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Amy Schumer Proves She's A Greek Goddess In Body Positive Post

'Your body is not bad, ugly, or wrong. Embrace your inner goddess.'

01/06/2016 10:16

Amy Schumer has shared a kickass photo of herself juxtaposed next to the goddess Aphrodite.

And it's well and truly put all the body-shamers in their place. 

The photo montage was originally created by a fan called Whitney who shared it on Instagram along with an inspirational caption about why we should all be proud of our bodies. 

It shows a distinct likeness between the Greek goddess and the Hollywood star. 

Whitney wrote: "I want to remind everyone that they do not have to be a Victoria's Secret model to be a beautiful goddess with a beautiful body."

Schumer reposted the image on her Instagram account yesterday and thanked Whitney for sharing it. 

A photo posted by @amyschumer on

Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation.

In the caption for the original post, Whitney wrote: "On the left is a sculpture of the goddess Aphrodite, who is renowned for her beauty. On the right is @amyschumer

"What a wonderful resemblance between two beautiful women."

She continued: "So many women and young girls are shamed by the media and fashion industry for not having a flat stomach and not being a size zero.

"But look, the goddess of beauty is portrayed here with stomach rolls and doesn't have a perfectly smooth, toned body.

"I want to remind everyone that they do not have to be a Victoria's Secret model to be a beautiful goddess with a beautiful body.

"Your body is not bad, ugly, or wrong. Embrace your inner goddess."

Amen to that. 

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