Aussie Hollywood Star Tammin Sursok Reveals 'Painful' Weight Struggle

Ex Home and Away starlet, now Hollywood actress, Tammin Sursok has shared a very moving post with her fans on Instagram.

The 33-year-old has revealed the very "painful" struggle she went through as a teenager - when she weighed around 90 kilos and was bullied as a result.

The actress shared a series of images from her past and urged her fans to speak out about their body image issues and realise that what we see on social media, isnt always reality. 

"Hey guys. :) So I was going through some pictures from my family home and I came across these," Tammin wrote alongside the images "It actually took me back to a place of painful memories.

"I remember the lack of self love and the lack of compassion I had for myself.” 


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"I think it's important to speak about this around the holidays- especially when all we are seeing is everyone's "highlight" reel, the filters, the perfect families, the perfect bodies - and I know there are many people out there who are struggling, who don't feel like they are enough, who have no hope," she continued.

Tammin then urged her fans to love themselves and make positive changes - however small - to help them get out of any negative situations they might be in.

"I PROMISE you, you can change your life. You can get out of a painful situation. It takes one positive step in the right direction. Just one step. This is not about weight, it's about positive change from whatever negative situation you find yourself in. This is coming from me, this was my story, a little girl close to 200 pounds, who woke up one day and decided enough was enough. I love you all and I truly believe in every one of you. #thisisbeautiful."

Earlier this year, she posted a different photo of herself, aged 10, and created the hashtag campaign #ThisisBeautiful to try and change the conversation about society's unrealistic beauty standards. 


The actress stars in the US TV drama series Pretty Little Liars and lives in LA with her husband and three-year-old daughter Phoenix. 



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