‘Baywatch’ star Donna Derrico poses in gold bikini after being told she’s ‘too old’: ‘Keep calm’


‘Baywatch’ veteran Donna Derrico shared an image of herself in a gold string bikini on Instagram Wednesday after being told she was “too old” to share skimpy photos online.

Derrico, 54, wrote in the caption, “Trying to stay cool” during the heat wave facing Los Angeles. She said she is praying for Ian’s victims of the hurricane.

“LA heatwave continues. 102 degrees!” Derrico wrote. “Have a nice Wednesday. Please stay cool and pray for those affected by the hurricane,” the caption concluded.

In July, Derrico responded to social media trolls accusing her of being “too old” and “desperate” when she shared a bikini photo online.

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“A significant number of women July 4th A video I posted wearing a red white and blue bikini showed them calling me ‘classier’, ‘too old to wear a bikini’, and my favourite, ‘desperate’. Because I thought it was,” she began captioning.

“Let me tell you something that might surprise you,” Derrico added. “I can actually wear it and literally do whatever I want. On that note, this is me in a bikini squatting on a coffee table.

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Donna Derico starred as Donna Marco in the hit series ‘Baywatch’. Getty Images

“For those of you asking, no, I didn’t take down the 4th of July Red White and Blue video,” she said of her post, which sparked hateful comments. It’s still under the “Reels” tab of the . ”

When asked what advice he would give to other women who want to wear bikinis but are worried about what other people might think, D’Errico said. fox news digital Exclusively, “Good Lord, put it on.”

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“Life is shorter than you think. And there will always be people who say something bad. So have fun, don’t hurt anyone, and do what makes you happy.” I am so touched by all my supportive comments post to instagramI seriously cried.

“My father called me about it. The next place you can take a picture of yourself squatting in a bikini. Probably the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Donna D’Errico was called “desperate” and “too old” to post bikini photos online. gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

Derrico said he’s still struggling with his body image after the incident, but is “working on it.”

“I was a very shy kid and was bullied a lot at school,” she said. “I grew up and fled to Hollywood to pursue my dreams of becoming an actress, but I started being bullied again. I read a book called The Four Agreements and learned that quitting drugs would change my life. I just noticed, I mean what people say personally.

“I still sometimes make mistakes and take things personally. Then I have to read the book again to stay immune to the tricks of their Jedi mind. We I think we live in a time now when people are tired of all the critical bullshit—.Or maybe I just got older and don’t care anymore. is a little bit of both.

Delico rose to fame with ‘Baywatch’ as Donna Marco in 1996She starred in hit series until 1998. The actress has been busy over the years and she has appeared in several movies and TV shows. She most recently starred in Sean Patrick Flanery’s “Frank and Penelope.”

Fox News Digital’s Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report.