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At 38, Chrissy Metz debuts swimsuit

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

says she wore a for the very first time at the age of 38 after decades of hiding her body.

had made a promise to herself that she would wear a if she found one she liked.

The 38-year-old kept true to that promise recently when she visited with a friend. She posted multiple photographs of herself wearing what appears to be a black one-piece bathing suit while lounging in the pool.

In an interview to Glamour magazine, explained why it was a big deal for her, reports

"I grew up wearing a T-shirt at the pool. As an adult, I was like, I'm going to find a bathing suit I like and I'm going to wear it. And there were people, like, 'Oh my God, look at you! You know I could never do that'," she said.

Metz recognised this to be more of a backhanded compliment, she decided to not let it deter her from wearing what she wanted to wear.

"I'm doing what I want to do."

Metz is known for role of in "This Is Us", aired in on Star World.



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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 14:16 IST