Chrissy Teigen Exposes Stretch Marks, Is Still Perfect

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All hail Chrissy Teigen.

When the swimsuit model isn’t busy gracing the pages of Sports Illustrated with her perfect bikini-bod, she’s in the kitchen whipping up some killer-looking grub. On Monday, the 29-year-old shared a photo exposing bruises she’d gotten in the process of clumsily cooking. In the top-down pic, Teigen bares her inner thighs, where black and blue marks lie side-by-side to a group of stretch marks.

She wrote, “Bruises from bumping kitchen drawer handles for a week. Stretchies say hi!”

Bruises from bumping kitchen drawer handles for a week. Stretchies say hi!

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Whether or not it was intentional, Mrs. John Legend has become an instant inspiration to women across the globe.

“Authentic women’s empowerment right here! Thank you for being a true voice @chrissyteigen#confidence#beauty#real,” one Instagram user wrote.

“Just made yourself ten times more gorgeous,” wrote another.

This isn’t the first time Teigen has been brutally honest about body image. About a month ago, she shared a photo where her girls were ever so slightly busting out of her dress.

She wrote, ” The only positive of periods.”

The only positive of periods

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Then there was also that time when Teigen admitted to wearing granny panties:

It’s rare for celebrities to proudly display their flaws, but it’s not out of character for our hero to post raw, down-to-earth footage to remind the rest of us that we are all one in the same.  For that, we thank you.