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KC Concepcion on accepting her body type: ‘Curves are timeless’

/ 11:41 AM August 05, 2020
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KC Concepcion. Image: Instagram/@itskcconcepcion

KC Concepcion fully embraces her curvaceous body type and proudly announced that she is “a FILIPINA with LATINA CURVES.”

The actress explained how she overcame body-shaming and recalibrated her perception of herself on her Instagram post today, Aug. 5.

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“I used to get body-shamed when I went on my 3-year hiatus for not having that Asian, [stick-thin] body (for an Asian like me), and many women like me get affected by this mentally, emotionally and physically,” she said.

The COVID-19 crisis made Concepcion realize that life should be enjoyed and celebrated. The actress showed some photos where she looked stunning while sporting a long light-hued pencil skirt which accentuated her curvy hips, and a matching bralette top.

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“[Why] would I choose to develop an eating disorder over losing all the extra weight healthily?” Concepcion asked.

Now, the actress declared that she is “[making] my Portuguese curves shine [every day.]” For her, a woman’s curves are cool and timeless.

“I wouldn’t have it any other way!” the actress said. “I’m here to celebrate all Filipinas who are like me.”

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Concepcion has been an advocate of body positivity. Last March, she shared that she is going through her fitness journey “one step at a time” to achieve her body goals. 

The 35-year-old actress is the daughter of Megastar Sharon Cuneta and veteran actor Gabby Concepcion. JB

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