At 44, Kate Hudson continues to wow her followers with her stunning looks and spirited charm. However, her recent Instagram post, which showcased a series of bold bikini photos, sparked a wave of mixed reactions on Tuesday, May 30.

The Hollywood actress greeted summer with an Instagram carousel of alluring images, captioned, "Suns out, buns (and huns) out #summerready," presenting herself in a topless pose with only a thong swimsuit bottom.

In a striking photo from the series, the "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" star playfully shielded her topless frame with the popular romance novel 'Lessons in Chemistry', leaving a touch of intrigue for her fans. Another image featured Hudson from the rear, emphasizing her swimsuit bottom, complemented only by a fashionable hat.

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However, the reaction to Hudson's daring beach photos was not all positive. Among the early comments, her brother, Oliver Hudson, expressed disapproval with a terse "Jesus no Kate!", reflecting his discomfort with her revealing pose. Hudson shot back humorously, advising Oliver that the summer had just begun, it's expected to "get wild", and he might want to consider unfollowing her.

Despite the support from numerous followers, some users voiced disapproval, critiquing Hudson for showcasing "too much skin". One user termed it "thirsty", suggesting there was an appeal in modesty and not revealing too much. Another demanded, "WHY POST THIS?"

On the flip side, Hudson's supporters were quick to defend her against the criticism. One follower made a plea to detractors, suggesting that if Hudson's content wasn't to their liking, they could simply unfollow her instead of trying to dampen her spirit. The follower celebrated Hudson's confident display and reminded others to be respectful of diverse expressions of happiness.

Another fan applauded Hudson's self-assured display, stating, "The haters are hilarious. You look incredible. Nothing sexier than a woman feeling comfortable in her skin, especially if she’s a mother. You’re my muse!"

The acclaimed actress and mother of three shares her eldest son, Ryder Robinson, 18, with ex-husband Chris Robinson. Her son Bingham "Bing" Hawn, 11, is from her previous relationship with ex-fiancé Matt Bellamy. Hudson's youngest, daughter Rani Rose, 4, is with her current fiancé Danny Fujikawa.