Quote: "He really likes (The) First 48, Lockup, and I end up having to stay up to solve the mysteries and he's snoring and I'm like, 'Dude! Why are you putting this on when you peacefully go to sleep to murder right before bed?' It's like a lullaby to him." Jessica Alba talks about her husband Cash Warren's obsession with watching true crime TV shows, admitting she gets too "emotionally invested" in the programmes.
Quote: "With exercise, I get a little more toned and I definitely feel stronger, but my diet is much more important if I'm trying to slim down. In that case, I usually don't eat gluten, dairy, fried foods or processed foods. I try to stick to a diet that's low in sugar and carbs and high in lean protein and vegetables... Also, while I don't usually have dessert, I do really like strawberry shortcake. I mean I really, really like it." Jessica Alba tries to maintain a balanced diet.
Quote: "I actually just met her - Jamie Bell and I were on a plane to New York and Jessica was in the seat behind me. Jamie said, 'What are the chances of there being two invisible women on one plane?' I just laughed, and we introduced ourselves. She asked me how comfortable the costume was. I said it wasn't too bad, and she said it couldn't have been worse than hers." Actress Kate Mara enjoyed an unexpected chat with original FANTASTIC FOUR star Jessica Alba about their character Sue Storm's form-fitting outfit. Mara features in the new superhero reboot, alongside Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Miles Teller.
Quote: "I'm addicted to popcorn. I eat it throughout the day. I'm a scatterbrain with lots of things to do at once, and eating popcorn helps me concentrate. It's my way of dealing with my mind wandering off." Jessica Alba on her favourite snack.
Quote: "I'm not going to lie. Working out sucks. Which is why I love taking classes, because I'm surrounded by other people and that keeps me motivated and accountable. These days, I do power yoga with light weights in a 105-degree room, so it's a mix of hot yoga and strength training. I also spin. The key for me is good music, like 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, JAY Z, Beyonce." Jessica Alba relies on her favourite tunes to give her the motivation she needs to work out.
Quote: "My idea of how I need to look has completely changed. I used to listen to stylists and make-up artists and hairdressers that I didn't know that well, and they would just doll me up how they wanted to, and I would look crazy. Basically anything before I was 24, I looked crazy - just wrong. There are lots of photos of me out there looking like a hot mess!" Actress Jessica Alba is not a fan of her early style.
Quote: "I don't care about (weight) as much after having kids. I'm bigger than I was before, and I'm totally fine with it. I embrace how I look in a different way. I don't feel any pressure to stay in shape for anyone else. When I was younger, I used to do the 'body builder' diet, which is awful. Everything is steamed, and it's just a handful of everything. I hated my life - it was so miserable! Having some sort of balance and moderation is key." Actress Jessica Alba has relaxed her diet since becoming a mother of two.
Fact: Jessica Alba has joined the all-star cast of Taylor Swift's new video for BAD BLOOD. The actress will play Domino opposite Karlie Kloss, Serayah MCNeill, Ellie Goulding, Hailee Steinfeld, Lena Dunham, Zendaya, Gigi Hadid, Lily Aldridge, Kendrick Lamar and Hayley Williams in the promo, which will premiere at the beginning of the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (17May15).
Quote: "Sometimes I'm a little more iron fist than velvet glove. I'm straight to the point. I've made people cry. I have to say, 'This isn't personal. This is what needs to get done, and it's just as simple as that. And... we're not crying anymore'. I'm learning to tone myself down." Hollywood sweetheart Jessica Alba is a tough businesswoman when it comes to running her Honest Company brand.
Fact: Actress Jessica Alba showed her caring side over the weekend (07-08Mar15) by comforting her three-year-old daughter Haven after the tot fell off a swing at a play park in Beverly Hills, California.
Fact: Tommy Lee Jones, Jessica Alba and Michelle Yeoh will join Jason Statham in the sequel to action movie The Mechanic. Brit Statham will return as hitman Arthur Bishop in Dennis Gansel's Mechanic: Resurrection
Quote: "I was really sore when I came home; I was usually just icing my knees and my back and asking him to massage me... and then I would record the dance (scene) and I would say, 'You see babe, this is why I need you to rub my knees tonight'. And he would say, 'My hands are tired'." Jessica Alba's husband Cash Warren was the envy of most men when his wife returned from a hard day's shoot on the Sin City sequel, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, in which she plays killer stripper Nancy.
Fact: Mickey Rourke was nursing a sore thigh during an unexpected appearance on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (12Aug14) after giving himself a vitamin shot in the wrong place. The actor, who was jet-lagged after returning from a trip to Russia earlier in the day, needed an energy boost after being asked to step in as a last-minute replacement for his sick Sin City: A Dame To Kill For co-star Jessica Alba, and ended up having to conduct the interview with an ice pack to numb the pain. He explained, "I just got off a long flight from Russia. They called me about 20 minutes ago... I thought I'd give myself a B-12 shot and I couldn't reach my a**, so I put it here (in his right thigh)... I thought you could (do that)."
Fact: Jessica Alba, Lea Michele, Stevie Wonder, Zachary Quinto, Ellen Pompeo and pregnant Kelly Rowland were among the stars in the audience for the second night of Jay Z and Beyonce's On The Run tour stop at Los Angeles' Rose Bowl on Sunday (03Aug14). The hip-hop supercouple also delighted fans at the same venue on Saturday (02Aug14).
