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After Being a Hot Target for Her Bold Choices, Paige Spiranac Makes a Strong Stand for Young Women

Published 11/18/2023, 7:50 AM EST

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Being always under the camera and having each of your moments get criticized and thrashed is for the weak heart. But Paige Spiranac knew what she was signing up for. The popular influencer has always been under the microscope, getting her golf skills and content disparaged.

In her recent podcast episode, Spiranac honestly expressed why she chose this path to lead her life. Even after getting unnecessary backlash every day, what is the message she is trying to convey, and what motivates her?

Paige Spiranac wishes to empower people about body positivity

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Paige Spiranac has tons of followers on social media. Half of them are young women. While she shares her golf insights, one thing people notice is her attire. The golf diva knows not everyone is fond of her; however, she believes in being unapologetically her.

On her podcast, Playing a Round With Paige, Spiranac asked about her greater purpose. The ex-golf pro said it was about beating hypocrisy. The diva wanted to prove to everyone that she could be anything she wanted, regardless of her clothing choices. While agreeing to the fact that her clothes sometimes are distractive, however, she expressed how it should not be a problem. 

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“I grew up in a household where my parents allowed me to be me. My mom was a professional ballet dancer; she was a model, and my dad married them all,” Spiranac said. She also iterated that, because of this, she was never doubted for doing anything wrong.

Further talking about her parents’ support, Spiranac said, “My parents have always been very supportive of me.” They taught her “to never be ashamed of my body, to see the human body is beautiful.” Coming to the purpose and message she is trying to portray, Spiranac said, “That’s the message that I tried to share with everyone.”

The blonde model added that she was not “trying to push an agenda to young girls and say, like, take your clothes off. That’s how you make money. It’s really quite the opposite”. The community may now have a better idea and will stop running behind her every second they get.

Spiranac shares the motivation behind her work

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The sole motivation and desire for Spiranac is to be her true self. While answering the question, she wanted to make it clear that “I do this because it’s, it feels right to me. And if you want to be sexy, and that’s the route you want to go, then go for it. If you don’t want to, then you can go for it.”

Spiranac wants everyone—both those who like her and those who don’t—to do what they want without putting themselves in a box or receiving labels from others. The gold diva’s single agenda and mission per se is to advocate being you. Because that’s what she is.

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In today’s society, despite facing backlash for what she wears and does, at the end of the day, Spiranac is staying true to her heart. And considering that not everyone has the courage to follow their passions and choices, her act is nothing short of admirable!

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Khambe Huda Imran

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From a very young age, I, Huda Khambe, have been striving for excellence, and as a Golf Writer at EssentiallySports, my endeavor has only amplified. Having grown up watching Tiger Woods and Annika Sorenstam bag major after major, I couldn’t help but learn more about the intricacies of the sport, and now I combine that knowledge with my inherent storytelling skills and write about the gentleman's sport, bringing news to life for the readers. As a journalist who lives by the motto 'Girls for Girls', I am hellbent on covering the niche aspects of the sport and giving the readers unique insights about the LPGA and women's golf as a whole. Off hours too, my life involves sports of sorts, with me often engrossed in watching livestreams of Valorant and Counterstrike!
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Sheldon Pereira

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