“Riverdale” star Lili Reinhart took to social media to remind fans that weight gain, especially during the ongoing pandemic, is nothing to be ashamed of.

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“If you’ve gained weight during this pandemic — like me and millions of others — just know that you don’t need to justify the way you look to anyone.You don’t need to “explain” yourself,” Reinhart wrote on Twitter.

The actress also addressed body-shamers who comment on others’ weight gain.

“Anyone who comments on your weight gain is incredibly insecure. Confident, level-headed people don’t insult others,” she continued. “Remember that the next time a random person feels the need to comment on your appearance.”

“Accept that they are dealing with their own insecurities and move forward will love,” the 24-year old ended.

Reinhart is known for portraying Betty Cooper on The CW teen drama series.

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