Quote: "When I don't eat a ton of carbs (carbohydrates), I have more energy, but I'll for sure have a piece of chocolate. I will mow through a bowl of guacamole. If I'm not going to have dessert, I'll have a martini." Jessica Alba isn't always deadly serious about her healthy diet.
Quote: "You've got to have the girls' night out to complain about your husband or whatever it is. You have some fun, then you can go and enjoy the work, and you can take pride in it (marriage) instead of it depleting you and being a burden." Jessica Alba credits a good moaning session with her gal pals for her healthy six-year marriage to producer Cash Warren.
Quote: "We're gonna have 250 employees by the end of the month, which is insane... We've only been up for two-and-a-half years... It's really cool." Actress Jessica Alba is very proud of her safe baby product firm The Honest Company.
Fact: Jessica Alba gifted U.S. chat show host Jimmy Kimmel a pushchair full of safe baby products from her The Honest Company during a recent taped performance of his late-night programme after realising the show, which aired on 3 July (14), would be the comedian's last before he became a dad again, 20 years after his last child was born.
Fact: Carrie Underwood performed at the 2014 Samsung Hope For Children gala in New York City on Tuesday (10Jun14) for a star-studded crowd including Jessica Alba, Susan Sarandon and Tony Bennett.
Tweet: "I met #JohnSnow - he was very serious." Jessica Alba was thrilled to meet Game of Thrones star Kit Harington at the Guys Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (07Jun14).
Quote: "I don't want my grandparents to see my boobs. That's it. It would be weird at Christmas, and, I mean, really, if you look at the movies I have done, getting naked would never elevate the picture." Actress Jessica Alba insists fans will never see her naked in a film.
Quote: "I know how to ride a motorcycle. I can do wire work like you see in circuses. I can shoot and load a gun, and I can disarm someone who has a gun. I know how to fight, too." Actress Jessica Alba on the useful skills she's picked up while researching film roles.
Quote: "They came by to tell us to turn the music down because we were partying like rock stars at our old age... I didn't remember the cops at all." Actress Jessica Alba was so drunk at her husband Cash Warren's recent birthday party she didn't recall a police visit. Guests told her the following day she offered the cops birthday cake.
Quote: "I was a lot more critical of my body when it was probably pretty awesome. It's like, why did I not ever wear jean shorts? That's so crazy. I was so skinny! I didn't have any cellulite... What was I thinking? I was more willing to wear short skirts after I had my kids. I never wore them before. Ever. I was so self-conscious." Jessica Alba feels more confident in her body now she's a mum of two.
Fact: Jessica Alba is set to stun fans by playing a villain in Samuel L. Jackson's new movie. The pretty Latina is in talks to play an assassin on the hunt for a former teenage associate, played by Hailee Steinfeld, in Barely Legal.
Fact: Beyonce performed to a star-studded crowd at Los Angeles' Staples Center on Monday night (01Jul13) - Jessica Alba, Kylie Minogue, Lea Michele and Nicole Richie were among the famous faces in the audience.
Fact: Actress Jessica Alba was among the guests at designer Narciso Rodriguez's wedding in New York on Saturday (22Jun13). The fashion guru exchanged vows with partner Thomas Tolan at the Gramercy Park Hotel.
Fact: Jessica Alba threw a party for her daughter Honor's fifth birthday at her Beverly Hills home on Saturday (08Jun13). Guests included Gwen Stefani and her rocker husband Gavin Rossdale's sons Kingston and Zuma.
Tweet: "Nothing jumpstarts your week like having 25 minutes to get to airport to drop off your wife's Id that she forgot at home". Film producer Cash Warren comes to the rescue of his wife Jessica Alba after she left her passport at home.
Tweet: "#mylove+myheart+mybestfriend+myconfidant ur my everything, I love u. To another #5yrs #HappyAnniversary." Jessica Alba marks her fifth wedding anniversary to husband Cash Warren on Sunday (19May13) with a mushy message.
Quote: "She loses things. She seems, like, she's together all the time but this girl has gone through more passports, more credit cards, more keys..." Jessica Alba's mum Cathy reveals the movie star can be a little forgetful.
Fact: Actress Jessica Alba gave New Yorkers an eyeful during a stroll in Manhattan on Tuesday (07May13) after her skimpy black tank top accidentally exposed her right breast, which was barely covered in a sheer black bra.
Tweet: "Last night was the best time Ever! I love all my friends so much! Thnk u 4 (thank you for) making me feel so special - and the love of my life Cash Warren ur (you are) my everything!" Jessica Alba thanks her friends and her husband for throwing a birthday party for her in Los Angeles over the weekend (27-28Apr13). She also enjoyed a birthday brunch and a spa day. The actress turned 32 on Sunday (28Apr13).
Fact: Actor Chris Evans and his girlfriend Minka Kelly helped Jessica Alba celebrate her 32nd birthday on Saturday (27Apr13) by attending her special bash at Bootsy Bellows in Los Angeles. Twilight hunk Cam Gigandet was also at the party.
Quote: "I wore a double corset day and night for three months. It was sweaty, but worth it." Jessica Alba on how she got back to her pre-baby weight and toned her body at the same time after becoming a mum.
Fact: Celebrities Gerard Butler, Jessica Alba, Mischa Barton, Paris Hilton and Patricia Arquette were among the stars who turned out for the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California this weekend (19-21Apr13). Blur, The Stone Roses and Phoenix headlined the first two nights of the three-day event, while the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be hoping for better weather as they hit the main stage on Sunday night (21Apr13). The rockers' set last week (14Apr13) was blighted by a sandstorm in the middle of the Indio desert.
