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Katharine McPhee in Bathing Suit Claps Back at Haters

The actress and singer opened up about her body image on Instagram.

Katharine McPhee-Foster had a baby earlier this year, and has been praised for her "post-baby body" on social media. Including by her husband,  composer David Foster, who shared a bathing suit photo of McPhee earlier this week with the caption "what baby!" In response to some backlash, McPhee herself posted a stunning photo on Instagram of herself lounging in a red one-piece swimsuit. In her caption, she talked about her body image and losing her baby weight. Read on to see 5 ways Katharine McPhee stays in shape and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bathing Suit Photos!


She Doesn't Diet

In McPhee's Instagram post, she revealed that she didn't diet to lose the baby weight, and is encouraging others to avoid doing so. "I lost this baby weight without dieting. Zero. Diets are the worst and I've had zero pressure from anyone."


She Embraces Her Fluctuating Weight


McPhee has admitted to struggling with her weight and body image in the past, even revealing that she had an eating disorder. However, she wrote in her caption that those days are behind her, and that she is embracing her body's changes. "I'll probably gain weight again at some point too. Who cares?"


She Doesn't Let The Haters Get To Her

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In her post, McPhee called out people who criticized her husband for praising her body. She also says that she's not going to let any social media haters get to her anymore. "Stop being so offended by what people post who have zero impact on your life and move on," she wrote. "But as Taylor Swift said haters gonna hate."


She Loves Zumba

In an Instagram post for World Mental Health Day, McPhee revealed that she's a big fan of Zumba, and that it helps her body and her mind. "More than just a fun workout, Zumba class is a safe space to connect with others, exercise my mental fitness & take my me-time to the next level," she wrote. 


She Loves To Dance

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McPhee has appeared on Broadway and in the musical TV show, Smash, so naturally, she's a talented dancer. She also loves to bust a move at home, and has posted several videos of her doing so. She posted this video on Instagram of herself dancing with an umbrella to Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande's song "Rain On Me."

Anna Bechtel
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