Fresh from splitting up with Two and a Half Men actor Ashton Kutcher, her husband of six years, actress Demi Moore revealed in the February 2012 edition of Harper's Bazaar Magazine that her biggest fear was being unworthy of love, Reuters.com reports.
While she didn't talk about her failed marriage during the interview--which happened a week after she filed for divorce--Demi said, "What scares me is that I'm going to ultimately find out at the end of my life that I'm really not lovable, that I'm not worthy of being loved. That there's something fundamentally wrong with me...and that I wasn't wanted here in the first place."
She also said freedom meant "being in the moment." "To not be defined by your wounds," she is quoted as saying. "Somebody wrote something to me that said, 'Don't let your wounds make you become someone you're not.'"
Demi's relationship with Ashton started going downhill after Ashton reportedly slept with Sara Leal on their sixth wedding anniversary on September 24, 2011.
In addition to her emotional baggage, Demi also talked about her body insecurities. She said she used to have a "love-hate" relationship when it came to her body, especially when she found herself unable to eat whatever she wanted or when her body didn't function the way she wanted it to.
Now, however, Demi has a better self-image. "I think I sit today in a place of greater acceptance of my body, and that includes not just my weight but all of the things that come with your changing body as you age to now experiencing my body as extremely thin--thin in a way that I never imagined somebody would be saying to me, "You're too thin, and you don't look good."
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