Halle Berry hits back at trolls who say ‘you should be chilling with the grandkids’ as she poses naked

Why should Halle Berry and women cover up their bodies because they are over 50?

 Halle Berry, and Roland Emmerich attend the Los Angeles premiere of "Moonfall"  Halle Berry, and Roland Emmerich attend the Los Angeles premiere of "Moonfall"
Halle Berry, and Roland Emmerich attend the Los Angeles premiere of "Moonfall"

The phrase ‘If you’ve got it, flaunt it’ comes to mind when you see Halle Berry leaning over her balcony completely naked. And yet the Oscar winning actress was hit with cruel comments just because she is [gasp] over 50. 

The American actress shared the image on Instagram with her 8.3 million followers and the caption “i do what i wanna do.” 

Halle can be seen in the snap with her arm strategically placed to cover her chest, her bottom half hidden in the shadow and a glass of wine in hand with an idyllic backdrop of blue sky and trees surrounding the house. 

The 56 year old actress looks stunning in the image although it wasn’t to some people's taste. One follower commented "Imagine being in your 50s, still posting nudes for attention in menopause when you should be chilling with the grandkids. Ageing with dignity is no longer a thing."

But the actress quickly clapped back with the now deleted reply “Did you guys know the heart of a shrimp is located in its head?"

It’s shocking that people still feel they have the right to comment on a woman's body but even more shocking that a woman's age and hormonal stage of life should be the reason to cover up. Who decided that after a certain age women should cover their bodies and hide it away like we should be ashamed to ‘flaunt it'?

According to Pop Sugar Halle underwent rigorous training sessions for her role as Jackie Justice in the movie Bruised which including six different styles of martial arts judo, TaeKwonDo, jujitsu, wrestling, Muay Thai, and boxing as well as her usual routine of yoga, strength training, and Pilates.

There are so many celebrities now that look incredible over 50, Jennifer Lopez, 53, Jennifer Aniston, 54, Salma Hayek, 56, Naomi Campbell 52 and so many more. Not to throw in another cliché but ‘age is just a number’ and these women work hard making sure their bodies are fit and healthy. So why not show it off to the world? I know I would!

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