11 Things You Didn't Know About 'Mountain Girl' Brooklyn Decker

Brooklyn Decker

Brooklyn Decker is only 25-years-old, but she’s already graced the cover of Sports Illustrated, married tennis star Andy Roddick, starred in a big budget film alongside Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston and has two other A-list films slated for release in the next few months.

And the model-turned-actress isn’t slowing down any time soon.

Decker graces the cover of this month’s Women’s Health and opened up to the magazine about a few little known facts about her—like that she used to go camping every weekend or that she doesn’t like her butt.

My full name is:

Brooklyn Danielle Decker.

My fondest childhood memory is:

'Going camping with my parents and little brother. We went every weekend, the kids at school called me 'Mountain Girl.''

Sometimes, when no one is looking I:

'Sing and choreograph dances in my house.'

'Yesterday I returned from a trip to Australia and Munich, so I resorted to my secret, sure-fire method to get my body moving again. I blasted three Taylor Swift songs as loud as I could and started running in place and doing some stupid booty dancing. Sometimes I'll watch a music video of a great performer like Beyoncé and try to follow her choreography.'

My favourite and least favourite body part:

favourite: 'My favourite is probably my arms because I feel like I kind of have little guns. I work hard for those baby, puny guns and they make me feel strong.'

Least favourite: 'Probably my booty because it's kind of small and I want it to be a cute little bubble butt and it's like flat. It's not cute all the time so I try to do weights and make it a little bit bigger.'

The fashion choice I most regret is:

'No regrets, even when I make a fashion faux pas it's funny at least.'

The next book on my reading list is:

''50 Shades of Grey.' I just bought it and it's next on my reading list. I've been told that I will love it.'

Acting is:

'One of the most challenging, fulfilling things I've done. The biggest risk I've taken is changing my career. You would think after getting the cover of Sports Illustrated the offers would be coming in but right then is when I decided to completely stop modelling and switch to acting. It's a risky thing because the model-turned-actor is not a safe bet but I've been very lucky and I'm very happy I took the switch.'

On Saturday night I like to:

I love music, so if I can find a concert close by or a show playing, I love discovering new music. And movies as well, if I have time off I have to catch up on my movies. I'm a really big 'Hunger Games' fan, like really big.'

My secret celebrity crush is:

Marion Cotillard takes the number one girl crush spot, but here are Decker's other top contenders:

'Her sense of humour is something we can all relate to. She's like the inner soul of every girl alive. She doesn't care about preserving her beauty on camera--and she is very beautiful. She's very real.'

'She has such an individual singing style--a kind of smoky, old-school jazzy voice combined with a hip-hop vibe. It's music I've never really heard before.'

'You have to love a beautiful woman who knocks down all the stereotypes and becomes one of the country's best sportscasters. She had to fight for years to be taken seriously, and she did it without once losing her sense of humour or her great enthusiasm.'

'When I was a rookie in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Marisa Miller had already been in it for years. But unlike a lot of models who get very territorial, Marisa rooted for the new girls. If there was a job she couldn't do, she'd pass it on to me. That's real grace.'

'Well, duh. It's not just her breathtaking beauty that stuns me, it's her ability to act completely against type, to defy everyone's expectations, and to go for roles that she just finds interesting, not because an agent or manager tells her the parts will be good for her career.'

What makes me laugh most is:

'My girlfriends, they're ridiculously funny.'

Now go behind-the-scenes with Brooklyn Decker on her Women's Health cover shoot.

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