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Fans Fire Back After Ashley Graham Brags About Working At Seven And A Half Months Pregnant

Haven't you heard? Ashley Graham can do it all.

The model just bragged about working at seven and a half months pregnant and some fans aren't impressed...

Ashley Graham isn't letting pregnancy slow her down.

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The plus-size model recently bragged about still working at seven and a half months pregnant, but the reactions to these comments are mixed.

Ashley is basically this generation's body-positive icon.

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Alongside other body-positive celebs, such as Demi Lovato, Chrissy Teigen, and Hilary Duff, she's encouraging people to embrace every inch of their bodies.

Like the time she wasn't afraid to show off her stretch marks to the world.

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"Same same but a little different" she captioned the brave image, which was posted soon after announcing her pregnancy with her husband, Justin Ervin.

It wasn't long before it drew in so many supportive comments from fans and celebs.

“I freaking love you for this. THIS is what real women look like,” one wrote.

“This is me, what I look like. Fabulous empowering amazing beautiful fearless!!!”

Her vulnerability struck the right cord with lots of women:

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Such a role model she is!

Part of being vulnerable does mean opening herself up to the possibility of criticism.

It's a good thing Ashley could practically teach a course on how to school the haters who try to come for her.

While speaking at Create & Cultivate's New York conference in May, she referred to the trolls' mean comments as "teachable moments."

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"I am not going to come at you and be like, 'F you, B,' because why? That's just so much energy," she said, before bringing up the time a troll criticized a revealing outfit she wore.

"So I said, 'You're right, ma'am. My cellulite and fat is hanging out of my pants and I am sexy AF.' Because, why are we going to give room for trolls? I don't have time for that."

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Preach, girl!

Don't believe her? There's proof of her clapping back at trolls all over the internet.

For instance, the time she had enough of people shaming her for working out.

Whether she's clapping back at body-shamers or embracing her own body to inspire others, Ashley is changing how we view body image.

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The first time mom-to-be even has a new digital series out called "Fearless With Ashley Graham."

The inspiring series shows her talking to other guests about embracing their bodies, regardless of their size.

During a recent episode, she even shared how difficult it was posting that image of her stretch marks to the world.

A large part of that had to do with her feeling a bit uncomfortable in her new pregnant body.

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“It’s interesting that you say that because the reason why I had posted that original photo, I had just announced that I was pregnant and I thought then I was going to feel good and I didn’t."

"I just felt terrible. And that morning, actually … ” she said, before stopping herself to cry.

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In the end, as always, her body-positive mindset prevailed.

“That morning, I was like, ‘Get it together, Ashley, there’s other women out there that are going through the same thing as you — why don’t you have a dialogue?’ ” she explained.

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She added that being pregnant and feeling like she's in a "new body" has meant having “to come into this new world of body confidence.”

Part of that body confidence has included sharing to the world that she's not afraid of slowing down.

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Whether that means working out or just plain working!

In an Instagram video posted this past Wednesday, the model shared a video of her twerking.

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The reason for the celebration dance?

She just wrapped up a new project that she couldn't wait to tell fans about.

Then she left the hashtag: "#sevenandahalfmonthspregnantandstillworking."

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While some fans have rallied with praise for the star still working while pregnant, others have viewed her accomplishment as "bragging."

"A lot of women work while being 7 and a half months pregnant," someone commented.

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"About the hashtag, um, congratulations?" another wrote.

Another fan fired back at Ashley not working as hard as other women in different fields.

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"And some of the women here are saying how they worked up until the due date as nurses, warehouse workers, etc, much less glamorous jobs, much more difficult jobs," they wrote.

They continued:

"And if anyone wants to tell me that being a model is more difficult than being a nurse, that's just laughable."

Meanwhile, tons of celeb pals were in full support of the mama-to-be still hustling while pregnant:

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"Casual pregnant slay," wrote celebrity hairstylist Justine Marjan.

Some good did come out Ashley's "brag." It paved the way for other women to brag about working while pregnant.

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Slay, ladies!

At the end of the day, can we agree that any woman who carries a baby for nine long months deserves to brag??

With that settled, let's all appreciate more of Ashley's twerking, K?

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