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Kate Upton's body 'transformation' is not an invitation for your opinion

Leah Prinzivalli writes about pop culture, beauty and health and has interviewed some of your favorite reality stars. She has been published in VICE, Reductress, The Toast, The Frisky, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn with her cat, l...

Kate Upton can do whatever she wants with her body, including wearing a butt-free dress

Kate Upton is in the troubling situation of being a woman who has publicly changed her body. She's lost weight recently, and thanks to a new article in People on her "regular sweat sessions," we get to learn how she did it. No doubt Upton is proud of what she's accomplished — her trainer Ben Bruno, let's hope with her permission, shares that she has worked to "deadlift over 200 lbs., do sled pushes with 500 lbs., and do bear crawls with 300 lbs."

Partied my pants off #birthdayweek @carineroitfeld @justinverlander #carinexkate @theblondnyc

A photo posted by Kate Upton (@kateupton) on

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What that means is the floor is now open for internet commenters to weigh in on Upton, who has rejected the term "plus-size model" in favor of the more inclusive "curvy." Did she look better before she lost weight? Is she hotter now? Are these pictures edited?

I shouldn't have to say this, but the only opinion that matters here is Upton's.

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People commenters are going to town with arguments for and against her new look like: "I think she looked better with some more curves before. Now she looks too skinny, like everyone else in Hollywood." We also have the lovers: "Wow! She looks great and is very strong. Good for her." There are fans on both sides of the coin. Unfortunately, this isn't a debate, it's a person. Let's all try to remember that.

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