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Rosario Dawson Reveals 'I Love Men,' But 'I Was a Virgin Until I Was 20!'

Rosario Dawson Reveals 'I Love Men,' But 'I Was a Virgin Until I Was 20!'

Rosario Dawson shows a ton of leg on the cover of Cosmopolitan for Latinas‘ Fall 2014 issue, on newsstands now.

Here’s what the 35-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On what she looks for in relationships: “I’m a touch person, I love intimacy…I love men! I love romance. I would love to fall deeply in love with someone, but at the same time it’s not my everything.”

On the most romantic thing a man can do: “For me, it’s about forethought. For my 25th birthday, my then-boyfriend prepared a beautiful bath for me. He put flowers and a bunch of little candles everywhere. He was crazy busy, and he knew I loved a great bath! I remember it was so small but it was so special to me because he thought it through.”

On her teenage years: “I was an awkward teenager. I went stag to my prom. I was a virgin until I was 20 years old! My mother was raising five kids on her own, I wasn’t just going to sit back and be a horny teenager and continue some cycle of teenage pregnancy—I wanted more opportunities.”

For more from Rosario, visit Cosmopolitan.com.

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  • flm

    what is with the “but”? why does it matter when she lost her virginity for her to love men?

  • sx

    that pregnancy bit is way off!!

  • Ha

    lol I love how she says she’s a “touch person” xD , this says it all! She’s SO beautiful<3

  • Molly H.

    I don’t see why losing her virginity at 20 is so shocking and it’s sad that you do.

  • http://rebecaeunice Beck

    I think she is awesome. And I am happy she is honest about it, that shows is ok to wait to have sex, for personal reasons. Is not always about religion, what if u just wanna wait until you feel ready?! And comfortable in your own skin?

    A lot girls start having sex very young because their boyfriend wants to, they are stupid. People that wait until there 20s prove to have a better sex life, because they already know there body and what they want and with who.

    I don’t know why I waited, but I did, my mom had me when she was very young. Sex is awesome. But they are things that are more important.

  • Stephanie

    Why does it have to be a big deal that she was a virgin till she was 20? Why does she have to say that like it’s a bad thing? I’m almost 23 and I’m still HAPPILY a virgin. I hate when people make being a virgin a bad or embarrassing thing. Like if you’re “older” and haven’t had sex, then there’s something wrong with you. I love her. But I hate that comment.

  • Jim

    Maybe she was thinking about the convent.

  • Whatever

    @flm: Exactly! Applause for that comment! Just because you choose to wait doesn’t mean you love men any less than a person who lost their virginity at 14! Ugh the world we live in.

  • Whatever

    @Stephanie: I know, it’s sad that this is such a big deal.