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While this actress always looks gorgeous, she seems to grow even more stunning year after year ... and baby after baby. But it's not her figure that makes this mom of three most proud. Posing for a rather revealing lingerie shoot, Megan Fox opened up about loving her post-baby body for the strength it possesses rather than merely the look she's achieved. Talk about bouncing back in the best way -- these photos prove the 30-year-old looks and feels better than ever.
After welcoming her third son, Journey River, five months ago, Fox was asked to partner with Frederick's of Hollywood to serve not only as brand ambassador but also as a collaborator and designer for her own collection. While that sounds like a dream come true for most women, it put a bit of pressure on the model to get lingerie- and camera-ready in record time.
But rather than crumble under the daunting challenge, Fox rose to the occasion. The wife of former Beverly Hills, 90210 heartthrob Brian Austin Green told People, "I had to work out harder this time than I had to ever work out in my life!" Clearly, it paid off physically, and at the same time it gave the celeb the mental and emotional benefit of feeling strong and empowered. Take a look at pics from the shoot:
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It sounds like the fabulous Fox was initially skeptical about how she'd be able to get in these barely-there ensembles, but listen to how she went from self-doubt to self-assured pretty quickly.
"I didn't think I was ready but then I was in the pieces and it forced me to go, 'A woman's body in miraculous. The fact that I am in lingerie right now and I just had my third human being come out of my body five months ago is incredible.' I mean, it's crazy what we're able to do as women! So that was empowering and unanticipated," she told People.
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She exudes confidence. Is there anything more attractive than that?
While it's tempting to envy Fox for her amazing attributes, we love that she's honest about having to work hard to achieve it and how, through that effort, she gained a deeper respect and appreciation for all her body is capable of doing.
Blake Lively is another celebrity mom who was awed by all the human body could do when she, too, had to spring back into shape for the filming of The Shallows shortly after giving birth to her and Ryan Reynolds's daughter James.
Lively boasted that she was in the best shape of her life thanks to diet and the right training -- which shocked her considering she'd just had her first child.
It's sometimes hard for ordinary mamas to see these celeb moms snap back in what feels like days, but to hear that they're working out and finding strength they didn't know they had is totally inspirational. Looking good is important for their careers, but feeling great is ultimately what's best for moms and their whole families.