Mindy Kaling: 'I don't want to be skinny'

Mindy Kaling isn’t about to let Hollywood’s standard of beauty define her, the New York Post reports.

“For example, I’m always trying to lose fifteen pounds,” the actress says in the April issue of Vogue. “But I never need to be skinny. I don’t want to be skinny. I’m constantly in a state of self-improvement but I don’t beat myself up over it.”

But when it comes to clothing, Kaling, 34, jokes, “I feel the same way about clothes as I do about food. I want everything.”

She continues, “When I’m at my thinnest, I tend to wear things that don’t show off my body. But when I’m bigger, I’ll go body-con, which comes from a place of ‘This is my perimeter, in case you were wondering if I was actually much bigger.’ ”

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