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Ireland Baldwin Addresses Weight Criticism After Twitter Comments

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Ireland Baldwin
is tired of Twitter trolls.

The 17-year-old has come under fire for everything from her weight to her famous parents (mom Kim Basinger and dad Alec Baldwin) since she's started modeling.

On Monday, the blonde beauty posted a lengthy statement on her tumblr page explaining why she's upset with all the negativity she's been receiving on social media.

We gotta give it up to Ireland, she made some pretty valid points.

"I understand that I am not a size .008.  What I don’t fully understand, is what is the good in commenting on a photo of a 17 year old girl and calling her fat, ugly, etc? Is that helping you in some way? I’m confused," she wrote.

The aspiring model is also sick of being compared to her famous mother.

"I also get compared to my Mom quite a bit and this is where I bridge into the point of this whole post. I AM NOT MY PARENTS. My mom is one of the most beautiful woman in the world. She is 5’9, I am 6’2. She is petite and fragile, and I am fit and…. more to love tehe. I have a booty, she has a thigh gap. As she emerged from her teen years, she developed an angular face and striking cheekbones. I am still a teen making my way out of my awkward phase."

Baldwin noted that she got into the modeling biz because it makes her feel more confident and comfortable in her own skin.

We've all been through those awful teen years, and while some people found them easy (or worse, "the best years of their lives") the rest of us truly blossomed after high school.

Ireland also addressed the flack she's received about her dad Alec Baldwin's behavior in the past.

"I get hateful replies and threats regarding mistakes of my Dad’s past. This isn’t fair. I had nothing to do with anything that happened back then, so I don’t fully understand why I am being targeted.  More importantly, my Dad has moved on. He recognized that he needed to change, so he made changes. He is now healthy, happily married with a baby on the way. He moved on, so why can’t you? I have entered the social media world and the entertainment business to make a name for myself," she posted.

She added, "I am proud to be my parent’s daughter, but I don’t want to forever be known as 'that rude thoughtless little pig' or 'Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger’s kid.'”

To read Ireland's full blog click here, and to check out more stars who've battled weight criticism click "Launch Gallery" above!

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