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Jessica Alba Sees Her Post-Baby Body as 'Saggy'

10/06/2010 at 10:50 AM ET

Courtesy GQ

She’s regularly fêted as one of the world’s most beautiful actresses—but mother-of-one Jessica Alba still sees the flaws in her body. And she’s happy with it. Two years after giving birth to daughter Honor, the Machete star tells the U.K. edition of GQ that there is something “amazing” about having a child. “My breasts are saggy, I’ve got cellulite, my hips are bigger, but I love it,” she proudly says in the November issue. And the 29-year-old feels inferior to many of her fellow female stars in the beauty stakes. She name-checks other leading ladies like Natalie Portman, Jessica Biel, Jennifer Lopez, Halle Berry, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Garner and Beyoncé. “Every actress out there is more beautiful than me,” she tells the magazine. “All better looking than me. I’ve seen them without makeup, so I know.” The cover article comes complete with a swimsuit shoot that plays up her slender legs, and she says that having Honor has helped her confidence. She is “way more comfortable since I had a baby. I’m far less self-conscious now that I have her to worry about.” But the actress says she wasn’t always so happy to show off her body. “I used to have anxiety attacks before I did the photo shoots. I’d never worn high heels to even dresses before I did movies,” she says. And she vows not to succumb to that other product of the entertainment industry—cosmetic surgery. “I hate the idea of trying to freeze time. I believe in growing old as nature intended and, if the movie roles dry up as a result, then so be it.” — Simon Perry

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becka on

She has small breast implants so I dont know why she is pretending that she’s never had any “work”

Kel7 on

O.K. Courtney, not seeing ANY relevance between your post and the story. Just sayin…

Jada Gasol on

I do think Alba is a pretty woman but how she talks about other actresses being prettier than her is really immature and she is just fishing for compliments and I think it is also a slap in the face to women who have had children and are really having body and self-esteem issues. So Jessica as much as I think you are a beautiful woman you need to be quiet about certain things.

avi on

Did Alba breastfeed her child? If so then I can feel sorry that she is noticing sagging. It can’t be that much as she is in shape and young. I’m in shape and old (according to my society)and have minimal sagging, however, still breastfeeding my toddler so we shall see. If she didn’t bother, then I don’t feel sorry for her.

Other than that, she is much curvier, now. Very much more attractive in the grown woman sense of things. No multiple chest bones sticking out and gorgeous. (We need more celebrities to discontinue sticking their chest bones in our faces.)

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She looks great and she is one of rare actress that is natural.

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I remember wahnitcg flipper when I was younger and that was some years ago so I have to think that there was a different Flipper then the one I watched because I know Jessica was not in this one because if she was she would be an old lady like me!!LOL

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