Fact: Nicole Richie and Jessica Alba have jetted off to St. Barths to enjoy a vacation together. The Hollywood stars, who were joined by Alba's husband Cash Warren and several friends, were photographed frolicking in their bikinis during their sunshine getaway this week (ends07Apr13).
Quote: "I had to learn a bunch of dance sequences for it. I do a lot more dancing in this one. It was kind of crazy. It was very, very difficult, and you’ll see why." Actress Jessica Alba spent three months in dance training for her role in upcoming Sin City sequel A Dame To Kill For.
Quote: "I'm not dedicated. Ever. I will go years without doing anything. Then I'll work out for a week and won't again for months. It's good to be in a routine and take care of yourself, and I feel good when I do it, but it hasn't been my priority, unless I have to get into shape for a role." Actress and mum-of-two Jessica Alba isn't a fitness fanatic.
Tweet: "Woohoo! Congrats President @BarackObama & 2 all the Americans who made their voices known & heard! I love our great country & our Democracy!" Jessica Alba celebrates President Barack Obama's re-election.
Fact: Singer Gwen Stefani and her husband Gavin Rossdale donned matching vampire costumes for a star-studded Halloween party at their house in California on Saturday (27Oct12). Guest Jessica Alba, her husband Cash Warren and their daughter Honor dressed up as movie superhero family The Incredibles.
Tweet: "I feel like half of my life is spent waiting for jessicaalba to get ready. And then she gets mad at me." Jessica Alba's producer husband Cash Warren risks the wrath of the actress with a cheeky tweet.
Tweet: "Lrg (large) rattle snake in driveway - head ran over by car - snail on squished head." Jessica Alba was left unnerved by a reptilian encounter at her home on Friday night (08Jun12).
Tweet: "Happy Bday to my sweet little princess - 4 yrs ago I learned the true meaning of love". Actress Jessica Alba celebrates her daughter Honor's fourth birthday.
Fact: Actress Jessica Alba jetted to Seoul, South Korea with her husband Cash Warren this weekend (21-22Apr12) as part of the celebrations for her upcoming 31st birthday next Saturday (28Apr12).
Quote: "I had, like, my tonsils out and my appendix out and I had a big kidney thing and then I had lots of allergies and asthma... I was allergic to everything as a kid... oranges, strawberries, avocados, bananas, grass... My throat would swell up." Jessica Alba was a sickly child.
Quote: "I'm going to be in Washington, D.C. on my birthday. I'm going to go for the White House Correspondents dinner. They don't know that they're throwing me a big dinner birthday party but they are, secretly." Jessica Alba, who turns 31 on 28 April (12), will spend her birthday with U.S. President Barack Obama after receiving an invite to the White House.
Tweet: "Thanks @honest & @jessicaalba for the box of goodies for Luca!The whole line looks amazing!Excited to try everything :)" New mum Hilary Duff receives a care package full of goodies from Jessica Alba's new eco-friendly baby products line, Honest.
Quote: "When the paparazzi follow us, and Honor asks me what they're doing, I tell her, 'They're just taking pictures. Isn't that silly?' I don't want her to have anxiety, so I tell her they do that to everyone, not just our family." Jessica Alba on protecting her daughter from the ever-present paparazzi.
Quote: "I think it's because I was kind of a naughty kid myself. I'd push my parents' buttons and test them to see how much I could get away with. I think I just know, from me being that other kind of child, how to cut off bad behaviour and redirect it. So when (daughter) Honor tries to do something she shouldn't, I have to say to (husband) Cash, 'Let her know right from the beginning that she can't.'" Actress Jessica Alba is the disciplinarian when it comes to her two daughters.
Tweet: "Thanks Jessica Alba for sending me amazing products from Honest!! I'm obsessed with all of the diaper patterns!" Mum-to-be Jessica Simpson thanks Jessica Alba for a care parcel from her new eco-friendly baby products line, Honest.
Tweet: "bailed out of #oscar festivities 2nite due to this terrible illness... matzah ball soup FB (Facebook) twitter n (and) tv -we got a date!" Jessica Alba joins Halle Berry among the Oscars night sick list. Berry's broken foot has forced her to pull out of the ceremony itself.
Fact: Jessica Alba poked fun at her new eco-friendly baby products line, Honest, during a skit on late night U.S. show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday (22Feb12) when she brought out odd items her creative team had rejected - they included a kelp mobile, a swaddle blanket made from lettuce and edible diapers. The latter featured a photo of the actress biting into a nappy.
Tweet: "My allergies are killing me rt (right) now." Los Angeles' early spring weather is hitting Jessica Alba hard.
Fact: Actress Jessica Alba showed off her designing skills on U.S. TV on Monday (06Feb12) when she helped makeover battered furniture on The Nate Berkus Show. The talented star helped give a chest and a chair new life.
Tweet: "Happy Bday 2 a beautiful-inspiring-kind-warm-intelligent-talented all around incredible woman @aliciakeys -xoxo sweetie pie!" Jessica Alba sends her best wishes to her friend Alicia Keys as the singer celebrates her 31st birthday on Wednesday (25Jan12).
Quote: "She's very independent, very opinionated and loves dress up so much. Like every day, she's in full drag! She wears a wig everyday. She has a lot of wigs and she has a lot of plastic heels. It's totally insane, but it makes her happy." Jessica Alba's three-year-old daughter Honor loves to play dress up.
