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  • YouTuber and beauty guru Jaclyn Hill posted a video where she showed off her stretch marks.
  • In the video “WHY I HAD TO MOVE! Life Update & Story Time,” Hill told her 5.89 million subscribers that people haven’t stopped talking about her weight for two years and she’s tired of it.
  • “The constant comments about my weight, it doesn’t stop,” she said. “It does not stop, and I’m like, ‘Why is it all of a sudden OK to call people fat?’ Where did this come from?”
  • She urged people to be kinder to each other, and not ruin the confidence of the young and upcoming influencers on YouTube. “Don’t make them have such a tough skin like you’ve done to so many others,” she said.
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In her latest video, titled “WHY I HAD TO MOVE! Life Update & Story Time,” YouTube beauty guru Jaclyn Hill told her 5.89 million subscribers that people haven’t stopped talking about her weight for two years, and she showed off her new stretch marks.

“You want to see?” she asked the camera before revealing the marks on her hips. “They’re like little pink tiger stripes, and honestly, I’m over it. This is my body, this is where I’m at, you guys need to accept it.”

Hill said shes received comments every day about how she has gained weight, and they have been “flooding in” over the last few months.

She said she brings it up because of what she sees on the internet, not her own insecurities.

“The constant comments about my weight, it doesn’t stop,” she said. “It does not stop, and I’m like, ‘Why is it all of a sudden OK to call people fat?’ Where did this come from?”

Hill also denied rumors she’s pregnant.

“I can’t gain a few pounds because of maybe I’m happy, maybe I’m depressed?” she said. “I can’t gain a few pounds without the internet calling me fat?”

She said she’s constantly growing as a person, and her followers need to understand that comes with changes. But she also acknowledged it’s hard for her to complain as she’s in the public eye.

“I’m not saying this about me because I know that I am not allowed to be the victim on the internet,” she said. “I chose this lifestyle and people are going to be mean, they’re going to be ruthless regardless of any situation and I know that. I have developed a tough skin for sure.”

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At the end of the video, Hill said people should be kinder to each other and urged anyone watching not to ruin the confidence of younger up-and-coming influencers.

“Don’t make them have such a tough skin like you’ve done to so many others,” she said. “Just be kind and accept people for who they are and their change and their growth.”

James Charles, a fellow beauty guru who has received his own share of criticism online, tweeted about Hill after he noticed people being cruel about her online.

“Y’all are so fucking weird,” he wrote. “An account and thread of people literally dedicated to hating Jaclyn Hill? The ‘beauty’ community continues to prove that it’s ironically the absolute ugliest place on social media.”

He added that he could not imagine having “nothing more important to do with my day than to sit online and leave negative comments about someone that I’ve never met.”

“How scary,” he said, adding: “Be kind to one another. It’s not that hard.”

—James Charles (@jamescharles) October 13, 2019

Insider has contacted Hill for comment.

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