Actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore’s 32-year-old daughter shared on social media Thursday Photo A few words of appreciation for her limbs as well as her body.
“Dear Legs… I know you’re busy walking and keeping me upright. But I thought I might, if you could spare a moment, I’d like to fix things,” she wrote. “I haven’t been the kindest or treated you so well. In fact, I’ve been awful… I bet it’s been hell. I’m acting like a bully and making you weak And say small. I feel like I’ve lost perspective because you never let me fall.”
She continued, “So in this morning sun I look forward to taking a pledge to express my gratitude for everything you do. All the times you’ve held me and moved me even when I didn’t think Was that for the capable. I promise to be kind and give you some love. You are beautiful and strong no matter what size and length you are. I’m sorry I forgot that sweet feet I’m the same way as you love you as you are…”
The message resonated with many of Rumer’s followers, who shared that they, too, were struggling to show love and appreciation for their feet. “It’s fantastic. I’ve brutalized my legs for years, and [definitely] One person wrote, “Took them lightly.” Another said, “We are encouraged to love every part of our body and our feet literally take us everywhere. What a wonderful way!”
Another commenter considered writing something similar while overcoming an eating disorder. “I wrote an apology letter to my butt apologizing for all the mean things I’ve ever said or thought about it. It was a game changer.”
The sweet sentiment wasn’t the first time for Rumer, who frequently posts poetry on Instagram. She’s also been open about her journey of self love and body acceptance – something she talked about in vulnerable. Video Post in May 2020.
“I really wanted to be vulnerable and transparent and talk to you guys about body confidence and share what I look like without any filters… just me,” she wrote. She shared in the video that “sometimes my stomach is not as flat as I want and sometimes I feel like my arms look bigger in pictures and sometimes I feel like my thighs are bigger and I have Don’t like my gray hair… but those are all things I’m sure I notice a lot more than anyone else.”
At the time, People thanked Rumer for “being vulnerable and teaching us that perfection isn’t just appearance and beauty is in the eye of the beholder”—a lesson she’s trying to incorporate on her stage.
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