Maxene Magalona responds to comments shaming her for weight loss
Maxene Magalona answered back to comments chiding her for her slim figure.
The actress posted a picture of her on Instagram on Monday, Aug. 19, in a pink bikini and a confused expression. “My face when random people start sending me messages of concern about my weight loss,” she captioned the photo.
She also assured followers with the hashtag “#okaylangpoako (I’m OK).”
On Instagram Stories, she shared a screenshot of comments and her replies to them. One came from a fan in Uganda, one @mariakyomu. The fan said she liked Magalona’s hips, stating, “You were shaped like an African!”
The fan added that even if her hips are now “gone,” “It’s your body and it’s clear that you are very happy with it!”
“Okay this has to be my favorite comment. How cute. Thank you so much,” said Magalona.
However, other comments were not as positive. “You look old,” said one @casey.kacex, while a certain @jessap563 told her she was more beautiful when she looked fuller.
“Sorry na po (I’m sorry),” said Magalona.
Her friends showed support for her. “You look hot!” American model Allison Harvard said.
“But that’s always been your body type!!!” model Mikaela Martinez told Magalona. “You can’t change that! You look great Maxx!”
Magalona regularly practices yoga, and as an endorser of a beauty clinic avails of its services to enhance her appearance.
Her recent projects include the drama and comedy series “Playhouse” and the horror movie “Eerie.” /ra
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