Alicia Vikander Is Getting Body-Shamed For Her Role In Tomb Raider And We Aren't Having It

After joking about the size of Vikander's breasts, the internet piled on.

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You only have to take one glance at those pictures of a ripped Alicia Vikander to know that the woman is at the peak of her fitness. And most definitely and up to scratch to play tomb-raiding bad-ass Lara Croft.

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Plus, there is the whole Academy Award thing that shows she just might be a good enough actress to lead the franchise.

However, there are some people who apparently think there is one, or two, things holding her back from her full Croft-potential. Her breasts.

Yes, it's 2018 and we are still here.

Over the weekender a Youtuber called TJ Kirk, who goes by The Amazing Athiest, 'joked' about the rebooted franchise lead's chest size. Writing, 'Do I have to be the asshole who says her tits are too small for me to see her as Lara Croft? Do I have to be that guy? Do I have to be the one who fucking says it?

I guess I do. Sorry.'

Obviously this didn't go down super well with a lot of people. The post itself garnered 3.1k likes, 616 retweets and 2k comments so far.

The top comments however, got several times more traction:

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Of course, TJ Kirk, ever the provocateur, has been unrepentant of his boorish behaviour, repeating his statement, referencing the original game's pointy aesthetic, and even photoshopping Vikander to have larger breasts.

He seems like a real treat, doesn't he?

We have one thing to show this dude:

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