Melissa Suffield, a former EastEnders star, proudly displayed her new tattoo while embracing her “belly overhang” in an empowering lingerie photo session.
Melissa Suffield, a former EastEnders star, proudly displayed her “belly overhang” in an inspiring lingerie photo while revealing her cheeky new tattoo to her admirers.
The TV star, 29, who portrayed Lucy Beale from 2004 to 2010, enthralled her devoted fanbase when she took to Instagram and appeared hot in a pair of black lace underwear.
She was spotted beaming with pride as she undressed in her bedroom in front of the floor-length mirror, showcasing her curvy form.
For the impromptu photo shoot, it also appears that the mother-of-one chose a light cosmetics look, applying copious amounts of black mascara and just a touch of blush to the apples of her cheeks.
The actress, who has a son with her husband Robert Brendan, was seen in the second photo sliding the waistband of her underwear down to reveal a little script tattoo on her upper crotch.
She added a lengthy comment with the photographs, encouraging her 38.7k followers to love their bodies no matter what shape or size they are.
“Swipe for a surprise,” she wrote. a gentle reminder that belly overhand impacts SO MANY of us, whether or not we are pregnant.
It affects people of all shapes and sizes, and ALWAYS it is lovely. Sometimes it is fat, sometimes it is skin, sometimes it is brought on by a scar, and sometimes it is transitory.
“It doesn’t have to be something you’re ashamed of, it doesn’t always mean you’re unwell, and you’re most definitely not alone,” the actress continued.
Who has a small belly overhang, raise your hand. P.S. This brand-new @curvykate Lace Daze set, which comes in both black and a gorgeous mango colour, is SO comfortable. PR.”
Soon, fans flocked to the comments section to express their gratitude for her most recent lingerie collection. Many of them even shared their own issues with body acceptance.
“Yes I’m still learning to love mine xx u look gorgeous x,” one user wrote.
One more concurred: “I recognise so much of my own body in your stories. [Love heart emoji] Thank you.
“Beautiful Mama [love heart emoji],” a third person added. Even before my C-sections and when I competed internationally in running, my stomach protruded over here.
It happens after the proponent of body positivity blasted online trolls for brutally calling her physique “disgusting.”
In response to the hateful messages, Melissa made a quick video in which she shared some of the insulting remarks that the keyboard warriors had sent to her.
The blonde bombshell undressed down to a pair of leopard print panties with Gangster’s Paradise playing in the background, trying to show them how little she cared about their opinions.
A number of the harsh remarks appeared on the screen as she posed like a pro and exchanged several flirtatious glances while giggling for the camera.
The actress then covered the screen with her hand when her reply flashed on it. She was then shown dancing in her underwear in the following shot.
I don’t give a damn what you think of me, it said. And that empowers me.