Paris Jackson Posts Unshaven Pic To Take On Body Shamers

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Paris Jackson isn’t afraid to tell her haters to beat it, and once again, social media body-shamers have deservedly received the sharp sting of her tongue.

The daughter of pop legend Michael Jackson received a torrent of sexist abuse when the slack-jawed yokels saw she hadn’t shaved her legs or armpits – for an appearance on TV no less, shock horror!

So the 19-year-old shared some truths on Instagram:

if you're not competing with your brother over who can grow longer leg hair wyed

A post shared by Paris-Michael K. Jackson (@parisjackson) on

Jackson helped present a politically-charged Video Music Award this weekend, amid growing racial tensions in the U.S, and decided ‘to listen to [her] heart’.

The activist took to the MTV VMA stage to call out ‘Nazi White Supremacist jerks’ and promote diversity, later apologising to the music television channel for going off-script.

Later in the evening Heather D. Heyer’s mother presented the ‘Fight The System’ award:

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The tone of the VMAs really does put the ignorance and utter futility of Paris’ body-shamers in stark perspective.

A woman with body hair? C’mon. Bigger fish to fry people.


Francesca Donovan

Francesca Donovan

A former emo kid who talks too much about 8Chan meme culture, the Kardashian Klan, and how her smartphone is probably killing her. Francesca is a Cardiff University Journalism Masters grad who has done words for BBC, ELLE, The Debrief, DAZED, an art magazine you've never heard of and a feminist zine which never went to print.