Jessica Mauboy delivered an emotional message on tv on Monday night time.
The 34-year-old Voice Australia decide burst into tears when fashionable contestant David Aumua expressed his physique picture points.
When he revealed that his weight prevented him from auditioning for the Channel Seven present for thus lengthy, the Burn hitmaker couldn’t maintain again her tears.
“I was more embarrassed to show myself,” the aspiring singer advised judges Jessica, Guy Sebastian, Jason Derulo and Rita Ora.
“I think when I was growing up as a big guy, choosing music was a hard choice for me because I felt like my songs that I love, my body doesn’t fit that kind of genre.”
Jessica Mauboy, 34, (pictured) delivered an emotional message on tv Monday night time
He continued, “I knew I had the voice, but my body was kind of holding me back. And then I was like, “You know what? Stuff it.”‘
Jessica shared her empathy with the 24-year-old, saying it “hurt” her to hear that he “didn’t really feel worthy sufficient” to go on the present.
“Our mind, you know, it definitely plays tricks on us when we have all the outside noise,” she stated.
The Voice Australia judges broke down throughout the singing competitors when contestant David Aumua expressed his physique picture ache
Jessica continued, “But if you can look in the mirror and acknowledge and respect yourself and say to yourself, ‘I have this. I have the ability. I have the power. I have the power. I am myself. I am unique. There is no one else like me in this world.”
It was at this level that Jessica choked and needed to maintain again her tears to complete her heartwarming message to David.
“And I love that you’ve come to a point in your life where you realize how amazing you are. How wonderful you are,’ she said.
When he revealed he was reluctant to audition for the Channel Seven show for so long due to his weight, the Burn hitmaker couldn’t hold back her tears
Unsurprisingly, David then chose Jessica as his coach for the start of the season.
Jessica first came to the country’s attention as a shy teenager from Darwin in 2006 as the Australian Idol runner-up.
She revealed to Show And Tell in 2015 that she was never concerned about her body image in the early days of her career until she was thrust into the spotlight.
As shock jock judge Kyle Sandilands made cruel remarks about her “jelly belly,” Jessica stated she grew to become extra defiant about preserving her physique the best way it was.
Moved by David’s phrases, Jessica shared her empathy for the 24-year-old, saying it “hurt” her to listen to that he “didn’t feel worthy enough” to go on the present