AceShowbiz - Paulina Porizkova has responded to a social media user who criticized her for focusing "too much" on herself. When clapping back at the online troll, the supermodel shared a sexy photo, in which she posed completely nude.
On Thursday, November 18, the former "America's Next Top Model" judge took to her Instagram page to share a nude photo of her. Along with the grayscale image, she wrote, "I'm 56, and living my best life. After a lifetime spent taking care of others, I finally get to do ME. Sure, I can also knit and bake and bask in the warm glow of my family on the rare occasion they need me, but I can also bask in the glow of a tropical sun, a lover's arms, and here the fabulous light of @luigiandIango."
"I post bikini and nude photos because I finally feel good in my skin. I don't do this for compliments or likes. (Although they are very nice indeed)," Paulina continued. The 56-year-old beauty went on saying, "I'm doing it because you see thousands of images of younger women in the same situations."
Paulina elaborated further, "That's what you're used to seeing. No one tells them to put their clothes on." The Czech beauty then asked, "By what standard is it ok to ogle a nude teen, but not a mature woman?" before adding that she's been posing for similar photos since she was a teenager.
"Back then, I couldn't be proud of who I was because I didn't yet know who I was. I did what others asked of me. I posed for others," Paulina wrote. "An older woman is allowed wisdom, humor, patience - but not sensuality. Not sexiness. This is a major societal taboo which is precisely why I post what I post."
Paulina shared, "I may be 56, but I'm as fully a woman as I was thirty years ago, in fact, I'd argue: more so." The supermodel went on to share that she's now "finally fully inhabiting" her body. "I fully appreciate it, and I am fully celebrating it. I may be posting for you. But I pose for myself," she penned. She concluded her post by asking anyone who didn't like the photos she posted to stop following her social media.
Her lengthy message came after an Instagram user, under the username @jamesorvin, commented on her Instagram post. "You [are] focused way too much on yourself and your looks. At your age, you should be bathing in the love of your kids and your grandkids instead of traveling all over the world, parading around half-naked and acting like a 16-year-old," so said James.
"Move near your kids and grandkids, settle down, and get a nice house, make it welcoming for your kids and grandkids," the critic added. The comment continued to tell Paulina to "start living a life for others."