Ashley Graham proudly shows off 'new tummy' stretch marks in topless photo

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Ashley Graham proudly showed off her postpartum tummy in a set of powerful new images.

On Sunday, the 34-year-old, who gave birth to twin boys Malachi and Roman in January, posted a series of pictures celebrating her "new" body to social media. In the first photo, Graham posed in black underwear as she covered her cleavage with her arm in two bathroom selfies that showcased her postpartum curves.

"Hi, new tummy," the model wrote. "We've been through a lot. Thank you. #3monthspostpartum."

In another close-up image, Graham grips her tummy with her fingers, showing off her postpartum stretch marks. The final image was a close-up selfie of the brunette bombshell playfully pouting her lips.

Graham received a multitude of positive responses from fellow celebrities and friends who celebrated the model and her body's journey.

"Amazing the lives you've created and carried and pushed into the world," wrote Danish supermodel Helena Christensen.

"That tummy has the most beautiful, wholesome stories to tell," added actress Freida Pinto.

"Always beautiful, inside and out," wrote former Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn.

 In a close-up image, Graham grips her tummy with her fingers, showcasing her post-birth stretch marks. (Image via Instagram/ashleygraham)
Graham gripped her tummy with her fingers, showing off her postpartum stretch marks. (Image via Instagram/ashleygraham)

Many fans praised Graham for her transparency about her body and pregnancy and thanked her for normalizing stretch marks.

"Thank you for this because I’m two months postpartum and seeing how beautiful you look is really empowering for those of us struggling with the way we look," wrote a fan. "You are stunning and I love this!"

"I’ve been frightened for ages about getting pregnant and having stretch marks… but damn! You make it look beautiful and natural and something to never be ashamed of because your body created life!" someone told Graham. "Thank you for the reminder!"

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