‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland has been fielding a lot of hate online about her thin appearance. But the 26-year-old silenced body-shamers everywhere by revealing the truth about her health. While many keyboard warriors were quick to judge her and condemn her for purposely starving herself to look thin, it turns out a medical condition caused her weight loss.
Hyland underwent a kidney transplant in 2012 as a result of kidney dysplasia, which is when the kidney develops abnormally. The condition is unpreventable, beginning in utero. Hyland was bedridden for months after the surgery, resulting in her loss of muscle mass.
She shed light on her condition in a passionate and eye-opening Twitter post: