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“I’ve started to work out — I love that feeling, I love feeling strong,” the actress told PEOPLE exclusively at the Toronto International Film Festival, where she was in attendance to support her monster movie Colossal, which also stars Jason Sudeikis and Dan Stevens.
“I find that my workouts are really different now because I gave birth,” continues Hathaway, 33. “I had been trying to fit into my jeans and it just wasn’t happening, then I stopped trying — and the other day, they fit. I’m not gonna lie, that felt pretty good.”
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Hathaway calls her return to the red carpet a “funny, weird experience to have in life,” but something she’s really excited about.
“I think shape is an ongoing thing in everybody’s life,” the Oscar-winning star says. “I’m not trying to recapture something that was. I’m going with what it is now.”
“Some things I guess are the same as they were, and other things are a little bit different. I’m just so proud of what the changes signify,” she says. “So, there’s no rush to do anything. I’m so happy being here.”
— Jen Juneau