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Woman says she was bullied over her dress

Fitness instructor wears strapless dress to wedding

Liz Krueger/Instagram
Liz Krueger/Instagram

A fitness instructor started her own kindness campaign after she said she was bullied for the dress she wore at a wedding.

The only dress anyone should be talking about at a wedding is the bride's dress, but for Liz Krueger, it seemed many people were much more interested in what she was wearing.

Krueger said people were very rude to her for the strapless mini dress she wore.

"If only I knew that choosing this dress for a wedding on a 90-degree day meant so many people would be outrightly rude to me, and even come up behind me (and) slap my (expletive) as I'm standing alone," Krueger wrote on Instagram.

She said someone even spilled a full beer down her arm.

Krueger received a lot of support on social media.

"I just read your story. I'm sorry that you had to go through that! You look absolutely stunning," Instagram user mane_abril wrote.

"Jealousy., they obviously felt insecure," Instagram user treen_5 wrote.

However, with positive feedback comes negative feedback. Others thought her dress was not appropriate for the wedding.

"Is this a joke? You have an amazing body but that dress is completely inappropriate for a wedding. Why would you wear something that draws attention to yourself? Wedding day is for the bride to shine, not you," Instagram user michele_elizabeth wrote.

"Beautiful dress but not wedding appropriate. Would you turn up to a job interview for a corporate position in that kind of dress. I don't think so. There are codes that sometimes are good to respect. Nevertheless the behavior of these women bullying you is childish," Instagram user isakaz wrote.

 

Instead of firing back, Krueger started a movement called #KruegerKindness to challenge woman to support one another through random acts of kindness.

"Anything as simple as a complimenting a women daily, buying them a coffee/lunch, taking the time to speak to someone who's in a hard place, volunteering with girls who have been bullied, getting to know women deeper than surface level and making a point myself to not judge a book by its cover on a daily basis," she wrote.

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I'm starting my own kindness movement #KruegerKindness! Whether it's just a party of 1 (me), or others want to join me! I'm going to actively make it a priority to do good things for other women, every single day from here on out. I'm hoping to inspire others to do the same, just as I have with fitness journey. Anything as simple as a complimenting a women daily, buying them a coffee/lunch, taking the time to speak to someone who's in a hard place, volunteering with girls who have been bullied, getting to know women deeper than surface level and making a point myself to not judge a book by its cover on a daily basis. A movement for women, by women, and it's starting with me! If you want to join me in this movement, share your stories on social media with #KruegerKindness and let's kill all the mean girls with kindness. We live in a world that needs more women willing to put themselves out there for a good cause!!! Who's with me!? #kruegerkindess #killemwithkindness #nomeangirls #nobullying #womankind #liftup #empower #rolemodels #kindessallaround #makeadifference #bekind #supporteachother #respect #complimeny #listen #care #share #girlpower #strength #haveavoice #beheard #cometogether

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