Michele Gumabao to Body-Shamers: “My legs are too big they say…”

Beauty queen Michele Gumabao hits body-shamers.

MICHELE GUMABAO – Volleyball player turned beauty queen Michele Gumabao has this hit back to those who criticize her body.

To be a famous personality comes along with many admiration from many people and criticisms as well. They criticize your hair, the dress you wear, and everything that they can see from you which they think doesn’t suit well to their taste.


And among them is the professional volleyball player turned beauty queen Michele Gumabao. Being a volleyball player, we can surely expect that she has the muscles, very fit, big thighs and legs, and a tall height. These are the results of their extreme training for sure. However, it did not stop her to pursue another dream and that is being a beauty queen. She was crowned as Binibining Pilipinas Globe 2018 during the Binibining Pilipinas beauty contest.

She was a co-captain of the De La Salle University women’s volleyball team, the Lady Spikers, in 2012–2013 and camp director of the Alaska Volleyball Powercamp. In UAAP seasons 73 and 74, she was hailed as the best blocker and the Finals Most Valuable Player in season 75.


Now, being criticized as the muscular woman that she is, she has this post posting a photo of her in a daring yet conservative swimsuit. She wrote in her post, “I was and still am being criticized for being too big or too muscular.”

She said that she’s people criticize her big legs but instead of being insecure about it, she would just always remind herself that her legs has gotten her “through years of intense volleyball, allowed me to jump, play. and win”.

Having gone through this kind of criticism, she reminded the people to always choose self-love and confidence. She added, “I say let them hate, They‘ll never understand that these muscles are only made for champions.”



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