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Dakota Johnson Gets Candid About Getting Her Period

Dakota Johnson Gets Candid About Getting Her Period

Dakota Johnson is getting candid about her period in a new interview!

The 29-year-old actress opened up about beauty in an interview with InStyle and she was asked, “What’s one unanswered question you still have about beauty?”

“If I’m honest, my hormonal changes during my menstrual cycle are ruining my life. Every month. It’s unbelievable. It’s really f–king amazing. I can’t get a grip on it. I’m like, what? Every time, I’m totally scandalized about what happens to my body and my brain,” Dakota said. “My boobs are like eight times the size they normally are. It’s really a traumatic thing, and it happens every month. I just can’t get used to it.”

“It’s really, really insane. It’s also very tricky to figure out what type of birth control you’re meant to be on, and if it’s even healthy,” Dakota continued. “This is something that, again, I’m advocating with Global Citizen: Reproductive education. What it means to have a woman body, and how do you honor it the right way? How do you not jam chemicals into your brain in order to feel good? It’s a remarkable thing. I really would like to understand and be able to manage things a little better, know what’s happening in my body, and know what I’m putting into it.”

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  • justno

    that escalated !

  • Queenie01

    I think this is great shes talking about it, it isnt talked about enough and needs to be for the younger ones and even the older ones to hear.