Rihanna shows off hairy legs and talks stretch marks on Instagram

<i>Image via Instagram/Badgalriri</i>
Image via Instagram/Badgalriri

When she isn’t busy rearranging the beauty and fashion industry with diverse cosmetics and size-inclusive lingerie, Rihanna is still breaking down body image barriers.

Recently, our girl Riri took to social media with one of her realest moments yet.

Her latest win? An Instagram post that proudly displays her body hair and addresses her stretch marks candidly.

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In her posts, she lounges in a leopard print bikini — her leg hair visible in the bright sun. Many took delight it what appears to be stretch marks in her bikini photo, but Rihanna said it was just the lighting. Still, she admitted she has them!

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<i>Image via Instagram</i>
Image via Instagram

Naturally, fans are loving it.

“When I’ve been insecure all this time about showing my stretch marks on my lil booty, you just [gave] me hope hunny,” wrote one onlooker. “I love and admire you so much.”

But even pop stars have their trolls: “Sad to see you’re letting yourself go,” one wrote.

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Hate it or love it, Rihanna has more than 62 million followers on Instagram — many of whom are young women who follow her every move.

Here’s hoping Riri’s self-expression and willing transparency is her next big trend.

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