The 34-year-old actor mentioned physique picture in Hollywood throughout a latest interview with Women’s Health, the place she posed nude for the publication’s “Physique Subject”.
As a girl within the performing trade, Duff famous that she typically felt pressured to look a sure means. “Due to my profession path, I can’t assist however be like, ‘I’m on digital camera and actresses are skinny,’” she mentioned.
She additionally acknowledged that on the age of 17, she struggled with a 12 months lengthy consuming dysfunction, which was “horrifying”.
Nonetheless, the Lizzie McGuire star expressed that she’s now in “a spot” the place she appreciates how her physique has modified and every part it has given her, together with the chance to start her youngsters.
Duff shares her 10-year-old son, Luca, together with her ex-husband Mike Comrie, and shares two daughters, Banks, three, and Mae, one, together with her present husband Matthew Koma.
“I’m happy with my physique,” she mentioned. “I’m proud that it’s produced three youngsters for me. I’ve gotten to a spot of being peaceable with the adjustments my physique has gone by means of.”
Concerning her nude photoshoot for Girls’s Well being, Duff mentioned she had some assist when it got here to styling and posing, as she was put in “essentially the most flattering place”.
“I additionally need individuals to know a make-up artist was there placing glow throughout my physique and somebody put me in essentially the most flattering place,” she mentioned.
When requested about when she began accepting her physique, she mentioned that it was “maybe after Banks” was born. Nonetheless, that wasn’t the one motive why, as she mentioned that there have been additionally “psychological issues” that impacted her.
“I didn’t even know if I used to be going to have the chance to have one other baby [after the divorce],” she mentioned. “So, being a mother once more, possibly. It was an entire mixture of issues—of being settled and realising that I’m highly effective and gifted and sensible. All psychological issues.”
The How I Met Your Father star famous that no matter how a lot individuals might alter their seems, she’s making an attempt to be extra targeted on what’s “on the within”.
“We get facials and Botox and our hair achieved and highlights and brows and lash lifts and all this sh**. However I wish to work on the within,” she added. “That’s a very powerful a part of the system.” How’s that for some bare reality?”
In an episode of Girls’s Well being’s YouTube series, Physique Scan, Duff emphasised how she’s gotten extra “assured” in herself and physique by means of ageing.
“I believe that at 34 I’ve simply gained loads of respect for my physique,” she mentioned. “It’s taken me the entire locations I have to go. It’s helped me construct a phenomenal household. I really feel just like the older I get, the extra assured I get in my very own pores and skin.”
“And my physique’s been many various sizes and shapes and I’m actually simply fascinated by, one, being a girl,” she continued. “And two, all of the adjustments that your physique can undergo all through your lifetime.”
She beforehand spoken about her physique, detailing the way it modified after giving start to Luca throughout an interview with Women’s Health in 2018. Based on Duff, she needed to discover ways to “be happy with what [her] physique” has achieved for her, particularly whereas she was pregnant together with her son.
“My physique helped create a bond between us, and me being there for him in these first months of his life in the end was way more essential than me making an attempt to get in form straight away,” she defined. “And that psychological shift helped all the opposite stuff finally fall into place.”