Power Moms on the Move: Isla Fisher on Body Image

The Great Gatsby star talks about being a role model for her daughters in the latest issue of Fitness

Isla Fisher is known for her exuberant style and bubbly personality, having stolen many a scene in comedies like Wedding Crashers and Confessions of a Shopaholic. Now, the actress and mother of two is taking on a dramatic role in Baz Lurhmann’s The Great Gatsby—a razzle-dazzle adaptation of F.Scott Fitzgerald’s classic and tragic novel. Acting alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey McGuire, Fisher is making great strides in her career. But she puts her role as a mother as her first priority.

In the latest issue of Fitness, Isla Fisher discusses the unrealistic body image and standards that are placed on women in Hollywood, and how it can be damaging to impressionable young girls. “I don’t even own a scale,” Fisher says. “I have two daughters and I wouldn’t want them to see me weighing myself all the time. I don’t think it sends the right message.” As the mom of two young daughters—Olive and Elula—Fisher wants to be a good role model for her kids, and she relishes the weight she gained for her pregnancy. “Evens though it will never be flat again, it’s still my favorite because it reminds me of my greatest achievement: my babies