Jana Kramer took to Instagram yesterday to share a seemingly innocent photo of her and her husband, Mike Caussin.
In the photo, the couple wore matching denim attire.
We saw the photo when it was posted and thought Jana looked great.
Apparently, some people thought she looked too good for just having a baby, and chose to criticize her for her appearance.
94.6k Likes, 1,210 Comments - Jana Kramer (@kramergirl) on Instagram: "Yea....we planned it. @iheartradio #whinedown #backtowork"
Naturally, Jana fired back at the haters.
In a follow up post, the country star shared a cropped photo of her belly telling her followers that she wanted to share her journey towards getting back to being healthy, but thanks to yesterday's criticism she decided to crop her belly photo.
In the caption, she stated that she didn't just have a tummy tuck, contrary to her haters, and that she also doesn't have a trainer, nor is she already back to her pre-pregnancy size.
Rather, in the photo yesterday, Kramer revealed that she had on high waisted pants, in addition to a tummy wrap. As Jana puts it, had she of shared the photo of her pre-pregnancy belly, she would have been criticized for still looking pregnant.
In her post today, she asked and urged woman to support and love each other, including themselves.
We love you, Jana!
A few things because honestly I'm so frustrated and I need to vent this. I wanted to post this photo (showing my stomach) because I wanted to show my journey back to healthy and my goodness I'm so glad I didn't which is why this photo is now cropped. It's amazing the comments and how rude some people can be from my last photo I took yesterday. A few things, no I didn't get a tummy tuck, no I don't have a personal chef, no I don't have fortunes so I didn't train everyday. Yes I had a c section, yes I am still in pain and on meds but I do have a high pain tolerance. I have had 3 stomach surgeries before this (appendix, gallbladder, and c section).. In that photo I had a belly bandit wrapped tightly, and high waisted pants and wow here I am defending myself. Why?!? If I would have posted the photo of my actual stomach in this photo I would have probably been shamed too even when I was wanting to be vulnerable with my journey. Why do we women have to compare ourselves to each other and then shame?. I say this to myself as much as I say this to y'all...why can't it be that we are all different. Our bodies are all beautiful and crafted differently, they heal different, they react different, they simply look different. Why do we need to shame someone for not looking a certain way? Or feel bad about ourselves for looking a certain way? Can we be kinder to ourselves and know that every women has a different journey but yet we are all beautiful? Can we lift women up but not tear yourself down in the process with comparing? Let's give that a try.....I love y'all. Back to my baby.
111.2k Likes, 6,876 Comments - Jana Kramer (@kramergirl) on Instagram: "A few things because honestly I'm so frustrated and I need to vent this. I wanted to post this..."
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