Quote: "For my push gift, Cash gave me a really beautiful Hilary Tisch necklace. It's edgy and really cool." Jessica Alba's husband Cash Warren gave the star a piece of jewellery after she gave birth to their second daughter Haven in August (11).
Fact: Actress Jessica Alba will help light up Los Angeles' fabled Rodeo Drive shopping district on Monday night (21Nov11). A Swarovski crystal installation has been set up.
Quote: "She's always like, 'Hello, sweetheart, how are you doing this morning?' She has to kiss Haven when she goes to school and leaves. She's so sweet. She calls Haven her baby." Jessica Alba's three-year-old daughter Honor dotes on her newborn sister.
Quote: "Every time I say who it is, I end up meeting the person. It happened recently. I met Jessica Alba and she said, 'Hey, you had a crush on me, didn't you?' And I was like, 'Yeah, me and the rest of the world!'" Pop star Joe Jonas refuses to name his celebrity crushes after an embarrassing run-in with the sexy Latina.
Tweet: "Flood -sick toddler -newborn -too many ppl n animals living in 3 bedroom =another day in the Warren household." New mum Jessica Alba is struggling with pressures at home.
Tweet: "Date night with Cash Warren - gosh how I missed sushi! First time out of the house, feeling slightly anxious but happy Haven is with my mom." Jessica Alba enjoyed her first night out with husband Cash Warren since giving birth to their second daughter Haven earlier this month (13Aug11).
Tweet: "I'm so madly in love with little Haven - I can't stop kissing her & staring at her. Baby bliss." Jessica Alba gushes about her new daughter Haven, who was born on Saturday (13Aug11). The tot is the second daughter for the actress and husband Cash Warren - they already have three-year-old Honor.
Fact: Pregnant Jessica Alba played a teen mum opposite Freddie Prinze, JR. for an after-school TV special when she was starting out as an actress.
Quote: "She says, 'I have a brother named Sophie'." Jessica Alba's three-year-old daughter wants her unborn sibling to be a boy, called Sophie.
Quote: "I will kill for watermelon. I wake up at two in the morning and I'm like, 'I need watermelon so bad...' and I do that, 'I'm pregnant! I can't change what's happening!' It's so good... I don't know what it is. I dream about it." Pregnant Jessica Alba sends husband Cash Warren out in the middle of the night to satisfy her fresh fruit craving.
Quote: "I really can’t imagine having more (kids)... Kids are a lot of work and, at the end of a pregnancy, it’s sort of like you can’t really imagine having more. But we’ll see." Pregnant Jessica Alba isn't planning to add to her family after her second child is born.
Tweet: "R u watching Tour de France... Cash loves biking but no chance he's keeping up with these guys!" Jessica Alba has become a fan of the cycle race.
Quote: "I don't really think it's appropriate for my family to see everything I do. When people are related to you and love you, it's probably difficult for them to separate your identity as an actress and as a human being." Sexy actress Jessica Alba regularly bans her parents and grandparents from watching her movies.
Quote: "At least I'm still covered. I'm wearing as much as a bathing suit. It's not like I'm naked. I'm not terribly comfortable with being in a bikini, but covering up my genitals is different than not covering up my genitals, at the end of the day. I do see a difference in that, to put it really frankly." Modest Jessica Alba insists she is never really naked in steamy movie scenes.
Quote: "I kept to myself and did my own thing. I was a little socially awkward. I always preferred to hang out with adults. I was quite precocious and opinionated." Jessica Alba was a social misfit at school.
Tweet: "No matter how much u do 2 get on my last nerve... I love u so much & ur an amazing papa." Jessica Alba gushes about husband Cash Warren on Father's Day (19Jun11).
Tweet: "Nope...sorry Guess again." Film producer Cash Warren denies rumours he and his pregnant wife Jessica Alba are expecting a baby girl they are planning on calling Eva. The couple has yet to reveal the sex of the unborn tot, which is due this summer (11).
Tweet: "I need some help finding an eco-friendly rocking chair or glider 4 (for) nursery... any suggestions?" Pregnant actress Jessica Alba reaches out to her Twitter.com fans for help furnishing her unborn baby's room. The actress is due to give birth to her second child with husband Cash Warren later this year (11).
Tweet: "Happy Bday 2 my lil princess... Can't believe it's been 3 yrs already! On the other hand I can't imagine my life b4 her!" Proud mum Jessica Alba wishes her daughter Honor a happy birthday.
Fact: Jessica Alba has written the foreword to pal Agatha Relota's new book Carla and Leo's World of Dance.
Quote: "She likes playing dress-up, so there's definitely going to be a playing dress-up element to it." Pregnant actress Jessica Alba is busy planning her daughter Honor's upcoming birthday party. The tot turns three on 7 June (11).
Fact: Jessica Alba joined U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday (24May11) to hold a press conference introducing proposals for a new law limiting toxic chemicals in baby products.
Quote: "It's lovely, it's a great place to raise kids." Pregnant Jessica Alba hints about a possible move to Washington, D.C., where she lobbied politicians on behalf of the Safe Chemicals Act on Tuesday (24May11).
Quote: "She's really excited. She says that she's gonna be the mummy and I'm gonna be the grandma!" Pregnant actress Jessica Alba's two-year-old daughter Honor can't wait to welcome the new addition to the family.
Fact: Jessica Alba refused to let her pregnancy stop her from taking part in the Revlon Run/Walk for Women on Saturday (30Apr11). The Hollywood actress, who is expecting her second child with husband Cash Warren, joined her pal Jessica Biel, comedian Jimmy Fallon and TV star Matt Bomer in New York to help raise money for cancer charities.
