Christina Hendricks has revealed she has come to love her "inconvenient" curves.
The Mad Men star, who has been described as the "embodiment of beauty" by fashion doyenne Vivienne Westwood, stands at around 5ft 8in tall and is around a UK size 14, with her hourglass figure reportedly measured at 38DD-32-28.
"If there's anything to be learned from me, it's that I'm learning to celebrate what I was born with, even though it's sometimes been inconvenient," the 36-year-old told the Daily Mirror.
"Having larger breasts has made it harder to shop, but I've learned to love it... But now I feel like everyone talks about my bust in public."
The actress, who plays feisty office manager Joan Holloway in the hit series, added: "As you get older, your body changes. I've tried to embrace how I look at every stage."
Yet Christina - who is tipped to portray Wonder Woman in an upcoming movie remake - admitted school bullies made her teenage years hell.
"I had the worst high school experience ever. I went to a very mean school and was bullied like crazy," she said.
"I was a bit of a goth with purple hair and I was also part of the drama group... and everyone just hated us. Kids would sit on top of lockers and spit on you. It was like something out of Lord Of The Flies."
The actress, who is married to actor Geoffrey Arend, added: "I never felt pretty. I just always felt awkward."