Grant Gustin Fires Back at Body Shamers After The Flash Suit Photo Leak

Grant Gustin, The Flash

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Grant Gustin is just not cool with individuals criticizing his new look on The Flash or his total slim physique, for that matter.A photograph of the CW sequence star showing as Barry Allen and carrying what’s described as a prototype of his new go well with has been circulating on-line over the previous day. The outfit seems to be manufactured from thinner materials than the normal leather-based and includes a smaller Flash emblem and a brand new masks that doesn’t cowl Gustin’s chin. The picture is ready to have been taken throughout a dressing up becoming. The CW has not commented on the picture, which has spurred some individuals on social media and Reddit to criticize the go well with and Gustin’s physique.

“So this is the factor about this bulls–t picture leak,” Gustin mentioned on Instagram on Wednesday. “It is a cool go well with. There is a horrible picture that I used to be unaware was being taken, a lot much less being posted. Some issues want work and they are going to be labored on. We’ll get there.”



“So far as the physique shaming. That is what pisses me off. Not even only for my sake,” he mentioned. “I’ve had 20+ years of youngsters and adults telling me or my dad and mom that I used to be too skinny. However there is a double commonplace the place it is OK to speak s–t a couple of dude’s physique. I do my greatest to remain in form and add as a lot measurement as I can all through these seasons. I am naturally skinny, and my urge for food is tremendously affected by stress. Stress is one thing that ebbs and flows for me all through a season. Thus, gaining weight is a problem for me.”

He added, “I did not solid a slim actor as The Flash. I went to an audition for a task I by no means dreamed I would really ebook. However, right here I’m 5 seasons later. I am proud of my physique and who I’m and different children who’re constructed like me and thinner than me ought to be capable to really feel the identical method. Not solely that, however they need to be capable to really feel like THEY could possibly be a superhero on TV or movie or no matter it might be some day.”“I really like the go well with that has been designed for me, and I feel when everybody sees it in its entirety, you’ll find it irresistible too,” he wrote. “Issues have been adjusted since that leaked shot was taken, and extra issues will proceed to be adjusted till it feels proper.

Gustin was extra blunt and emotional on his Instagram Story.“F–k whoever leaked that,” he mentioned.


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