Twin trouble | entertainment | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
May 27, 2017-Saturday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Twin trouble

Kate Beckinsale was flattered when her breasts became a talking point in the press — until she realised critics were judging her assets.

entertainment Updated: Jan 01, 2010 19:55 IST

Kate Beckinsale was flattered when her breasts became a talking point in the press — until she realised critics were judging her assets.



The actress admits she was pleased with tabloid reports which suggested she had undergone a breast enhancement operation after she put on weight for her role in 2004’s

The Aviator

.



But she was hurt after learning her chest was being ridiculed by the media.



She says, “At one point I felt as though everyone was out to get me. We were suddenly talking about breasts — not brains. I was having everything examined from my cellulite to my choice of films. I had allowed myself to be flattered when all this talk of breasts started because I assumed it meant I looked good. But when I found out it meant I had horrible boobs I was taken aback. I began to wonder why I cared about things which, essentially, don’t matter at all.”



And despite being named

Esquire

magazine’s Sexiest Woman Alive, Beckinsale insists she still worries about her image: “I’ve always had doubts about my looks. Most women have body issues and I’m no different.”