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Loose Women star Nadia Sawalha poses in swimsuit as she shows off cellulite

She told fans she was 'unashamedly' celebrating her flaws

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Loose Women star Nadia Sawalha bared it all as she posed in a swimsuit to promote body confidence.

The 56-year-old presenter took to Instagram to flaunt her cellulite, as she hit back at “airbrushed photos” and “diet culture”.

In the post, Nadia looked completely confident while wearing a swimsuit and shaking her body at the camera.

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Nadia Sawalha embraced her cellulite in a swimsuit (Credit: ITV)

What did Loose Women star Nadia Sawalha say?

However, the caption proved Nadia meant business as she told fans she was “unashamedly” celebrating her flaws.

She penned: “UNASHAMEDLY MY CELLULITE! ALL MINE!!!

Not every body is supposed to be a size ten!

“I posted this video in August 2019. It’s no exaggeration to say that until then I had always been utterly ashamed of it. How [bleeping] ridiculous is that!!! ASHAMED of dimples?????

“The reason I’m reposting this today is because I’m really [bleeping] angry about all the fake [bleep] airbrushed over lit, photos all over social media at the moment promoting diet culture [bleep]!”

In addition, she added: “The brilliant @em_clarkson posted a pic yesterday that truly shocked me! It was of @gigihadid and @kendalljenner and they had their knees airbrushed OUT!!!! WTF??

“Are knees now something we are supposed to be ashamed of too!!

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“Come 2025 could our daughters be booking in for knee removals for their January new you new body?!!!! Don’t laugh??? It seriously could happen? A few years ago bum implants were unthinkable!!!”

Furthermore, Nadia concluded the post saying: “Things will only change when we stop buying into these crazy narratives. There is no magical cure for cellulite. Detox is [bleep]. Not every body is supposed to be a size ten.”

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Nadia often promotes body confidence (Credit: SplashNews)

What did fans think?

Meanwhile, fans rushed to comment on the snap.

One said: “Well done Nadia. You look brilliant.”

Another wrote: “Gorgeous! Your confidence in this makes me.”

A third added: “This is beautiful honestly and deserves a huge cheer!! Good for you Nadia – so inspirational for many women.”

The Loose Women star said she was embracing her cellulite (Credit: SplashNews.com)

Nadia opens up on body shaming

Nadia often takes to social media to promote body positivity.

However, she previously admitted she was once shamed for wearing a bikini as a size 14.

The star said on Instagram: “Years ago I got papped on a beach in a bikini and the article discussed how I could dare to go on the beach at the size I was. I was a size 14.

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“Sadly this [bleeped] me up for years… to the point where I literally never ‘dared’ to go on the beach or by the pool again in a bikini again without a cover up on.”

Thankfully, Nadia revealed she finally has the confidence to wear a bikini again.

She added: “Thank god those days are well and truly in the past!”

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