Women are tough critics when it comes to body image. Whether we're judging ourselves or the woman next to us, we all know how rough it feels to be on the receiving end. A few of our favorite celebrity ladies reveal their own body-image hurdles and remind us that no one is perfect.
Sarah Jessica Parker
"[Aging] is a real crucible because you feel daunted by your peers who somehow get younger and younger. People older than me have fewer lines than I do. And no, you're not supposed to talk about it; you're supposed to admire the fact that they look 22 even though they're 58."
Supermodels Without Makeup
"Having a baby takes so much from you. It's the most glorious thing you'll ever do, but the aftermath is not so glorious! So now I'm having to exercise, eat a little bit differently, take a lot more vitamins. [I do binge,] I like Doritos. I'm usually watching The Biggest Loser eating Doritos."
"I was so bad with the food and alcohol in Nashville. If you saw me naked compared to what I looked like when I did Iron Man 2, when I was exercising every day - I'll get it back together, but I've never eaten so much fried food and white flour in my life, ever. Oh, God."
Kim Kardashian Goes Naked to Talk Body Image
"I think it's ridiculous that you need to look a certain way to be conventionally pretty."
"You can point any kind of laser at my face, but I don't think Botox is for me. I think it is bad. People who have too much, they look like their faces are full of candles - a shiny, shiny face. Yes, festive. A holiday candle."
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"I was drinking a lot of red wine, smoking a pack and a half of cigarettes a day, and eating cheeseburgers all day. I was treating my body, which is my temple and my best friend, as my worst enemy. I was almost punishing myself. I was so tired. I was working so much, and I was numb."
"I can be an emotional eater. It started when I was very little."
Read 6 more celebrity confessions here.
What's your biggest body-image struggle? Why do you think women are so critical of one another?
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