Meagan Good Refuses to Dress Conservatively for Her Critics

The actress says she's the voice for women who've been misjudged because of what they wear.

Posted: 09/12/2013 11:23 AM EDT
Meagan Good

Meagan Good has been fielding criticism over her dress code since appearing on this year's BET Awards red carpet in a gown with a plunging neckline and it sounds like the stunning actress will continue to pay them no mind.

"Some people feel like I should wear a turtleneck or something but that's not who I am. If that's not what God tells me to do then I'm not going to do that to make other people comfortable," she told VLAD TV.

Many Christians felt that her dress was inappropriate considering she's now married to minister DeVon Franklin and compared her fashion choice to Jennifer Lopez' infamous Versace gown worn to the 2000 Grammy Awards.

"I see it. I get it. I definitely didn't think that when I got it because hers was super plunging like right down to the… Ummm, I thought she looked beautiful. I get the comparison, I just don't think it was quite as extreme," Good said.

She also added that she represents the women who are mistakenly judged based on what they wear and says she's comfortable and happy with who she is regardless of what others might think about her character.

"I'm comfortable with me, I love me. And I feel like I speak to girls and women that are like me…That are often misjudged and often looked down or talked about because people don't get their heart or their spirit based off something as small as what they might choose to wear that day," she said.

"…I try to be love and light to them, I try to do what I can to build God's kingdom and reach people that I immediately connect with because we are similar."


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