"Really? They don't say Jessica Alba? 'Cause that's what I say! (Laughs.) It's such a compliment, because of all those times I had agents who were like, 'You have to lose some weight,' and all of a sudden, people are celebrating it," the Daily Telegraph quoted her as telling Health magazine.
Hendricks credited her mother for teaching her to love her body. "I guess my mom raised me right. She was very celebratory of her body. I never heard her once say, I feel fat," she said.
"Back when I was modelling, the first time I went to Italy I was having cappuccinos every day, and I gained 15 pounds. And I felt gorgeous!"
"I would take my clothes off in front of the mirror and be like, Oh, I look like a woman. And I felt beautiful, and I never tried to lose it, cause I loved it," she added.