Actress Jodie Turner-Smith hits back after being body-shamed over baby bump

Jodie Turner-Smith took on trolls who expressed “disdain for pregnant women’s bodies” after she dared to bare her baby bump.

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By Ree Hines

Jodie Turner-Smith and partner Joshua Jackson are expecting their first child this year, but the pregnant star wasn’t expecting the backlash she got on social media after a recent talk show appearance.

But her surprise hasn’t dampened her reaction to it.

Jodie Turner-Smith during the filming for "The Graham Norton Show" in London.Isabel Infantes / Getty Images

It all started when Turner-Smith visited “The Graham Norton Show” last Friday, where she spoke about her role in the romantic crime drama “Queen & Slim,” joked with co-star Daniel Kaluuya and also, in the part that proved controversial, dared to bare her baby bump.

Margot Robbie, Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith appeared on the British talk show Friday. Isabel Infantes / Getty Images

To be clear, it’s not as if Turner-Smith flashed the audience. She simply wore a sleek and stylish halter that showed off her midriff — and that’s all it took to set off some of Twitter’s vocal critics.

But don’t worry about the soon-to-be mom. The 33-year-old took to Twitter herself to respond, and she didn’t hold back one bit.

Jodie Turner-Smith shared a message for body-shamers on Twitter.@MissJodie/ Instagram

Turner-Smith returned fire alongside a full-length shot of her fashionable ensemble, writing, “gives zero f---s about your disdain for pregnant women’s bodies on British television.”

Joshua Jackson and Jodie Turner-Smith attend the BAFTA Awards on Feb. 2, 2020 in London.David M. Benett / Getty Images

Besides, if the critics hadn’t made an issue of her wardrobe choice, they might have noticed some big baby news Turner-Smith shared on the show.

When host Norton asked about the baby on-board, Turner-Smith gestured to her bump and said, “I think she’s bored.”

Graham Norton with Jim Carrey, Margot Robbie, Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith and Lewis Capaldi on Friday's show.Isabel Infantes / Getty Images

That’s right! She and former “Dawson’s Creek” star Jackson, who were rumored to be married last year but have yet to confirm their nuptials, are expecting a girl — and soon.

"I've just got a couple months left," she told Norton. "I'm at the finish line, I think. Well not the finish line, but very close."