Doctor told she’s ‘too pretty’ to work in medicine hits back with defiant video
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A doctor who was branded "too pretty" to work in medicine has called out haters in her latest Instagram video.
Medina Culver, who is in her 30s, made a clip listing all the reasons why people said she shouldn't work in medicine.
Giving her first reason, the doctor, from the US, said on social media: "Not smart enough. GPA isn't high enough."
In the video, she added: "Too pretty. 'Use your looks to make a living, not your brain'."
And finally Medina said people told her: "As a female you should focus on building a family and getting married before a career."
Fortunately, the medic isn't letting the haters get to her as her next line read: "And I didn't listen to any of them."
She wrote in the caption: "We are constantly surrounded by people telling us what we can't do.
"Guess what… stop listening to them.
"Believe in you. Believe in your dreams. Believe in your journey.
"It's the only one we get so make it count."
Since she shared the eye-opening clip on January 12 to her 43,500 Instagram followers, it garnered a whopping 8,410 likes.
One fan gushed: "Love this."
Another praised: "You Rock! I have twin daughters applying to Med/dental school. So proud of them. You are inspiring."
A third commented: "Yes! Thank you for highlighting that we are allowed to be smart and pretty."
And a fourth added: Yes girl!! Thank you for encouraging more females to follow their dreams!
"I’ll be graduating with a PharmD in the spring and I was also told several of these!"
It's not the first time women in the medical sector have been targeted by trolls.
Last year, female doctors protested against the Journal of Vascular Surgery after they described swimwear and fancy dress as “inappropriate attire” for ladies in the industry.
In defiance, medics decided to share bikini pictures on social media.
One of the ladies to get involved in the challenge was Dr Sarah Jane – who is known for being the "world's most tattooed doctor".
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