Tweet: "btw, my birthday is on Thursday 4/28... Please don't make me turn 30 before I actually turn 30." Jessica Alba is clinging on to her 20s following reports she hit the milestone on Monday (25Apr11).
Quote: "After the pregnancy, I felt liberated. I learnt to accept my body and to give less importance to my appearance. Being a mother has taught me how to adapt to any situation." Pregnant actress Jessica Alba feels liberated since becoming a mother in 2008. The star and husband Cash Warren will welcome their second child later this year (11).
Tweet: "Movie marathon 2day w (with) Honor Mulan - Tangled now Mary Poppins. @Disney is the best med when mom n babe r sick." Pregnant Jessica Alba spent Sunday (10Apr11) in bed sick with her daughter Honor.
Tweet: "Honor just took nose dive out of booster seat at a restaurant. Luckily her arms hit the floor before her face n (and) I got a hold of her by then." Pregnant Jessica Alba tweets about a lunch time scare while dining with her young daughter.
Tweet: "No matter how full I am my tummy rumbles when I get a whiff of fresh popcorn. Ever happen to you?" Pregnant actress Jessica Alba reveals her cravings. The star announced on Wednesday (16Feb11) that she and husband Cash Warren are set to become parents for a second time. They already have daughter Honor, two.
Fact: Jessica Alba was slapped with a $65 (£43) parking ticket during a shopping trip in Los Angeles on Friday (07Jan11).
Quote: "I really haven't done a lot of comedy in my career so it was a dream come true." Jessica Alba was delighted to land a role in new movie LITTLE FOCKERS.
Quote: "Are there sexual enhancement drugs for women?... Kids definitely put a damper on the situation, and I would imagine being married for a long time does, too, and, oh, menopause. These things all compromise the mood. I don't know why it's just for men and not for women." Jessica Alba on revving up her libido after having daughter Honor, in 2008.
Quote: "I'm shy. I don't like being the centre of attention, but when I do comedy I lose all inhibition and introspection. I no longer care." Sexy actress Jessica Alba loves comedy roles.
Tweet: "Note to self: while in Spy Gear, shoulders back stomach in - Spies don't slouch." Jessica Alba gets ready to shoot the fourth Spy Kids movie in Texas.
Quote: "There's something so amazing about having a child. My breasts are saggy, I've got cellulite, my hips are bigger, but I love it." Jessica Alba embraces her post-baby body.
Tweet: "108 in So Cal on Sept 27th. Ummmm global warming?" Jessica Alba isn't happy about Los Angeles' autumn (10) heatwave.
Fact: Jessica Alba served as bridesmaid at her friends' wedding in California on Friday (17Sep10) - while her husband Cash Warren was best man.
Quote: "She's actually going to be trilingual because we're enrolling her in a French school to go along with Spanish lessons every day at the house." Jessica Alba on her daughter HONOR's language skills.
Fact: Jessica Alba is a practising Buddhist. She says, "The manifestation of spiritual beauty is something that I care about."
Quote: "The fact that she can poke fun at herself - she's a brilliant actress. Mean Girls is a classic. It's so good. How can you ever forget that? I think people should probably focus more on someone's career and maybe less on someone's personal circumstances. It's nobody's business. Everyone goes through their own thing." Actress Jessica Alba is a big fan of her MAChete co-star Lindsay Lohan despite her string of recent personal problems, which has seen her serve time in jail and undergo treatment in rehab.
Quote: "I totally got blank in my mind, lost all of my lines, stuttered, I freaked out and broke out into a sweat. And then Robert sat me down. He said, 'You're going to be fine, it's totally cool.' And then I did it and it was awesome." Jessica Alba was a bundle of nerves when she filmed a scene with Robert De Niro for upcoming action film MACHETE. Cinemagoers will have to wait for the film's DVD release to see the pair's clip as it won't feature in the finished movie.
Quote: "Right after I met (Cash), I called my best friend and was like, 'I met this guy and I feel like I've known him forever and I'm gonna know him for the rest of my life.'" Jessica Alba instantly felt attracted to her husband Cash Warren.
Quote: "If I'm going to be away from (daughter Honor), it needs to be worth it. I don't want to be away from her doing some big silly movie where I'm running around in a leotard shooting people for six months." Fantastic Four star Jessica Alba is shunning big budget blockbusters to spend more time with her two-year-old tot.
Fact: Jessica Alba celebrated her 29th birthday on Thursday (29Apr10) with a night out in New York with her husband Cash Warren. The couple enjoyed a meal at the Vinegar Hill House restaurant in Brooklyn before heading to Manhattan nightclub the Simyone Lounge.
Fact: Jessica Alba sparked a fire emergency in New York on Tuesday (27Apr10) when she cooked up fish sticks in her hotel room and set off fire alarms.
Quote: "I think if you complain about it you seem like an a**hole. More of an a**hole than if you just go with it. It's not like you ever get used to it - it's like having sex with the camera in front of you - it's just awkward!" Jessica Alba will never feel comfortable with snappers following her every move.
Fact: Hollywood star Jessica Alba is set to make a special appearance on Heidi Klum's reality TV show PROJECT RUNWAY on Thursday (01Apr10) when she joins the supermodel's judging panel as a guest judge. The stylish actress follows in the footsteps of socialite-turned-fashion designer Nicole Richie and model Molly Sims, who have also appeared on the programme.
