July 13th, 2011
09:00 AM ET
Jessica Alba: I'm only getting better
For Jessica Alba, it wasn’t until she had her daughter Honor in 2008 that she learned to own her sexuality.
"I was quite shy with it," she tells Allure magazine in their August issue. "It wasn't something I embraced until I had my daughter. I saw how incredible and amazing it is to be a woman and to be able to create a life. There's a reason why certain areas of the body are desirable –- because it all leads to reproduction."
More photos of Jessica Alba in Allure
Alba, who is expecting again, says having her daughter changed her in other ways, too.
“I can’t ever get down to the weight I was before I had Honor. My body’s just different,” she says. “The jeans just sort of zip up differently, and things hang differently. It’s a miracle what happens, but you definitely are different afterwards. Unless you’re Gisele.”
But the 30-year-old actress isn’t worried about maintaining her status as one of the hottest in Hollywood.
"According to some people, I peaked in my early 20s," she laughs. "I was like, 'Oh, really? I feel like I'm getting better.'"
Read the full interview with Jessica Alba when the August issue of Allure arrives on newsstands July 19.
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She's is attractive, and 30 isn't old. She's naturally pretty and has a good body, theirs alot of beautiful women all over the world. I love Jessica Alba! <3
Only getting better? She's only 30 years old! She's rich, has children and a successful career, what more could you want? I hate stupid articles like this about the pretty people. Such vanity. Lets' see the same article when she's 70, no one has heard of her and she's suffering from (place your own disease here) then let's hear how she's only getting better. Bull.
Jessi is 30 hmm beautiful
I don't care if 30 is old or not, Jessica Alba looks fine!
Jessica Alba IS the hottest woman in HW. Bar none. For me, the eyes and lips do it.
Jessica Alba can suck my balls. She's a horrible actress and a complete moron. search "horrible Jessica Alba quotes."
damn! just looking at her, my laptop isn't on my lap anymore.
Alba said "There's a reason why certain areas of the body are desirable –- because it all leads to reproduction." Really? I like how celebs act like their life's experiences are something new that only they discovered. I am sure she is a nice person but the men have been attracted to women and that leads to reproduction concept as been around since there have been males and females.
Good luck with the birth of the new baby! I wish you both a healthy delivery.
The New Mexico Man
Yall buncha booger eaters
Yup, a washed up old crone at 30.
Now that she ruined her awesome body by having two kids she has nothing going for her. She is one of the worst actresses in Hollywood. And would kind of ret@rded name is Honor?
Me to Jessica Jessica Jessica.
I'm sporting wood.
Hmm, what are you, a LUMBERJACK?
Whatever you are, it sounds like you love your job.
Honey, the only way you could get better, is to learn acting. Frankly my dear, you stink at it.
Gisele looks like a boy with boobs, Jessica looks like a real woman Hollywood doesn't like that any more.
My sentiments exactly.
looks damm good in a bikini at any age...who cares if she can act thats not important when your slapping your monkey hard.
In Hollywood 30 is OLD.. after 25, skin must be shown.. its the mentality, its the industry, and while good/great actresses buckle in and take pg13 roles, and don't fight for less materialism and more substance in their roles. they aren't helping the younger ones and just make worse peer pressures for young girls today.. I feel sorry for girls/women 13-25.. the pressure.. oh well, I guess that can happen if your parents aren't good and moral role models.. if you don't show yourselves as role models for your kids, who knows who will, and what kind of "adults" they'll end up being.. you only reap what you sow, or not sow..
Damn, you talk like a girl.
I agree, she is much prettier now than when she did Dark Angel.
Better at what? She's a terrible actress.
She needs her @sshole pounded by my joy sausage.
How old are you?Let me guess thirteen?
The truth how old are you? Let me guess thirteen.
She is not that pretty and almost middle aged at 30
portalpunk and carl speak the truth. she isnt a young 18 or 20 year old hottie anymore. time for hollywood round up some fresh new tallent.
I'm not sure why she or anyone else thinks she has a future now that her looks and body are fading. She traded exclusively on her looks. She had no other talent. Her "acting" ranged from awful to mediocre. It's not like she's Juliane Moore, who can still rely on her acting ability as she gets older. She doesn't have any acting ability to fall back on.
Hate hate hate you're so "yawn" boring.
1. 30 years old is not old. Anyone saying otherwise is pathetic.
2. She's pretty but she's an awful actress. Awful. Like 'shouldn't ever be cast for any role ever again' bad. But she's not the only awful actor in Hollywood so whatever.
