“Growing Up Hip Hop” celeb Angela Simmons showed social media this past weekend what squad goals really look like.
Simmons who’s clearly confident with her appearance, isn’t afraid to show off her shapely figure and neither are her friends. Saturday evening, the television personality posted a throwback photo of herself and her squad from their vacation to Aruba a few months ago and shook the Internet.
The 31-year-old mother and her friends posed for a photo on a beach as they proudly flaunted their natural curves while all wearing bikinis. Simmons, front and center, wrote via Instagram, “Sis wishes she never left Aruba ! Sis is me ! I am sis lol #MomentsInTime 📸 : @ted_joseph #SQUAD.”
Her post received 80, 000 likes from fans who gawked over the image.
“Yasss come shut the s–t down!!! Freakn finally natural bodies matter! I love it 🤟💞💕🙌 yes lurd .”
“Real bodies, real curves, no artificial bs. These are the type of romodels and models I aim to see period! Keep it up girl ❤️.”
“All different body types, natural and all beautiful! 😍 this is squad goals forreal.”
“I love the level of confidence in this picture. All natural 🔥👏👌.”
Simmons is adamant about her health and fitness and often posts videos of herself hitting the gym. She even worked out throughout her whole pregnancy with now-2-year-old son Sutton Joseph.
“As soon as my doctor gave me the clearance in like two weeks to do it, I’m like, OK, I’m going to work out. So, I started my yoga,” she told “The Real” during an interview in 2016.
She’s also dealt with her weight fluctuation since having her son, adding that it was a struggle some days just to work out.
“I have to constantly find my inner strength in me to work for what I want,” she wrote on Instagram in August 2017. “I have watched my body go up and down in weight . I gained in different areas .. it’s such a different battle after child bearing . Weight doesn’t drop as quick . It takes true dedication and strength to lose it !!”
Although Simmons is admired for her body confidence, she’s sometimes critiqued by fans who claim she’s seeking attention, with two such comments coming as recently as last month.
“She just wanted a chance to show off her body again craving for attention 🤦🏽♂️.”
“I used to have so much respect for you before you started acting like a Kardashian 🤦.”