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Jessica Alba Claims She Stopped Eating In Her 20s So Men Would Stop Lusting After Her 'Voluptuous' Body

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May. 21 2019, Published 5:39 p.m. ET

Jessica Alba got candid about her experience with body shaming on Saturday, May 18, while speaking at a Goop Health Summit panel. She claimed that she stopped eating in her 20s so men would stop lusting over her "voluptuous body." Scroll through for all the details.

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Jessica, 38, joined Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivia Wilde, Taraji P. Henson and Busy Philipps to talk about the realities of women in Hollywood.

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The star shared that she wanted to wear Pepe Jeans when she was younger but her family encouraged her against it since she had a “booty” and was more “voluptuous," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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"I was meant to feel ashamed if I tempted men," Jessica confessed. "Then I stopped eating a lot, when I became an actress. I made myself look more like a boy so I wouldn't get as much attention."

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That being said, the actress explained that everything changed once she had children.

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After giving birth to her oldest child, Honor, 10, she realized that her body was meant to give birth and feed her kids.

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“That was the dopest s**t I’d ever done, so I was like, ‘Yes.’ So then I came into my body as a woman finally,” she revealed.

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