Quote: "I'm pretty wary of really good-looking guys and actually, as an actress, you work with so many men, you become completely immune. Deep down it's probably because they were always the ones who ignored me when I was younger. I feel much more at home with normal, regular guys." Jessica Alba prefers regular men to Hollywood heart-throbs.
Quote: "I try to do something completely selfless. But most is X-rated so I'll give you the PG version: his favourite dessert." Jessica Alba has some saucy plans to entertain her husband Cash Warren this Valentine's Day (14Feb10).
Quote: "We used to go dancing at night, now we have dance parties... with kids... at the house... in our pyjamas!" Actress Jessica Alba admits her and her husband Cash Warren's social lives now revolve around their one-year-old daughter, Honor.
Quote: "He doesn't take life so seriously. Just like me. I couldn't be with someone who couldn't laugh at themselves. We have a good life." Jessica Alba on husband Cash Warren's best quality.
Quote: "I grew up in a very Catholic and conservative environment... If my grandmother sees me in panties in a movie, she gets really mad." Jessica Alba tries not to upset her gran.
Quote: "Maybe some stretchmarks! (And) I wish I could turn my brain off every once in a while. I'm too analytical." Jessica Alba on what she'd change about herself if she could.
Quote: "I've bought 70 per cent of my house off CraigsList! I've found so many things: couches, tables, lamps. I love the idea of recycling furniture and there being a history there." Actress Jessica Alba is addicted to the classified advertisement website.
Quote: "Honor is the best cure for stress. When I spend time with her, I get instant perspective. I can be hard on myself if I don't do everything perfectly. But now that I have her, there's no time for that." Actress Jessica Alba has learned to relax since becoming a mum to daughter Honor.
Quote: "Pregnancy was the most incredible experience I've ever had. I'll take the stretch marks. I'll take the sagging boobs. I'll take the cellulite I can never get rid of. If you walk around with your head held high and you're happy and positive, then all that other stuff is irrelevant." Proud mum Jessica Alba is comfortable with her body after giving birth to baby daughter Honor in 2008.
Tweet: "Happy Bday @cash_warren my love - Honor gives u besitos - ur the best dad in the world!" Jessica Alba takes to Twitter.com to wish husband Cash Warren a happy birthday.
Tweet: "I want to listen more and talk less this yr." Jessica Alba on her New Year's resolution.
Quote: "I had to cook two 26 pound turkeys this year and I found out the day before... I pulled it off." Jessica Alba turned super chef to pull off a Thanksgiving Day (26Nov09) treat for her friends and family.
Quote: "Jessica Alba would be my perfect co-star - what man wouldn't want to do a romantic movie with her?" 50 Cent on his ideal leading lady.
Quote: "There isn't a single part of my body that hasn't been bloodied, bruised or broken. I'm not always a pretty sight." Jessica Alba loves performing her own stunts in movies.
Fact: Rapper Eminem is back to his cheeky ways - the star pokes fun at celebrities including Jessica Simpson, Lindsay Lohan, Jessica Alba, Kim Kardashian, Amy Winehouse, Elvis Presley, Jennifer Aniston and her ex-boyfriend John Mayer on his new song WE MADE YOU. The video for the track, which sees Eminem dressing up to parody the stars, debuted online on Monday (06Apr09).
Quote: "I always thought bigger movies could be a more enriching experience, and that was really stupid of me. When the budget is over a certain amount, it has to be a certain kind of movie. I always gave 100 per cent, 200 per cent, but it always fell short." Fantastic Four actress Jessica Alba on taking fewer blockbuster roles.
Quote: "There aren't many other stars, besides Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez, who most people in the world can relate to. We look like people of the world - I can kind of mix in with girls from Asia, South America." American actress Jessica Alba on her Mexican, Danish and French-Canadian heritage.
Quote: Contractions arent that bad. If youve ever had bad cramps? Thats what theyre like. But that moment when they put the baby on your chest - thats deep. Its a deep experience. Jessica Alba insists that childbirth is not actually that painful.
Quote: "It sucks; its the worst thing ever. But we Skype, so I can see her on video. The worst is when you can see her little chubby hands grab the screen, and Im not there. Thats a new thing - I never cried before. Just being a mother is making me a big, weepy mess. Jessica Alba hates being away from her baby daughter HONOR.
Fact: Jessica Alba has posed for a second shocking advert in a bid to encourage young people to vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential election. The star is seen sporting a Hannibal Lecter-style mask in the promo for the Declare Yourself campaign.
Quote: "I work out with Jessica Alba pretty much every day. She's a good friend of mine, and we have the same trainer. Working out is so much easier when I'm with Jess. I don't want to look like a wuss in front of her, so I push myself pretty hard." Actress Jaime King loves getting fit with new mum Alba.
Quote: "If I'm not working, I spend the day in my PJs. I've never been desperate to be out there at parties, or to be playing the dating game." Jessica Alba loves to spend her time off lazing around at home.
Quote: "I was always irritated that my name was JESSICA." Actress Jessica Alba reveals why she chose to name her newborn daughter HONOR.
Quote: "I love that he's not an actor. I'm way too high maintenance to be in a relationship with an actor - they're all such divas!" Jessica Alba is happy with her choice of husband, producer Cash Warren.
Quote: "Kids' personalities have so much to do with the parents and their mentality. If you're very paranoid and uptight and won't let your child cross the street, they are going to take on that anxiety. If you're a little more laid-back and make your kids responsible for their actions, you'll probably have an easier time with them. I guess I'll find out." New mum Jessica Alba is carefully considering how to discipline her young daughter HONOR.
