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Torn and ready! Paulini Curuenavuli (photo), 36, had the last laugh after her fat-shocking incident in 2003 when she showed her slender frame in a spontaneous sports photo on Wednesday

Torn and ready! Paulini, 36, shows off her slender frame in spontaneous gymnastics photo … after THAT fat-shame incident on American Idol in 2003

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She was told by Australian Idol jury member Ian Dickson that she & # 39; more suitable clothing & # 39; during a notorious incident in 2003 about fat burning.

But Paulini Curuenavuli, 36, had the last laugh after showing her slender frame in a spontaneous gym photo on Wednesday.

The singer wore a pair of black leggings and shows off her muscular diaphragm in a white trimmed sports piece as she is surrounded by training equipment.

Torn and ready! Paulini Curuenavuli (photo), 36, had the last laugh after her fat-shocking incident in 2003 when she showed her slender frame in a spontaneous sports photo on Wednesday

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Torn and ready! Paulini Curuenavuli (photo), 36, had the last laugh after her fat-shocking incident in 2003 when she showed her slender frame in a spontaneous sports photo on Wednesday

& # 39; I don't normally leave my body, but you have to expect great things from yourself before you can do them, & she wrote the Instagram post.

The former reality TV star wanted to show her slender physique in recent months and played a model for the Stellar magazine in March.

It was the figure of the Australian-Fijian star that was the subject of perhaps the most infamous moment in the history of Australian Idol.

Controversial: Paulini was memorable told by Australian Idol jury member Ian Dickson that she & # 39; more suitable clothing & # 39; in 2003

Controversial: Paulini was memorable told by Australian Idol jury member Ian Dickson that she & # 39; more suitable clothing & # 39; in 2003

Controversial: Paulini was memorable told by Australian Idol jury member Ian Dickson that she & # 39; more suitable clothing & # 39; in 2003

Judge Ian & # 39; Dicko & # 39; Dickson came under fire after commenting on the then 21-year-old Paulini & # 39; s unique golden dress during the very first season of the show.

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He abruptly criticized the tight golden dress that the singer was wearing after one of her performances at the show.

& # 39; You need to choose more suitable clothes or lose some pounds, & # 39; he said.

In 2014, the singer told Women's Day that the moment on television has touched me a lot & # 39 ;.

& # 39; (It) made me feel confident. I went back on stage and began to sob, & she said.

Hard criticism: & # 39; You should choose better fitting clothing or lose some kilos, & # 39; said Ian (photo) at that time

Hard criticism: & # 39; You should choose better fitting clothing or lose some kilos, & # 39; said Ian (photo) at that time

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Hard criticism: & # 39; You should choose better fitting clothing or lose some kilos, & # 39; said Ian (photo) at that time

In 2017, Ian finally regretted his remarks and sent a message to Paulini via the website on Wednesday Dave, Sam and Ash show on Hot 91.1 FM.

& # 39; I can't believe it was 13 years since I said those eleven everyday words that had set the Australian media on fire & he said.

& # 39; I was trying to be nice at the time, you can believe, but I'm glad you did such great things & # 39 ;, he thought.

After a joke about how are & # 39; cruel little words & # 39; the pair & # 39; the Australian reality TV power couple & # 39; the ex-music performer born in England ended in a real tone.

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& # 39; What I want to say is, I am so proud of you girl, you get them, & # 39; he gushed.

Affected: In 2014 Paulini told Women's Day that the moment on television has touched me a lot & # 39;

Affected: In 2014 Paulini told Women's Day that the moment on television has touched me a lot & # 39;

Affected: In 2014 Paulini told Women's Day that the moment on television has touched me a lot & # 39;

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