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Curvy Woman Opens Up About Having ‘Mr. Six-Pack’ as Her Husband, Inspiring Thousands

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2018-03-19_0001 Curvy Woman Opens Up About Having 'Mr. Six-Pack' as Her Husband, Inspiring Thousands

We’ve been all over the internet from FOX News to the New York Post, Snapchat to the Daily Mail and while we don’t feel like our story is newsworthy, we’re honored to get to inspire others and to hopefully share more of our journey in owning our self-worth and set an example of what marriage should look like. I had quickly shared my heart in an Instagram post before heading out for a girls night and almost broke the internet… I’m sure I’ll have more thoughts on “going viral” with you guys later, but for today, I wanted to share an article that Yahoo posted over the weekend. You can see the original article here, and I’ve wanted to share it below.

When wedding photographer and entrepreneur Jenna Kutcher posted an Instagram photo of herself posing with her husband, along with a heartfelt message, she didn’t really expect the flood of supportive messages it inspired.

In the photo, Kutcher is walking on the beach with her husband, Drew Kutcher, a health business coach, and both are in their swimsuits. But while the visual is charming, the caption is what really makes an impact. In it, she recalls being sent a direct message wondering how Jenna could land a guy as beautiful as Drew. She went on to reveal, “Part of my insecurity with my body has stemmed from being married to Mr. Six-Pack himself. Why should I, a curvy girl, get him? I feel unworthy, and when I write narratives in my head that because I am not thin, I don’t deserve him.”

The 29-year-old continued her caption with the best response to that old DM: “This man has embraced every curve, every dimple, pound and pimple for the last ten years and has always reminded me that I’m beautiful even when my inner dialogue doesn’t match (and when I haven’t showered in days.) So yes, my thighs kiss, my arms are big, and my bum is bumpy but there is just more of me for him to love and I chose the man that could handle alllll that (and so much more!)”

Shortly after sharing her truth, the post picked up speed and now has more than 38,000 likes and more than 1,900 comments.

Just about every comment left under Jenna’s post was positive, and many people felt personally touched by her frankness, as they were able to relate it to their own. One person advised, “Don’t listen to those negative comments from haters. You are beautiful inside and out.” Another wrote, “You landed someone that sees someone for what’s on the inside and not on the outside and I think everyone else can pound sand for saying or thinking otherwise. You go girl!!”

After having two miscarriages within two years, Jenna has opened up time and time again on social media. “I’ve struggled my whole life to love my body, something that started when I was a gymnast at a young age,” she tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “I think deep down, as women, our biggest fear is that we aren’t enough, that our bodies are broken, and after walking through two losses, I was really struggling to ‘come home’ to my body.”

Jenna adds, “Drew is a babe. I know that, I see that, I love that. And to me, he’s the most handsome man on the planet. Since I have always struggled with weight, it’s sometimes hard being married to a man with muscles and a six-pack. I see the way people stare at him on the beach and the narrative in my head sounds like, ‘Why should you deserve a man like him? You’re fat, he should be with someone so much better looking.’ I tend to write stories for what I believe people are thinking — when, in reality, I know they probably aren’t thinking a thing.”

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When finding the confidence to overcome those insecurities, Jenna admits that Drew plays a big role. “I think that he helps me, he sees me beautiful on the days when I don’t shower or change out of my high school sweatpants, which, let’s be honest, is most days. And he reminds me of my worth and beauty. But beyond that, I’ve had to really find that within. I don’t think it’s safe or healthy to rely on someone else for acceptance and so, as I’ve grown my empire of a business, I’ve had to learn how to put myself first so that I can pour into others.”

Fitness and overall health play a huge role in the couple’s life together, as they do everything from run marathons to participate in CrossFit and attend yoga classes together. And while Drew sometimes takes photos of Jenna that she initially wants to delete when she sees cellulite or armpit fat, he always reminds her that he was just trying to capture her beauty.

“I had never shared that part of my insecurity before. Sure, I struggled with my weight and my body image, but I had never talked about how it was being married to such a handsome man and feeling less than,” says Jenna. “I hope that women can see that yes, they can be loved just as they are and that oftentimes the stories we are telling ourselves in our head aren’t true. I got so many messages from women saying they felt so insecure because of being married to a good-looking man, and I think it was a launch pad for a conversation that all stems back to owning our own beauty and our own power.”

by Jenna Kutcher 

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  1. Tony

    March 19th, 2018 at 8:30 pm

    As far as I can see, this woman is beautiful. And based on the comments, her husband seems to be a really decent guy. Good for the two of you!

