Boring actress Jessica Biel

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 18 January 2010
Jessica Biel

Boring actress Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel - whose relationship with Justin Timberlake has been under recent scrutiny - thinks she is ''too boring'' to be considered a great actress

Jessica Biel thinks she is "too boring" to be a great actress.

The 'Illusionist' star - who is dogged by rumours that her relationship with Justin Timberlake is in trouble - believes she is too grounded and leads too much of a normal life for people to have a high professional opinion of her.

She said: "I might just be way too boring to ever be a really great actress."

When told great actresses can having boring lives but great stars "kick up dust everywhere", the actress told Vogue magazine: "I don't do that. Maybe I should do a little bit more of that. A dust kicker-upper might be kind of fun.…"

Jessica also spoke out about posing near-naked for Gear magazine aged just 17, admitting she was "terribly embarrassed" about the pictures and her parents' outrage.

She said: "I really wanted to go to college, and it all kind of happened at the same time. I did this photo shoot; the photo shoot came out; it was terribly embarrassing. I had to apologize to everybody, including my parents. It was a big learning experience: learning how to have boundaries and how to say no."

As a result of her experiences as a child actress, Jessica, now 27, says she feels motherly towards other young stars.

She said: "I have this overwhelming motherly feeling toward them. Just do what you gotta do, girls! Hold it together! I wish everyone would just leave them alone."

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