“Back when I was modeling, the first time I went to Italy I was having cappuccinos every day, and I gained 7kg,” she told Health in April 2011. “And I felt gorgeous! I would take my clothes off in front of the mirror and be like, Oh, I look like a woman. And I felt beautiful, and I never tried to lose it, 'cause I loved it.”
"Love your curves, celebrate your uniqueness, celebrate ageing," she told Prevention. "Do whatever makes you feel good, whether that's getting fit or not, eating well or not. Just try to enjoy it as much as you can."
“I am a size 6 and have no plans of changing,” she tweeted in February 2015. This is it. Stay on or get off. Kisses!”
She told The Australian Women's Weekly: "I know I'm being judged and anyone who works in the public eye will get some negativity at some point. It can be tough and it hurts. I can be very tough on myself. Occasionally, I hear or read something cruel and I'm shocked."
She tries to show her children that she is comfortable in her own skin, saying: "I think that is the greatest thing as a parent you can give to a child. If you have a good self-esteem, you can be generous, you can give back and you can be productive in the world."
"When the demon starts to slither my way and say bad shit about me I turn around and say, 'Hey. Cool it. Amy is my friend. Don't talk about her like that,'” she wrote in her 2014 book Yes Please. “Sticking up for ourselves in the same way we would one of our friends is a hard but satisfying thing to do. Sometimes it works."
“I think shape is an ongoing thing in everybody’s life,” she told People in September 2016. “So, I’m not trying to recapture something that was. I’m going with what it is now.”
“I don't have parts of my body that I hate or would like to trade for somebody else's or wish I could surgically adjust into some fantasy version of what they are,” she told Glamour in February 2011.
"With women, there's this constant weird cultural thing where we're always supposed to be comparing ourselves with one another," she told Redbook in March 2016. "Who wore it best? Whose butt's better? Instead, how about if everyone wins? How intensely boring would it be if we were all the same?"
“I’ve never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines,” she told People in February 2012. “I represent the majority of women and I’m very proud of that.”
“If anybody even tries to whisper the word ‘diet,’ I’m like, ‘You can go f**k yourself,’” she told Harper’s Bazaar UK in November 2014.