Jessica Alba says her break-out role on James Cameron’s Dark Angel not only brought her fame but that it made her uncomfortable.
“I had a show that premiered when I was 19. And right away, everyone formed a strong opinion about me because of the way I was marketed,” Alba tells Marie Claire magazine. “I was supposed to be sexy, this tough action girl. … I felt like I was being objectified, and it made me uncomfortable. I wanted to be chic and elegant!”
Alba revealed that Dark Angel presented her to the world in a way that made her feel like a sex object: