Victoria’s Secret Angel Gives The Perfect Response To Postpartum Bikini Photo Critics

Jena Greene | Reporter

Victoria’s Secret angel Candice Swanepoel gave birth to her second child last month, but not everybody is sharing in the supermodel’s joy.

Swanepoel was photographed while on a Brazilian beach vacation with her family just 12 days after giving birth. But the supermodel, who’s famous for her bikini body, was immediately shamed by online critics for her new mom body. (RELATED: Candice Swanepoel Shares Awesome Bikini Photo)

So on Wednesday evening, she shared the photo in question with a message for all her body shamers. (RELATED: Internet Commenters Attack Kendall Jenner. Here’s Why They’re Wrong)

“This is me 12 days after having my son,” Swanepoel wrote. “If you have something bad to say about it … check yourself. Society can be so cruel to one another. Beauty standards are sometimes impossible for women these days. I’m not ashamed to show my post-partum tummy. I am proud, actually … I carried my son for nine months in there. I think I’ve earned the right to have a little tummy.”

“Is it because I’m a model?” she added. “Well, we are normal people, too, so let me enjoy the beach in peace please.”

It’s probably safe to say that Candice Swanepoel won’t be staying away from the beach anytime soon.

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