Summer is officially underway, sending many of us to the closest beach or bangin’ pool party to cool down while enjoying the season with family and friends. Unfortunately, many of us succumb to the idea of “the perfect beach body,” leaving us insecure about our own physiques and often stopping us from enjoying all the sweet heat has to offer this time of year.
Here, we’ve compiled 10 stars of various shapes and sizes who unashamedly embrace their bodies while taking advantage of the season. Check them out below.
Mrs. Shumpert may be a big city gal from Harlem but is known to catch flights to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, flaunting her “slim-thick” figure proudly.
The gorgeous singer proudly embraces her curves at all times, rocking regal one-pieces or spicy bikinis when she hits the shore.
The handsome couple have hit countless beaches while vacationing in some of the most beautiful spots on earth, often sharing the journey—and those beautiful bods—with fans via social media.
Queen Bey proves time and time again that her banging bod can pull off just about any swim style, including this gorgeous floral one-piece she rocked while on vacation with her family in Hawaii.
All hail the queen, who was spotted wearing this poppin’ turquoise two-piece while living it up with friends and fam, yacht style!
Shout out to Miami rapper Rozay for taking his health more seriously; he’s been slowly shedding weight over the past few years. That said, he’s still a proud, big man who clearly has no problem going shirtless and turning heads poolside.
The wife, mom and superstar athlete has faced plenty of body shaming for her strength, but that doesn’t stop the tennis champion from flaunting the gorgeous figure she’s worked so hard to obtain.
His blond tresses and tatted physique may not be for everyone, but the NFL baller’s chiseled bod is hard to ignore when basking under the sun.
The stunning Orange is the New Black actress was all smiles while rocking this bright two-piece beachside, exemplifying the beauty of curvy brown girls everywhere!
The Cali girl isn’t afraid to flaunt her trim physique in barely there bikinis, like her all-white pick above.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.