Emma Stone: "I Haven't Worked Out for a Month and I'm Proud of It!"

Celebrity Body Mar. 7, 2012 AT 7:30PM
Emma Stone: "I Haven't Worked Out for a Month and I'm Proud of It!" Credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

Like most women, Emma Stone isn't 100 percent happy with her body.

"I do have that thing of, 'Oh my God, I'm disgusting! I ate a huge Wagamama lunch, the whole yaki soba, and I feel so fat,'" the 23-year-old tells England's S Magazine. "But I'm still gonna eat that stuff, and you know what? You can get nice, loose clothes that cover it all up."

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The actress, who's currently dating her Amazing Spider-Man costar Andrew Garfield, adds: "I'm not gonna go parading around in a bikini. OK, I did that in a photo shoot once, but it's about what you're comfortable with at the time you're comfortable with it. That was a good day, but you won't hear me saying I have no body issues because I wouldn't be human if I didn't."

While shooting the Oscar-nominated film The Help in 2010, Stone put on a few extra pounds after indulging in Mississippi's famous comfort foods.

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"Suddenly nothing fitted me, but then they have such delicious food in the South and I don't believe in depriving yourself," Stone tells S Magazine. "Yes, you should be healthy and take care of yourself, but growing up I've seen people who have horrible issues with food."

Laughs Stone: "I haven't worked out for a month and I'm proud of it!"

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"Running is bad for your knees and I like to do things I actually enjoy, like going for a swim. I had a trainer during Spider-Man and I discovered I have deep-seated rage when I'm holding heavy weights over my head. Whatever dormant anger I have in me, that’s where it comes out. That's not the kind of working out I want to do," the actress explains.

"I would much rather sleep at night than want to throw a weight across a room at someone. I'm usually a pretty peaceful person, but for some reason when I get in the gym something bubbles up in me."

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