  2. Ian

    March 20th, 2018 at 1:59 pm

    And some may say he is lucky to have you. You are a beautiful woman that any man would and should be happy to be with

  3. Carmen Kruschke

    March 21st, 2018 at 12:00 am

    I LOVE this blog. I lived the other side of this over and over in my life, sadly. A couple of my husbands “joked” with me if I gained weight, that they would leave me. I just wasn’t sure what I was loved for. It must be amazing to know you are loved for you…

  4. rj2j21

    March 21st, 2018 at 2:42 am

    I admire couples who love each other for who they are and not what they look like..
    My heart never healed since my husband left me emotionally and physically after my mastectomy.

  5. Karen Nelson

    March 21st, 2018 at 9:58 am

    Thank you for you honesty. You are a beautiful woman inside and out. Just remember you are always worthy to be with your man. You are enough just the way you are. Our society needs more people like you to keep it real. Love and kindness is what life is about. The golden rule.

  6. Jane Sheppard

    March 21st, 2018 at 10:01 am

    In looking for my own Prince Charming, the voices in my big girl mind about my medium girl body have many time overtaken me. Your story brought me to sobbing tears. I hope that one day I will have what you seem to have captured. Self confidence in your body as it is with a man who loves you for just as you are both mind, body, and soul. Thank you so much for sharing your story.

  7. Gerrie

    March 21st, 2018 at 11:09 am

    He is lucky to have you! At 47 I finally found an amazing man I loved, and he loves me for who I am. Not what size I am. Why does everyone have to judge us for what size we are? They say we are too thin, too big, too young, too old. We are who we are. Embrace the extra pounds and EAT THE COOKIE! You will be much happier 🙂

  8. kim

    March 21st, 2018 at 11:55 am

    thank you very much. after reading what you have wrote on your page, I realized its okay that I’m no longer the skinnest girl like I was in high school and way before kids.. I was always the prettiest, skinnest with a body in high school and I always felt like a piece of meat that guys needed to gauk at or just stare, was way more then just that pretty face with a body, when I had my kids, I felt I had a purpose and what I was meant for.. with a failed marriage and had to go back into the dating field was very difficult. though my kids were young when I started dating my husband now I want for a man not really my type different in many ways but, both of us curvy(which is just fine). though I have struggled with my weight gain since my kids, I always felt funny, needed to hide the belly with baggy shirts or hide my thighs cause too big.. up and down with weight gain trying to loose as much as I could.. but always very uncomfortable that I’m alittle curvey then I used to be. and lost the prettiness.. but, I realized that if you like yourself then others will too.. thank you so much for making me see its okay…

  9. Julieta

    March 21st, 2018 at 11:57 am

    I loved it that you guys went viral, but I love it more that this exact post did. It’s something we all need. Everybody needs to know they can be loved for who they are. Everybody needs to know that beauty goes beyond physical appearance. It’s time we depart from the “stereotype” of beauty we’ve been pushed by the media for so long.

    I’m not a curvy woman, but I’m a mom who became more insecure about her body after having kids. I thought that I would just give birth and look like nothing happened like many magazines made me believe with all the “I got my body back” coves. Well I didn’t get my body back even though I took care of myself and was healthy. I had never seen in my life a magazine cover showing a mom with a saggy bellybutton and a lot of extra skin. I didn’t know that was even possible. I avoided the mirror, cried in the bathroom, would cover myself so my husband wouldn’t see me. How was he even going to find me attractive again? would he still love me?

    The first time he heard me cry right after giving birth and he came to me, he said “I love you and you just gave me the greatest thing in my life. You’re the strongest and most beautiful woman in the world.”
    4 years,a miscarriage and baby later, I’ve learned to accept and love my body even though I sometimes feel the need to cover
    myself when he sees me.

    Thank you for putting yourself out there and teach us how to be real and vulnerable on social media. You are changing lives. Much Love, Julieta

  10. Kelly

    March 21st, 2018 at 12:09 pm

    I just wanted to say that the two of you make a beautiful couple. You are beautiful just the way you are, and I am sure no one has to tell you that, it shows, you look “glowing” and not to mention, extremely happy! You go girl!

