Yahoo readers sound off after Kate Beckinsale is criticized for swimsuit photos

People are buzzing about actress Kate Beckinsale posting a series of photos on Instagram wearing a swimsuit — but not all the buzz is positive.

The star, 46, is being criticized by some who say the snaps aren’t appropriate for a woman of her age. But others heaped praise on the celebrity for not shying away from posting the seaside photos.

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Beckinsale even fired back at a commenter — who said it looked like she was “having a midlife crisis or something” — writing “Oh! I think that’s because you’re an annoying a**hole.”

Yahoo readers also had a lot to say about the bikini photos, with some writing that the most shocking thing was how good she looked at 46:

Yahoo readers react to Kate Beckinsale swimsuit photos
Yahoo readers react to Kate Beckinsale swimsuit photos


Another expressed their dismay at the criticism of Beckinsale’s age:

Yahoo readers react to Kate Beckinsale swimsuit photos
Yahoo readers react to Kate Beckinsale swimsuit photos


One reader conceded that Beckinsale’s photos were great but questioned some of her recent headline-making behavior:

Yahoo readers react to Kate Beckinsale swimsuit photos
Yahoo readers react to Kate Beckinsale swimsuit photos


Brian G went as far as slamming the actress, calling her actions “pathetic”:

Yahoo readers react to Kate Beckinsale swimsuit photos
Yahoo readers react to Kate Beckinsale swimsuit photos

But another encouraged people to do what they want on their own Instagram and not worry about the haters:

Yahoo readers react to Kate Beckinsale swimsuit photos
Yahoo readers react to Kate Beckinsale swimsuit photos


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