Anna Faris is a staunch feminist who had a boob job. And she’s finally come to terms with the fact that the two don’t have to be mutually exclusive.
When she wrote her memoir, Unqualified, Faris revealed the details of her plastic surgery procedures. But in a new interview with Women’s Health, she’s opened up even more about her boob job, and how she finally came to terms with getting plastic surgery as a feminist.
"I was always a negative-A cup, so when I was 30, I was getting a divorce [from Ben Indra], I had just finished House Bunny, and I'd sold another movie, all of these new things were happening to me, so I got my breasts done. It was fucking awesome,” she said.
“I never, ever thought I'd do something like that. I always thought plastic surgery was caving in to 'the man,' you know? But it came down to a really simple thing: I wanted to fill out a bikini. What would that feel like? I'm still floored that I did it, because I am a staunch feminist. I kept thinking, Am I betraying my own gender by doing this?” she said of her grappling with the idea.
Eventually, she came to the conclusion that women should be able to do whatever makes them happy. “I wish that we were more supportive of each other. I think that people should be able to do whatever they want, whether it's getting braces, bleaching their hair, getting extensions, getting a boob job, getting vaginal surgery, or getting a nose job.”
The actress also got honest about her weight gain while pregnant with her 5-year-old son Jack, revealing that she gained 70 pounds. "I wish it was all in my belly, but it was on my arms, my thighs, my ass. I remember at the time thinking, This is incredible. I'd never enjoyed food more and I didn't care. My vanity was completely tidal-waved by the need to just nourish this thing. Nothing was going to stop me!” she told Women’s Health.
“Finally, my doctor was like, 'Okay, you're, uh, gaining at a pretty rapid pace.' Well, yeah! For the first time in a long time, I had absolutely zero concern about my weight. It felt really good."
Faris, who split from Chris Pratt in 2017, weighed in on their relationship nowadays, and it sounds truly healthy for two exes. "What Chris and I try to do is to communicate openly. We reiterate that there aren't rules to this. We have a lot of love and friendship, and our big goal is to protect Jack. I cherish my family, my close friends, my child—that makes the rest of it worth it."