Jessica Alba Reveals Her Surprising Addiction In NYLON: “It’s A Drug!”
Jessica Alba has a serious addiction, but rehab is nowhere in her future. The 32-year-old actress showed off her youthful glow on the cover of Nylon‘s March 2014 issue and revealed that she gets a rush from being able to play different characters in front of the camera.
“I don’t have to be a boss; I don’t have to be a wife; I don’t have to be a sister,” the Fantastic Four star says of losing herself in the different film roles she plays. “It’s been liberating to be able to play someone who’s a badass or promiscuous, because that’s the opposite of who I am…It’s like a drug. I know how to ride a motorcycle, I can do wire work like you see in circuses. I can shoot a gun. I know how to fight, too.”
Married to movie producer Cash Warren, Alba admits to rejecting certain projects in the past out of concern for setting a good example for her daughters Honor, 5, and Haven, 2.
“Before, I was so fearful of failure and judgment that I was scared to put myself out there,” she explained. “You don’t have to be a robot. You don’t have to be appropriate all the time. I used to be so hard on myself…but you have to realize that as long as you don’t make a habit of it, tomorrow will be here, and everything will be OK.”
With more than seven films in the works, AlbaI can probably still wear midriffs.”
Yes, you can, Jessica! For more on Miss Alba’s interview, visit NylonMag.com.