Hilary Swank: "Elastic Waistbands Are a Must" During the Holidays

Celebrity News Dec. 6, 2011 AT 7:42PM
Hilary Swank: "Elastic Waistbands Are a Must" During the Holidays Credit: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

Calories don't count at Christmastime! 

Hilary Swank doesn't worry about her waistline around the holidays. The 37-year-old actress told Us Weekly at the New Year's Eve premiere in Hollywood that she recommends stretchy clothes instead of strict diets.

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Her wardrobe essential? "Elastic waistbands!" she told Us. "So that you can eat a lot and let it stretch a little bit. You've got to have the elastic, and I think sparkles are always good for the holidays." 

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Her secrets for staying slim? "Eat away!" she said. "Starting on Halloween, all the way through New Year's, I'm eating. That's why elastic waistbands are a must."

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The New Year's Eve star's resolution for 2012 doesn't have anything to do with dieting. "[I'll probably have the] same New Year's resolution as I've had for a while which is to slow down every once in awhile and take some time for myself," she said. "I'm not very good at it."

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