Brooklyn Decker: I Was Wrecking My Body With Fasts, 'Crazy Diets'
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Sure, she's smokin' hot, but supermodel Brooklyn Decker, 23, says she has struggled with body confidence.
"When I was younger, I was insecure about being gangly and having no shape," she tells Self for its February issue. "People made fun of me and called me a boy! I remember praying for boobs and a butt. Luckily, I grew into myself and got curves, but when I was first modeling, I wished for that boyish Gisele body again!"
In fact, Decker, who graced the cover of the 2010 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, says she went to extreme measures to drop pounds.
"When I moved to New York, I was always with other aspiring models," the model, who stars with Jennifer Aniston in the upcoming rom-com "Just Go With It," tells the mag.
"There were bingers and purgers, and everyone watched each other eat. It freaked me out. I did juice fasts and crazy diets and ended up gaining weight. My father did an intervention and got me to stop obsessing about everyone else and wrecking my body."
These days the self-confessed candy lover -- "If it were legal, I'd marry a Sour Patch Kid" -- avoids the scale and focuses on loving her food.
"Eating is more fulfilling if you talk about what you should eat rather than what you shouldn't," says Decker, who wed tennis ace Andy Roddick, 28, in 2009. "Instead of worrying about what foods might have too much fat or sugar, think, 'Oh, I should eat these blueberries for the antioxidants.'"
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