Zooey Deschanel Doesn't Buy Into the "Skinny-Is-Better" Mentality

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Don't look for Zooey Deschanel to be on the cover of a magazine showing off her post-baby bod in a bikini once she delivers her little one.

Earlier this month, the New Girl star, told Cosmopolitan, "Haven't we all seen those pictures of a sexy new mom in a bikini after one month? I will not be that person. I've always gone my own course and never been someone who had the need to be super skinny. I just eat healthy and work out and don't worry about my weight too much."

"I like a healthy look," she continued. "I don't buy into that skinny-is-better mentality. I just eat healthy and work out and don't worry about my weight too much. Actresses aren't models, and most of them never wanted to be." Amen.

The 35-year-old actress has also been pushing the #AskHerMore Twitter Campaign, which encourages red-carpet reporters to stop asking the question, "Who are you wearing?"
"Just because you're wearing a nice dress doesn't mean you don't have any ideas." She said. "It's a shame to reduce smart, talented women to clothes models. But you can be a feminist and femmy. I don't see how those things contradict each other."

Zooey, who confirmed her pregnancy in January, is expecting her first child with boyfriend Jacob Pechenik this summer.

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