Kim Kardashian is expressing her gratitude in a rosy way.
After the 35-year-old mother of two shared a nude selfie on her social media in early March, the reality star came under fire for the image and was publicly criticized by a handful of fellow celebrities, including Pink, Chloe Grace Moretz andBette Midler.
However, equally as many famous ladies rallied behind the star and her photo, begging age-old questions about the meanings of sexual liberation, feminism and body image.
Among Kardashian’s cheerleaders was Modern Family‘s Ariel Winter, the 18-year-old actress who has previously fought against society’s penchant for body shaming women.
At the time of Kardashian’s posting, the high school student took to her own social media to share her personal philosophy on the controversial matter.
“Do what makes you happy. Do what makes you feel strong. If it doesn’t harm others, there’s nothing wrong with it,” she tweeted along with a photo that read, “Modesty empowers some. Different things empower different women and it is not your place to tell her which one it is.”
Kardashian heard Winter’s message loud and clear. She sent the teenage actress a beautiful bouquet of white roses and tulips, complete with a heartwarming note. “I wanted you to know I saw your tweets last week and I really appreciate your support,” the card read. “Women supporting other women is so powerful.”
“I gotchu @kimkardashian always xo,” Winter replied on Instagram.
“Thank you for the beautiful flowers and note @kimkardashian,” Ratajkowski captioned a photo of the floral arrangement on her Instagram account. “It’s so important that we let women express their sexuality and share their bodies however they choose.”
The Gone Girl actress elaborated on the subject of female sexuality in an issue of Lena Dunham‘s Lenny Letter a month earlier, where she called for a far more positive interpretation than the one that currently exists.
“The implication is that to be sexual is to be trashy because being sexy means playing into men’s desires,” she wrote. “To me, ‘sexy’v is a kind of beauty, a kind of self-expression, one that is to be celebrated, one that is wonderfully female.”