Blogger Fights Back After ‘Body Shaming’ Man on Dating Site Suggests She Needs to Lose Weight

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A local fashion blogger and marketing professional got her revenge on a "body-shaming" potential suitor who said he would like her better if she dropped a few pounds.

On June 3, Christina Topacio tweeted photos of a text conversation she had with a man she met via a dating website.

Although she had never met the man in person, he told Topacio that he would seriously consider dating her but that she needed to lose weight.

Instead of getting angry, Topacio decided to turn the "body-shaming" incident into something positive and shared the man's unsolicited advice on social media.

"It was important for me to share with people, because if I could change one person's perspective on how they handle being shamed then that would mean the world," Topacio told KTLA.

Her Twitter post was retweeted thousands of times.

"My message got across ... that you don't get to body shame someone," she said.

Perhaps the most satisfying part of the public ordeal for Topacio was when she responded to the man's texts with a picture of herself eating a burrito bowl.

CNN contributed to this story.

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