Quote: "I used to be a 'just a coffee for breakfast, yogurt for lunch' girl. Now I have to have something every couple of hours. I turn into Satan if I don't eat." Actress Jessica Alba has a healthier appetite after becoming a first-time mum to baby daughter HONOR.
Fact: Jessica Alba will stun fans in a new magazine spread when she poses as silent film icon Charlie Chaplin. The pregnant actress is unrecognisable in the Allure magazine piece.
Quote: "Before this it was coffee in the morning, yogurt for lunch, and the only meal was dinner." Pregnant star Jessica Alba has been forced to change her sparse diet - and has gained 300 pounds.
Fact: Jessica Alba has launched a staring competition on a social networking website. The actress has posted a video clip of her staring into the camera on Ibeatyou.com and challenged other members to top her time of two minutes.
Quote: "It wasn't lust, or 'this is my soul mate'. It was, 'Oh, I'm going to know you for the rest of my life.' It was easy." Actress Jessica Alba on how she knew her fiance CASH WARREN was the one for her.
Quote: "It's like this thing takes over your body and you have to surrender to it. You get really intensely angry, really fast, and you cry over stupid things." Mum-to-be Jessica Alba is a slave to her hormones.
Quote: "They once gave me blue eyes on the cover of a magazine... I was actually Jessica Alba on the cover once - in a bikini." Christina Applegate jokes about the times her image has been altered for publications.
Quote: "Old movies. They're more inspiring than any new movies." Actress Jessica Alba is a fan of the golden age of cinema.
Quote: "I had a lot of haters. They'd unzip my backpack so my books would fall out. They'd 'accidentally' spill lunches on me." Jessica Alba admits she was bullied at school.
Quote: "Lemonade. That's something I never really cared about before. I drank a lot of coffee and have replaced that with lemonade." Pregnant Jessica Alba is craving the soft drink.
Quote: "Jessica Alba is a cool little actress. I don't think she's given enough credit - too much emphasis on her body." Veteran sex symbol Raquel Welch sympathises with JESSICA ALBA's predicament for being best known as an object of desire.
Quote: "I'm so excited for my baby to be brown. I just have to believe that the dark gene is going to survive." Pregnant Jessica Alba hopes her baby has her fiance CASH WARREN's African-American genes.
Quote: "I started wearing Spanx before anybody wore Spanx... I wore Spanx during the first Fantastic Four. They saved my life." Jessica Alba reveals she partly owes shape-fixing underwear for her sexy image.
Fact: The father of Jessica Alba's fiance CASH WARREN is former HILL STREET BLUES star MICHAEL WARREN.
Quote: "My number one is probably Johnny Depp. George Clooney has that old-school feel and I like Eric Bana. To me, it is so much more about the whole package." Fantastic Four star Jessica Alba names her favourite leading men.
Quote: "She has to be one of the most compassionate, loving people you've ever met, and she is going to raise the most awesome human being in this world." Eva Longoria PARKER believes pregnant Jessica Alba will be a great mother.
Quote: "When I play, my dogs run away from me - they try and cover their ears. I'm like, 'I'm sorry!'" Jessica Alba admits learning the violin for her role in remake The Eye was torture on her pets.
Quote: "You go, 'What's happening?' You definitely have to go with the flow. You have to surrender, but it's a shock to the system." Actress Jessica Alba is stunned by the affects her pregnancy has had on her body.
Fact: Jessica Alba will have no problem shedding the pounds after giving birth to her first child this year (08) - she picked up Reebok fitness equipment, including a treadmill and a stationary bike, during a visit to the Kari Feinstein Style Lounge at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.
Fact: Jessica Alba's thoughtful fiance CASH WARREN has quit drinking so he can support his pregnant partner.
Quote: "I had a crush on him when I was a kid. Remember the video for DON'T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME? He was the hottest teacher ever." Sexy Jessica Alba confesses to fancying The Police rocker STING.
Quote: "I'm anticipating it... 27 was when Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and Jim Morrison all died." Jessica Alba fears her next birthday in April (08) will be her last.
Quote: "Scarlett Johansson is insanely sexy, Jessica Biel is insanely sexy, Eva Mendes is insanely sexy, Angelina Jolie is insanely sexy. I mean, why me? It doesn't even make sense." Hollywood beauty Jessica Alba can't understand why she is considered one of the sexiest actresses in Hollywood.
Quote: "I'd love to have an affair with Angelina Jolie and there are other beautiful girls I like too, including Charlize Theron, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Alba." HEROES star Hayden Panettiere on her lesbian crushes.
Fact: Jessica Alba blew her first big pay cheque on a cashmere sweater.
Quote: "You see my back. That's it. Above the waist, back. And nobody was in front of me but a wall." Modest Jessica Alba insists she'll never bare more than her back on the big screen. That's all fans will see when they check out her new film AWAKE.
Quote: "I have a huge fat crush on him. Of all the men in this business... Wow! I presented at the Golden Globes... I saw him, made eye contact with him and forgot all my lines." Jessica Alba hopes rumours that Johnny Depp is to appear alongside her in the sequel of Sin City are true.
Quote: "I went to clubs when I was 15 and was over it by 18. I didn't have a big clubbing phase, but I definitely went out once or twice a week. Now, I'm like, 'Game night at my house! I'll cook dinner, let's watch an old movie.' That's my deal." Fantastic Four star Jessica Alba is no longer a big partygirl.
