When Pink accepted the Video Vanguard Award with an inspiring message about self-love at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, viewers responded with two enthusiastic thumbs up.

But longtime fans of the “What About Us” singer, 37, know she’s always urged us to embrace ourselves just as we are — fabulous flaws and all. Let’s take a look back at the singer’s always on-point messages about the need to recognize “more kinds of beauty” — especially our own.

‘Fat and happy’ is A-OK.

The rebellious rocker revealed that she feels confident at any weight during a September 2015 interview with Food & Wine magazine. After opening up about her rigorous workout regimen on tour —which burns off calories galore — the vegetarian singer revealed she doesn’t alter her food intake when the tour ends.

“I don’t change my eating when I get home,” she said. “So everyone always asks me, ‘What are you going to do after?’ And I say, ‘Get really fat and happy.'”

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