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Former Bachelor contestant recreates Kim Kardashian's selfie to silence her shamers.

Who knew one little nude Kim Kardashian selfie would inspire so many? There was the giant Melbourne mural, Sharon Osbourne’s copycat picture, plus Constance Hall‘s, and countless more.

Now former Bachelor Australia contestant Zilda Williams has stripped off in solidarity with the reality TV star recreating the infamous black bar snap to call out body shamers everywhere.

The former model shared the copycat picture with her 44K Instagram followers, alongside a lengthy post that began, “People have, and always will continue to judge me. I post this, because I can.”

“Embrace and love your body, It’s the most amazing thing you will ever own” People have, and always will continue to judge me. I am posting this .. Because I can ???????? Like many women out there I’ve been the victim of body shaming my whole life. It got worse after I appeared briefly on a TV show last year, I never realised that people could be so cruel. As a model back in the day I spent years trying to be perfect and be accepted by society instead of just embracing my curves and being comfortable in my own body. Dealing with online bullies is hard, in fact it’s been a really difficult year for me … but now I’m happy to say that I love who I am, inside and out. I have become stronger than ever before and will continue to be a strong and confident woman. I may not be perfect, but I’ve learnt to accept my body, flaws and all. #loveyourself #confidence #kimireallyhavenothingtowear #birthdayweek #birthdaysuit ????

A photo posted by Z I L D A | S Y D N E Y (@zildawilliams) on Apr 4, 2016 at 7:18pm PDT

The 34-year-old wrote that wasn’t until appearing on television last year that she realised just how cruel people could be. “Dealing with online bullies is hard, in fact it’s been a really difficult year for me… but now I’m happy to say that I love who I am, inside and out.”

Accompanied by the hashtags #loveyourself and #condfidence, the post ended with a self-affirming, body-positive message.

“I have become stronger than ever before and will continue to be a strong and confident woman. I may not be perfect, but I’ve learnt to accept my body, flaws and all.”

Her post comes just one day after her fellow Bachelor contestant Tessa Moritz wrote for Mamamia that she was left ’emotionally broken’ after being fat shamed during her time on the show.

For those keen to create their own, here’s how to take the perfect selfie…

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