Sure marny, squeeze out a few kids more and convince yourself you are happy.
You are mediocre. so lie a bit more to yourself...okay.
You jealous cows get a freaking life the girl is fine,notice I didn't say still i'll bet you're ugly compaird to anyone not just Hollywood.
I dont see why people think because she got pregnant it makes her special.
Cows get pregnant, bears get pregnant, fish get pregnant. It's not that rare.
Fish don't get pregnant.
She squirted out a kid so now her labia are all saggy and brown like a pile of old pastrami.
That has to be the best post here.
I am the law
GREAT!!! Gimmie the mustard!!
You can have it after i put on the Love Mayonnaise
She's getting old, time to move on to some of the new young hotties out there.
And to all those who get mad and want to know how ugly I am, the answer is very. I'm comparing her to Hollywood standards and Jessica's chosen profession which WAS being a Hollywood SuperHottie. Now she more the in line for the rom-com scene to take over Jennifer Aniston and Sandra Bullocks place, (just like they did to Meg Ryan)
uhhh excuse me. Jessica alba now has MOM BUTT. yes. thats' right. All you "defend the girl cause she got pregnant, and im in the same boat so I am actually defending myself" types.
She has mom butt.
Her butt used to ROCK...after the kid, it disappeared.
She had an amazing body before. She could have been the next Angela Jolie if she had held off on kids a few more years. But she made her decision. Sleep with it baby, sleep with it.
I still think she would have been the perfect Stephanie Plum from the Janet Evanovich books
Jessica you are magnificent looking if I was single
i'd love to make love to you.
Only getting better at what? Acting? I doubt it. She has as much talent as Megan Fox, just slightly above. And we know MF has no talent except to look like a carboard cutout. Jessica Alba can look like a cardboard cutout and chew gum. Please stop making movies Jessica and Megan.
Well said Val.
WeLl said Val
Jessica is right, she is only getting better. Thank God for little girls.
she is an uber milf
I think she's gorgeous and sometimes when we get older we gain the self confidence we never had and that shines through! The 20s only lasts 10 years people – if out of your entire life you are only beautiful for 10 years you need a shovel to dig some deepness!
I agree with you Christina! And I think she is gorgeous too! In a "real" way, not fake...she is just so beautiful to me, and seems beautiful on the inside as well......I can't understand the men here posting negatively.............most of you will NEVER have a woman this beautiful, EVER.
You Valerie will NEVER look like her, EVER.
I am the law
Any woman who is confident in herself, is a present mother to her children, and sets her own standards is beautiful!
No, she'd be confident, a good mother, and willing to set arbitrary stndards. It doesn't have any effect on physical beauty, but I get the sentiment.
First let me say that I think Jessica Alba is attractive, but she's not drop-dead gorgeous. We, 'the public' need to stop putting these people on pedestals and learn to be comfortable in our own skin. I also thought she was super-skinny before she had her baby–why want to go back to that? If she's celebrating being a woman than shouldn't she know that we ladies love our curves? Especially post-babies?
Nancy- you are nuts. 30 is OLD?? How old are you?
I think we know what Nancy likes.
Alba is still quite attractive... sure she may not be young anymore, but she's still a hottie no matter how you look at it.
30 is pretty old? Oh crap, I better make my funeral arrangements! Thanks for letting me know, Nancy. Hope everybody is having a great Wed!
30 isn't old except in Hollywood. If you are selling yourself on looks and you are 30 you might as well be 60.
Outside of Hollywood 30 your and Jessica is still attractive.
No offense nancy but what do you look like?
I'll admit I will never be as pretty as Jessica Alba and I don't feel embarrassed or insecure to say that!
she is pretty old. 30. not a young hottie anymore.
If 30 is pretty old, you must either be ancient and bitter or young and stupid... which is it?
Old at 30. I have to agree with (lol) I'm thinking young and stupid. OR there is always the Jealous category. Maybe you just cant handle better looking people than you ESPECIALLY when they are successful.
oh... and i think shes the hottest girl in show business. Young or old.
I'd have to agree... her looks are more 'girl next door'; they already peaked. She's cute, not beautiful, so the looks just don't last. She's lovely, but not "getting better".
@ stephanie, wow, jealous much. Not beautiful? Her hottness transcends the sun. I'd pick her up against anyone, fully pregnent or not. She's a natural beauty. She would certainly be on the majority of mens top 15 women on looks as well as personality.
nancy, you're a freakin' idiot!
I was never into her. She's always looked like she has a touch of the downs.