After an Instagram post where he jokingly reminded himself not to overeat on Thanksgiving which sparked a shy cry, Sarah Michelle Gellar said sorry.
"It concerns me that some people think I am" fat wrinkling " with this post. That cannot be further from my intention, "he said in a statement obtained by E! after posting Saturday it collected thousands of comments.
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This post includes a series of lingerie photos from the shots Saying in 2007 Gellar, 41, wrote: "I will only put these pins throughout my house as a reminder not to overeat on Thursday."
A user wrote: "You KNOW that this is a subject that is sensitive and can hurt your followers."
It echoed, another said, "Your caption is problematic and I suggest you do research on eating disorders, accompanying mental health problems, and how culture diets are harmful to women. Girls admire you, and you must pay attention to the message you send. "
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But others say, "You are beautiful and you have the right to post whatever you want. I applaud your hard work to look like you do and must be able to joke around. People need to stop so concerned about what you post or say about yourself and focus on themselves. "
Gellar said he really thought of himself.
He said in his statement that when he loves Thanksgiving, "unfortunately my eyes are often bigger than my stomach, and I tend to eat so much that it makes me sick."
"This is a joke reminder to yourself not to do that," he continued.
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"I am very sorry that people are offended by my attempts to humor," he added. "Anyone who knows me, knows that I will never intentionally 'embarrass' anyone on any basis. I am the hero of everyone. "
Since the hub-bub, Gellar hasn't been bothered by Thanksgiving's plans with his family (Freddie Prinze's husband Jr., 42, Charlotte's daughter, 9, and Rocky's son, 6). On Wednesday he updated his Instagram story as he explored cookbooks, stamped on one occasion, "Yum!"