weight loss

Ariel Winter attends the Amazon Prime Video's Golden Globe Awards After Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Ariel Winter has responded to people on social media who criticized her recent weight loss on Instagram.

On Sunday, the 21-year-old actress posted a photo from a friend’s birthday party on social media.

In the photo, Winter wore a checkered jumpsuit, which showed off her slim physique.


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The Modern Family star’s followers began body-shaming her for her noticeable weight loss.

“You were fine just the way you were before not now,” one user wrote.

Others added comments like “Where are the curves?!” and “Where your booty go?”

“She’s just conforming to Hollywood standards—how is anyone surprised?” another person wrote.

“I’m sorry you felt the need to so dramatically change your appearance. I liked you just as you were. I hope you are happy in your new body though,” another fan commented.

A different user wrote, “Nothing wrong with being honest and telling her we liked her better before ‘the change’ she was so beautiful before she started chopping up her body and if me saying so helps one gurl out here to feel beautiful who’s thinking of PS its worth it.”

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Winter replied to the comment, writing, “I appreciate you wanting to help girls love themselves the way they are, but you are also kind of cutting someone (me) down which isn’t what I think you were trying to do?”

She continued: “I also didn’t get plastic surgery. That is also not supportive of women if you’re just assuming about the way they look.”

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This isn’t the first time Winter has responded to fan’s criticism about her weight.

On Jan. 2, Winter responded to a follower that suggested she used drugs to lose weight.

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“Not half as bad as all the coke/meth she uses. She literally dropped 30 pounds,” the fan wrote in the comment section of an Instagram post.

“My psychiatrist switched me from my previous anti depressant that didn’t work and made me gain weight to coke/meth!! Definitely not a new one that worked and then regulated metabolism. Coke/meth was a controversial decision but she stands by it,” Winter wrote.

The same instagram user continued to accuse Winter of using drugs and said “pills and nose candy go hand in hand with Hollywood.”

Winter responded again, writing,”I couldn’t have lost weight for any other reason just because of the industry I’m in?” she wrote. “I’m not trying to be rude, but … telling someone how something happened to them AFTER they told you what actually happened is shitty and completely arrogant.”

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In July 2017, she was was accused of wearing shorts that are too small.

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“Pretty annoyed about the focus on the fact that I wear shorts, and the commentary that I’m ‘squeezing’ into them or the idea that it’s not okay for me to wear shorts,” she wrote on Twitter.

“It’s SUMMER. Get over it. It’s hot, I’m obviously going to be wearing minimal clothes.”

“Also, I’m not ‘squeezing’ into anything,” Winter continued. “My shorts fit me and everything I’m doing is just fine. Please leave young women alone. We’re just living our lives. It’s really troubling that we even have to deal with this kind of stuff nowadays. Please stop criticizing everything everyone does!!!!!”

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