A woman named Edna Silva posted a tweet on Monday that went viral, many say that Edna was "body shaming" R&B singer Ashanti. Edna's tweet was actually a comment left under Ashanti’s Instagram, where she suggested that Ashanti’s body was too voluptuous and she needed to exercise more.
Ashanti posted this picture on Sunday.
Well Ashanti's fans on Twitter quickly mobilized, and began to DRAG Edna over her comments.
Here are some of the responses:
On a positive note though, Ashanti took to Instagram Sunday morning and posted an image of her apparent impromptu photo shoot taken outside, in a yard, seemingly just miles away from the beach.
In the picture, Ashanti sported a blue, green and pink peacock swimsuit with a matching coverup. The one-piece displayed her abdominal area, hips and “thick thighs.” Cleary feeling herself, she added in her caption, “🇧🇧 looking for the flying fish 👀 #PrettyLittleThing.”
Her curvaceous post was enough to leave fans gawking.
“It’s a baddie and that body is ridic 🔥.”
“Real curves!! 🔥 Thicker than a cold bowl of potato salad.”
“Yassss queen. Come thru my girl and show them how a natural body looks like 🔥❤️.”
“Don’t hurt em now ashanti you killing it. Forever body goals 😍.”
The “Rain On Me Singer” made it extremely clear that she isn’t afraid to show off God-given natural curves.
Ashanti is one of the biggest selling R&B singers in history. Throughout her career, Ashanti has sold over 15 million records worldwide.
Aside from music, Ashanti has also acted in various productions. In 2005, she made her feature film debut in Coach Carter alongside Samuel L. Jackson, as well as starring as Dorothy Gale in the made-for-television film The Muppets' Wizard of Oz, which pulled in nearly 8 million viewers when it premiered.
She has since appeared in the films John Tucker Must Die (2006) and Resident Evil: Extinction (2007).