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WWE News: Nia Jax lashes out at social media body-shaming

Johny Payne
11.21K   //    27 Nov 2017, 04:33 IST

Nia Jax has dealt with a ton of hate online and in real life
Nia Jax has dealt with a ton of hate online and in real life

What’s the story?

Nia Jax has taken to social media in order to lash out at body-shaming which seems to be commonplace on the interwebs today.

Jax pointed out that although she’s accepted to live with the ton of negativity directed towards her online, she’s proud of her body and won’t let anyone shame her for looking different. Besides, Jax also reached out to people dealing with similar issues online and in real-life:

In case you didn’t know…

Nia Jax is one of the bigger women on the WWE roster; standing at 6-feet tall and weighing in and over 265 pounds.

Jax has been considerably vocal about being the recipient of unfair criticism owing to her physical appearance, over the years.

The heart of the matter

In a rather touching post, Nia Jax explained that in professional wrestling and the world of sports-entertainment, particularly in this social media-dominated age, she is subjected to body-shaming—something that she has now accepted as part and parcel of the game.

Nevertheless, Jax emphasized that it’s a tad disappointing when she’s body-shamed by people she trusts; but pointed out that she is a healthy, bigger woman, and loves her body.


Furthermore, Jax reached out to people who’re being body-shamed; advising them to disallow others from subjecting them to the same. She added that every type of body is beautiful, and people ought to spread love, instead of shaming one another. 

What’s next?

Nia Jax presently performs for the WWE’s RAW brand and is one of the WWE’s top Superstars today. 

Author’s take

Nothing but love and respect for this wonderful woman!

Jax has done a commendable job of encouraging people with different body types to be confident and express themselves liberally. Additionally, big props to the WWE for recognizing Jax’s talent and according her the opportunity to showcase her skills in the big leagues! 

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