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Olivia Munn struggling with 'really hard' body image issues during pregnancy

Olivia Munn struggling with 'really hard' body image issues during pregnancy
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Olivia Munn is struggling with "really hard" body image issues while pregnant.

The Newsroom actress, who is currently expecting her first child with boyfriend John Mulaney, confessed during an appearance on SiriusXM's Pop Culture Spotlight with Jessica Shaw that she feels like she's failing at maternity style when she compares herself to other expectant mothers.

"It's just so hard, because I will Google search streetwear maternity and a lot of it comes up with these gorgeous women who are super skinny and have this little bump, and everything is effortless, they're wearing the same clothes (as before), it just looks a little bit different, and I don't feel the same way," she shared.

Olivia went on to explain that she reached out to a friend for style advice and the friend recommended getting in touch with model/actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who is pregnant with her second child.

"Rosie is great and I love Rosie, but that's what I mean. I don't have Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's body at all," she continued. "And that's kind of... the first step of feeling like, 'Oh, if I am not handling maternity well, if I'm not looking chic and cool and effortless, and if my body is changing like this that means that I'm failing. That means that I'm already not doing things right.'"

The 41-year-old confessed that her pregnancy has made her think of all the criticisms she's received about her appearance - from being too fat, too thin, too Asian, not Asian enough - throughout her career and how they made her feel like she can't do anything right.

"Being pregnant has brought up all those feelings because there is so much of like, 'How am I supposed to do it right?'" she said. "And I know there is no right, I understand that, but it's really hard, especially to have so many images in your face all the time of what truly looks like perfection."


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