“Since seeing a specialist I've been told that it's a condition that needs lifelong management, but I'm having some amazing treatment and it's working really well so I'm feeling very lucky
“It's not ideal that it happened in real time on TV, as it was pretty confronting knowing I was being filmed, but I think what initially felt like a negative, can be a positive.
“So for anyone who might be suffering from vitiligo or any other condition that makes you feel like you look less than perfect, I hope that watching me out there kicking butt on Survivor without a stitch of makeup on, lifts your spirits.”
The actress concluded her post with an empowering message about loving the skin you’re in.
“I'm thinking there are enough perfect looking people on TV, so I'm happy to offer an alternative and be someone who is perfectly fine with being imperfect.”