Just when we thought we couldn't love Ariel Winter more than we already do she impresses us again. The 17-year-old Modern Family actress posted a cute and innocent picture of herself with her two adorable nieces on Instagram, and the backlash she received was completely uncalled for.
In the picture Winter is seen wearing a bikini, because that's typically what people wear when they're vacationing on a boat. But Internet trolls took offense to her beach attire and called her a "slut" and that she was "asking for it." Fittingly to Winter's character, she wasn't about to sit and take it. Not only did she shut them down, but her response was perfect!
The image she posted shows a woman's legs with ruler-like measurements written on one, marking the labels or names women are called in relation to their skirt length: "prudish," "provocative," and "slut." The picture brilliantly sums up the struggle all women endure when it comes to what society says we "should be wearing."
It's sad that a woman can't wear a bikini without someone telling her to cover up or that she looks like a slut. Seriously, we don't slut-shame men for wearing speedos at the beach. How is that any different?
This isn't the first time Winter took an empowering stance on body shaming. She's been very open in the past about body issues and about her choice to have a breast-reduction surgery. Not only is she on a quest to put Internet bullies in their place, but she's all about body-positive inspiration. Here are a few more reasons why Winter is the ultimate woman warrior!