I have to admit that I’m a little fascinated by Jenna Dewan and before you say that it’s just because she was married to my main crush, Channing Tatum, I will say that I’ve always thought she was awesome. Way back to her first days on “Step Up,” in fact. I mean, she had that inner confidence that I so admire in women, the kind of confidence that, fine, led her to eventually date and marry Channing, but also has led her to have her own career and arguably, way better dance moves than her ex.
Sorry, Chan, but it’s true.
And now that Jenna Dewan is making a name for herself with a brand-new power career and making headlines on magazine covers and in articles on her own while Channing seems to have taken a bit of a back seat, it’s fascinating to see how she has evolved as a mother and as a woman too. For instance, Dewan recently graced the cover of Women’s Health, literally baring it all–and she had a lot to say on the topic of being sexy as a mom.
In her cover story for the mag, Dewan confessed that she was a bit frustrated by the newfound limitations to her sexuality that she encountered once she had a baby. “Apparently, when you become a mother, you’re supposed to leave your sexuality at the door, and I never understood that,” she protested in Women’s Health’s September issue.
To Dewan, however, who has famously described herself as a very sexual person, largely due to the fact that as a dancer, she is very sensual and in tune to her body, motherhood did not take away anything from her sexuality. In fact, she thinks that becoming a mom made her even sexier.
“I think there’s nothing sexier than becoming a mother. You give life. It’s everything. And you don’t change who you are inside just because you have a kid.”
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