Quote: "Making lots of money has made me happy. No-one else has helped me. I've done this all myself, on my own terms." Jessica Alba enjoys being an independent woman.
Quote: "Angelina Jolie does nothing for me... I'll just stick with Jessica Alba." X-Men star James Marsden reveals a crush for FANTASIC FOUR's Invisible Woman.
Quote: "I get all squirmy and giggly. I never know what to say. My mouth gets dry and my heart beats fast. I get completely stupid." Jessica Alba is a nervous wreck when she has a crush.
Quote: "They loved me. I think I'm kind of a penguin whisperer." The penguin stars of Jessica Alba's new film GOOD LUCK CHUCK liked the sexy actress.
Quote: "They poo a lot. It's not the best-smelling job." Jessica Alba couldn't imagine becoming a penguin wrangler. She plays one in her new movie GOOD LUCK CHUCK.
Quote: "I don't have a MySpace thingy. I don't know how to work a computer that well." Actress Jessica Alba doesn't spend much time online.
Fact: Comedian Mike Myers is teaming up with his Austin Powers castmate Verne Troyer and Jessica Alba for new movie THE LOVE GURU, which Myers also wrote.
Quote: "I secretly sucked my thumb until I was nine, so I had the bucked teeth... and, in all my school photos, one eye always went in a little bit." Sexy star Jessica Alba insists she wasn't always a beauty.
Quote: "My dad doesn't like it so much. He is very protective and doesn't want people to think of me that way." Jessica Alba's father isn't comfortable with his daughter's sex symbol status.
Quote: "I really like turning roles down - after you get to the point where you can get people to kiss your ass!" Jessica Alba is enjoying her Hollywood success.
Fact: A police officer who pulled over actress Jessica Alba for speeding when she was 16, thought her father in the passenger seat was her boyfriend.
Quote: "I like to play golf. Is that real dorky? When I'm chilled out and relaxed, my long game is better. I can drive the ball 200 yards, and that's not bad." Jessica Alba on her love for golf.
Quote: "I could give two s**ts about them. They're so lame, I can't even believe that's a real job. I can't imagine they even pay taxes." Jessica Alba on the paparazzi.
Quote: "I went to a spa... and it was so traumatic because no one was wearing a suit in the coed jacuzzi. It was so gross. I'm not sitting with a bunch of people with their business hanging out." Jessica Alba on her worst spa experience.
Quote: "BARACK OBAMA, Oprah Winfrey and Bill Gates. This would be my team of superheroes... and I'll cook." Fantastic Four star Jessica Alba on her own choice for a superhero quartet.
Quote: "People think of me as just a sexy girl, but I'm really goofy - like, super goofy." Actress Jessica Alba disputes her status as one of Hollywood's most beautiful women.
Quote: "I didn't have to do anything. I wear a muscle suit, and it's a lot of CGI." Filmmakers lend movie beauty Jessica Alba a helping hand on new movie Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer.
Quote: "We had this one where Jessica Alba was chasing after you but she's a vampire. So it's a laugh but then she gets you so you're like, 'S**t!' But then you're vampire friends and you roam together." Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner's favourite nightmare involves being chased by actress JESSICA ALBA.
Fact: The bra sexy Jessica Alba wore as exotic dancer NANCY CALLAHAN in Sin City recently sold for $1,025 (GBP525,600) on auction website eBay.
Quote: "I want a threesome with Jessica Alba and Ashlee Simpson." HINDER bass player MIKE RODDEN on his sexy Christmas list.
Fact: Sexy actress Jessica Biel is reportedly dating Mariah Carey and Jessica Alba's ex, US sportsman DEREK JETER.
Fact: Sexy Sin City star Jessica Alba has a new canine love - a pit bull terrier she has named BOWIE after her musical hero DAVID BOWIE.
Fact: Jessica Alba's violent brother JOSHUA knocked out the actress' four front teeth when she was a kid and she still has a broken blood vessel in her eye after he slapped her with a seatbelt buckle.
Fact: Sin City actress Jessica Alba is the only star to feature on 'hot' lists in sister US publications People, People En Espanol and Teen People at the same time.
Quote: "Girls have tried to go into the old mooch for me, but I'm not into girls." Jessica Alba disappoints men everywhere.
Quote: "I try to exercise, drink water and eat desserts." Oscars presenter Jessica Alba on how she achieved her Academy Awards look last night (05MAR06).
Quote: <p>"I was ugly and awkward as a kid. I had braces. I had pretty bad buckteeth and I had a lisp for a while. And I was pigeon-toed. I really had my moments with the ugly gene." Jessica Alba hasn't always been beautiful. </p>
Quote: <p>"It's nice to be employed." Screen beauty Jessica Alba on her acting success during the past year. </p>
Quote: <p>"I'm giving my boyfriend a stranger in the bedroom." Sexy actress Jessica Alba on her decision to dye her hair back to brown. </p>
Fact: <p>Sexy actress Jessica Alba's lifeguard mother taught her daughter to swim before she started walking. </p>
Quote: <p>"You are strangely more attracted to the guys when they are in their muscle suits... They had extra nice a** and leg muscles." Jessica Alba on her Fantastic Four co-stars. </p>
Quote: <p>"I usually dress my worst when I'm going to airports or when they catch me in my bathing suit. I hate that!" Sexy actress Jessica Alba believes she's never looking her best when the paparazzi find her. </p>
Quote: <p>"There's something nice about starting the day with a little loving from your man." Sexy actress Jessica Alba reveals her ideal morning. </p>