Cindy Crawford, 53, gets backlash for bikini photo: 'Getting a little old for this'

Cindy Crawford may be over 50, but the supermodel is making it known that her days posing in a bikini are far from over.

The 53-year-old took to Instagram on Wednesday to post a snap of herself enjoying a summer vacation by the lake. And even she couldn’t help but to point out that she did a phenomenal job of finding her light.

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A little bit of lake light ✨🇨🇦
Summer Friday swimsuit... it’s a vibe. Photo: #BillKing for @ellefr #FBF
Bringing some 🌈 🌈🌈 to the lake
Me and my wedding date last night 🥰 ...Congrats to the bride and groom!
Happy birthday America! 🇺🇸
Blending in with the wallpaper 🦓
#TBT baby in Tokyo 👼🏼
Cheers to @OMEGA in HK 💫
Spring Break forever 🤙🏼 @voguemagazine
Hotel room, but make it fashion. 📸 💄 💇 @terria_beauty
Looking forward to the week ahead. #THEEDIT shot by @zoeygrossman.
Borrowed @RandeGerber’s flannel…
@portermagazine #THEEDIT
Going au naturale for @russelljames. Congrats on the Angels in the Desert opening and the new book, Russell! #AngelsFineArtCollection
Makeup test for tomorrow's shoot 💄
Back in NYC... and living in these combat boots (day and night) 🖤

“A little bit of lake light,” Crawford captioned the photo, featuring herself in a bikini and a couple of hats.

Soon enough, the photo was deemed “goals” by the supermodel’s followers.

“Unrealistic I know but a girl can dream,” one person commented. While another said, “Top model for life.”

However, others chimed in to criticize the mother-of-two for flaunting her body.

“Look at me look at me - time to let it go your ship has sailed,” someone wrote. Another said, “Getting a little old for this...”

But after just recently posting a throwback photo from the height of her modeling days, it seems as though Crawford has hardly aged a day.

“You look amazing!” someone said of the most recent snap. “So inspiring to us women who are getting older.”

“Still the most beautiful woman in the world, all are beneath her,” another wrote, without neglecting to mention Crawford’s supermodel daughter, Kaia Gerber. “Her daughter stands next to her.”

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Koofle 🐅
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mornin 🇬🇷
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🌞🌞🌞 Capri Sun 🌞🌞🌞
Salty but sweet
100°F this weekend. “Perfect.” 😅#noretouchingupinhere #nofacetuneeither
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Costa Rica 🇨🇷 last week
Felt like a princess thanks to @princessbermuda ✨ we loved it here so much 🇧🇲
I’m on a boat ...bitch...😂😂😂
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out of office 💛🌴
In tonight’s episode of #RHONY we head to Miami and get into a little trouble… don’t miss it on @bravotv tonight at 9/8c!
I’ll give you what you need When you give me what I deserve
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Early Morning Swim...Fish were jumping Pelicans swooping by and warm Rays of Sunshine ...just soaking it all in ! #luckyhousepc
cranberry legs
Yellow fin grouper 1st one! 36 ft down Pole spear ... free dive
Looking back at this recent vacay photo after a 14 hr day while my feet soak in an ice bath... #playhardbutworkingharder
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LVE Boat Sorry I messed up the pic 🤷🏾‍♂️
That’s what friends are for.... 😒 #Photobomb #VacationMode 👙
46 🖤 📸 by @dwyanewade as per the prenup
Enjoying my vacation 😍
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On a mission to tan 🐠
Island Hopping 🇬🇷 #WadeWorldTour2019
🖤🖤🖤 #WadeWorldTour2019
I never want to leave
Fave bikini of the season #minkabikini #elizabethhurleybeach
L is for the way you look at me
Tuesday...Twos Day! ( get it?) with my Two Daughters, From Two years ago in Two piece bathing suits for @si_swimsuit. ☀️⭐️☀️⭐️☀️ • • • Some of the comments compel me to repost my little poem about comparing my daughters!! Here’s what I think, one more time ... “Ones a ‘Betty’ and ones a ‘Veronica’ One plays Piano, and one the harmonica, One is salt, the other pepper, One travels light, and ones a schlepper, One dances in moonlight and one in the Sun But don’t try to pick your favourite one Comparisons drive them both totally mad, They worry the other one will be sad With all of their hearts they love each other and I’m so proud to be their mother!” #family #love #sisters #werenotcompeting
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