'This Is Us' Star Chrissy Metz Slams Body Shamers Over Her MTV Movie & TV Awards Dress

"This Is Us" was nominated multiple times Sunday night and took home the award for in the "Tearjerker" category.

One celebrity among the bevy of stars on the MTV Movie & TV Awards red carpet is slamming critics who panned her choice of attire for the event.

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This Is Us actress Chrissy Metz, 36, rocked a crimson, knee-length latex dress that shined in the bright lights, leading some viewers to go on social media rants mocking her appearance.

Following the show, Metz hit back at the body shamers on Twitter, saying: “For the record, I wear what I want, when I want. News flash it's my body."

This Is Us was nominated multiple times Sunday night, and the show took home an award in the “Tearjerker” category.

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Metz and co-star Milo Ventimiglia appeared in character while presenting the award for “Best Duo.”

The second season of the hit NBC series will arrive in the fall.

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