Lauren Jauregui learned to love her body.
The 25-year-old singer took to Twitter to express her love for her own body, insisting she will always appreciate it, even if it doesn’t “look like some photoshopped version of [herself]”.
Lauren – who joined Fifth Harmony as a teenager, after starring in ‘The X Factor’ in 2012 – wrote on the micro-blogging platform: “Falling in love with my body in all its glory no matter how heavy .Even though I don’t look like a photoshopped version of myself every second this body is beautiful and houses my beautiful mind and I LOVE IT (sic)”
Lauren often uses her social media platforms to speak honestly about her mental health issues and political views.
The chart-topping singer previously explained that creating music also helps her “bring meaning to life.”
Lauren – who released her long-awaited debut solo EP, ‘Prelude’, in November – said: “Art is my catharsis. Art is how I give meaning to life, to how I feel. and what I live.”
Lauren starred in Fifth Harmony alongside Ally Brooke, Normani, Dinah Jane and Camila Cabello.
But, despite their chart success, Lauren confessed to battling anxiety and depression during her time in the band.
Reflecting on her experience in the girl group, she shared, “One of those things I’ve often experienced in [Fifth Harmony] and outside of the band, there was anxiety and depression, which I think mostly stemmed from this inner conflict I had with meritability.
“Like, deserve to feel safe, deserve to feel supported, deserve a trustworthy team that’s not going to do something behind my back.”