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Gwen Stefani's "chunky" teen pic ticks off Twitter

As the owner of Bloom Creatives, Caroline Gutierrez Goddard tells stories with words and photos -- and as such, is a regular contributor here at SheKnows.

Gwen Stefani shares teen photo

Was Gwen Stefani a chunky teen or an average teen? Does the label even matter?

Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani shared a really cool photo with fans this week, but it's her accompanying caption that is getting all the attention.

In the snap, a teenage Stefani circa 1983 is having a super fan moment while getting Sting's autograph — a moment she would be on the other side of a decade later. It is a sweet reminder of where she started, but the caption she included with the photo speaks volumes about body image.

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Her use of the word "chunky" to describe a perfectly normal, average and healthy-looking body raised the concern of some fans.

The singer, who is thought to be in her third trimester of pregnancy with her third childrevealed to be a boy — may just be feeling extra sensitive about her body right now. Or she could have a wildly skewed body image brought on by years of pressure to stay stick thin in the entertainment business.

Tell us: What do you think of Gwen Stefani's chunky comment?

Image courtesy WENN.com

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