Zendaya Claps Back At Body-Shamer
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On Saturday, Zendaya won a Kids Choice Award for favorite female TV star. She accepted the award with a cute speech thanking all the moms and dads out there who allowed her to be a role model to their children. Everything was going great until writer and performer Julie Klausner ruined things. 14 Times Our Hair Made Headlines Klausner decided to drop this tweet while watching the awards show, “Zendaya’s ultimate retort to Giuliana Rancic is starving herself down to the size of one of her elbowz” Zendaya Lands Lead in ‘Spider-Man,’ Plus More Exciting Casting News Um, what? Not really sure why a grown woman is going after a 19-year-old and why her body is any of her business, but Zendaya came back strong, tweeting, “Do you find this funny? I will write another paragraph to educate you aswell #youreallywannabenext?” 11 Ways Zendaya Is Taking Over The World Adding, “Now….everyone go look in the mirror at their beautiful body, and love that shit #thickgirlswinning #skinnygirlswinning #weallwinning” The moral of the story is, don’t mess with Zendaya. WANT MORE FROM ESSENCE? Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.