Teigen said it’s the influencers — “these fake-a– Instagram people” — who are causing the body hate.
“People get FOMO, or they feel bad about their bodies, and I get it,” she said. “If I feel bad seeing certain things, what about that girl who has no connection to this industry? It makes me sad, because that’s not really how it is.”
As for Teigen’s body, the main person she feels intimidated by is actually her husband, John Legend. She had to lay down some ground rules the last few months after giving birth to their second child, son Miles, in May.
“He can’t work out while I’m awake because I’ll stop him,” she joked. “I’m just bitter. Seeing your husband get fit while you’ve got your post-baby body, I’m like, ‘F— you, take a day off!’ “
But Teigen said she was more than happy to eat throughout her pregnancy with Miles.
“I loved being pregnant. I think it was mostly the eating binges, though,” she said. “John used to make this sandwich and leave it for me at midnight. I’d literally just grab it in the night and eat it in the dark. Miles was like 4.5 lbs. and I gained 60 lbs. I had a good time!”
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This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.com