Christmas has arrived early for Bella Thorne fans. The Babysitter star took to social media on Tuesday, 12 December, to kick off the festivities by sharing a sexy photo of herself in a lingerie-styled Santa suit.

Wearing a tight red corset paired with matching innerwear, the singer-turned-actress can be seen striking a sultry posing next to a red Christmas tree, which is intricately decorated with ornaments and lights. The 20-year-old flaunted her side profile while staring at the camera with her smokey eyes and hands on her hips.

She accessorised her outfit with matching silk gloves, a Santa hat and added red lipstick to her pout.

"Hi santa bb," she wrote alongside the snap she shared with her 6.9 million fans on Twitter.

The picture has sent her fans into a meltdown, with the image garnering more than 13,000 likes and 1,200 retweets in a couple of hours.

"You are my inspirational muse and I have a huge crush on you, Bella. Proud of you for who you are," a fan commented, while another cheekily said, "Wow! Looks like you are having a red Christmas this year... Have you got Rudolph's nose?"

Someone else wrote, "You are a wonderful person. Her smile is the most precious thing in the world." Another admirer added, "How do you look so amazing in everything? You can pull anything off."

Thorne is no stranger to sharing sexy photos of herself on social media. She recently posted a black and white photo of her in a jaw-dropping outfit. In the snap, she can be seen posing for the camera and flaunting her figure while seated on a stool.

"You thought this was a fairy tale," she wrote next to the picture that she had shared on her Instagram page.

You thought this was a fairy tale ✨

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The photo garnered a lot of praise as well, with fans calling her "beautiful" and "stunning".

However, besides all the adulation, Thorne sometimes receives a few extremely mean comments on some of her photos. Recently, a comment prompted her to reveal she was once molested, according to celebrity gossip news website Hollywood Life.

"Yeah, I was. So it wasn't Disney," she replied to a Twitter user's comment which said, "What did Disney do to this girl?! I think she was molested." She then added, "The World can be a sick place sometimes."

Someone tell me what's this guy thinking in the back @kandikamerugh

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