"That made me bonkers, bananas crazy," the "This is Us" she said. "How is someone fat if they're not fat? I wanna see somebody else get on that damn stage and do what the hell she did."
Metz also penned a letter in People's 2017 World's Most Beautiful Issue to her younger self, detailing why it's not important to let what anyone says get to you.
"We are all on our own journey and YOU are the driver," Metz wrote. "There will be bumps in the road, detours to be taken and pit stops will have to be made, but you've got to fill 'er up and keep going. You will lose your map, but never your intuition."