Chrissy Teigen Defends Riding Horse Amid Pandemic

Chrissy Teigen Addresses Backlash After Her Therapist Told Her To Ride A Horse During A Pandemic

Chrissy Teigen recently shared how she had tried horse riding at the suggestion of her therapist … which promptly stirred backlash online.

“My therapist says I need something that I do for just me, as I have absolutely nothing currently lol,” Chrissy tweeted out a few weekends back. “Today begins my journey into the horse world.”

Chrissy Teigen Defends Riding Horse Amid Pandemic
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Chrissy has been vocal about her recovery in therapy since losing her baby in October last year.

Back in November, she was “in a bit of a grief depression hole” and also said she was “in a very dark bubble.”

Teigen shared her horse escapade on social media alongside herself, John and their kids — resulting in many commenting how now did not seem like the right moment to be out flaunting an expensive new hobby amid a pandemic that has robbed many families of food, employment and their lives.

Chrissy Teigen Defends Riding Horse Amid Pandemic
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“A lot of people are unemployed and struggling to feed their family in the midst of a pandemic,” one Twitter user wrote.

“Maybe now isn’t a great time to say you ‘have nothing’ so you bought a horse to entertain yourself.”

A few were quick to defend Chrissy and reminded them of her recent loss.

Chrissy Teigen Defends Riding Horse Amid Pandemic
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Chrissy then took it upon herself to address the tweet — saying many misinterpreted her verbiage.

“a lot of u really misinterpreted this tweet and I guess that’s on me. I didn’t say I have nothing, I said I have nothing I do for just me. A convo with a therapist. A hobby. Cause I lost a baby. And I’m figuring myself out. And i didn’t buy a horse. But oh my god, what if I did?”

She additionally added how she did not own the horse. What do you think? Be sure to comment below!

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