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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Sooo Rich on

She is so adorable. Love her :)

Bria on

I wouldn’t catogorize Beyonce as an “actress” And Jessica is definately NOT the least attractive actress out there! She’s so pretty! She may be “saggy” but compared to most 29 year olds who have had babies, she looks fantasic. It’s nice that having a baby made her more comfortable with herself.

Annie on

Beyonce has done more movies than YOU, BRIA!

katie on

what a refreshing view from a celeb – no botox “if the roles dry up so be it”…great attitude!love her even more now.and she is just gorgeous, my friend saw her on the streets on Rome a couple of years back and said shes even more beautiful in person.

Hi on

Really Annie? Wow. Beyonce is a horrible “actress” (Austin Powers:Goldmember anyone) who should stick to what she knows best.

sarah on

ya she looks saggy and just has tons of cellulite!!! Not feelin too sorry for you! I had a baby at 20 years old, and I still look FABULOUS, I guess it may be genes or maybe its the way you take care of yourself when your pregnant and after. Just a thought….o and by the way I DONT CARE WHAT YOUR BODY IS LIKE AFTER YOU HAD A BABY OR LOST WEIGHT ETC….just like you dont care what i look like!!!!!

NM on

Saggy after one kid? Wait until you are over 40, and have had more kid, and your elasticity goes south.

Jon on

Awww, don’t feel that way, Jessica, you look great!

trose on

GEEZ Sarah if you don’t care why comment then, and really Sarah you must think very highly of yourself, since you look sooooooo fabulous after having a baby at 20, I think you need a big fat pat on the back “NOT”.

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