  11. vonda.phipps

    March 21st, 2018 at 12:31 pm

    Good 4 you. I’ve learned that people who put other people down, is a way in which such ones cover up their own insecurity.
    I say strut on, curves and all. YOU GO GIRL!
    Next time you get a negative comment just say: Don’t hate me because I am BEAUTIFUL.

  12. vonda.phipps

    March 21st, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Do not allow the negative comments of others define who you are. People have the tedency to put others down to cover up their own insecurities. Next time someone says something negative just say: Don’t hate me bc I AM BEAUTIFUL!

  13. Savannah

    March 22nd, 2018 at 2:34 am

    Love is love. Y’all are beautiful, and as a 20 year old girl navigating love in college, I am truly inspired. May God bless you two with beautiful children and grant you all a lifetime of happiness.

    Also, your aesthetic is mesmerizing- so you are winning all around.

  14. Jozalyn P

    March 22nd, 2018 at 12:57 pm

    I went to High School with Drew was always such a great and nice guy. He should embrace you, you are so beautiful! Keep being you and don’t worry about what people say about you!! 🙂 Wishing you guys all the best!

  15. Willie

    March 22nd, 2018 at 3:06 pm

    I’m a healthy male that regularly gets the comment “you’re very fit” and I think you’re a beautiful woman.
    So there!

  16. Dante

    March 22nd, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Problemas de peso??? Ya quisiera ver a mujeres como tú aquí, y por tu sinceridad eres la mujer perfecta!!!

  17. Sandy

    March 22nd, 2018 at 7:08 pm

    People who feel the need to criticize a woman for her appearance are idiots and lacking in some way themselves. Jenna is a beautiful woman. Personally, I am sick of the stick thin ideal of beauty. I am, n0r have I eve been thin, and feel that women with a fuller figure have the lovely Rubanesque curves that are so much more appealing than boney bodies. The person’s character, of course, is the most important trait.

  18. Jen

    March 23rd, 2018 at 10:05 am

    My first reaction to your photo was “wow what a gorgeous couple!” Your body is equally as magnificent as your husband’s. As a woman who has finally recovered from anorexia, I look in the mirror and I can embrace my curvy beauty because of women like you who SHOW ME their beauty and it actually looks like mine! For so long as a little girl, every magazine, every actress, every “beautiful” woman I saw was emaciated and impossibly skinny. The only way I could look like them was to eat an apple, a little salad and maybe a chicken breast every single day nothing more and then compulsively exercise. I was a hangry b$%^$ and I was MISERABLE. Sure, I got lots of compliments from women about my skinniness aka my eating disorder spiraling further out of control. Interestingly, I get a LOT more compliments and pick up lines from men now that I’m a fit but curvy size 12 and my husband like yours has been a HUGE part of my recovery. He finally just said “Jen, I don’t like skinny girls….when you were anorexic and skinny and mean all the time was my least favorite time in our whole 15 years together. Please just love your body like I do and realize skinny isn’t prettier.” I don’t think the true narrative here (from what I see) is that your husband “loves you regardless of your flaws” but more like BECAUSE of your beauty and delicious curves. Girl, you are GORGEOUS! I’m sure your husband doesn’t just “accept” your body, I’m sure he LOVES it, its his personal preference. I’m sure he isn’t just being a nice guy overlooking flaws, I’m sure he’s looking at you thinking “daaaaaaamn I’m a lucky man” and he doesn’t want anything to change.

  19. Arwen M

    March 24th, 2018 at 8:19 pm

    You are both lovely people and your mutual love shows!
    A question I have is where did you get that awesome bathing suit that you wear in those beach photos!?

  20. Jenna Kutcher

    March 26th, 2018 at 11:51 am

    Thanks Arwen! Check out my instagram where I tag everything!

  21. Vivian

    March 26th, 2018 at 8:04 pm

    My partner broke up with me,but with the help of ___dr_mack @ Yahoo. com my partner came back…

  22. Dee M. Jones

    March 26th, 2018 at 10:15 pm

    I feel very joyful to share this wonderful testimony i have been married for 4years and I have a break up with my husband months ago 04/10/2017 and i was worried and so confuse because i love him so much. i was really going too depressed and a friend directed me to this spell caster Dr. Mack and i made all my problems known to him and he told me not to worry that he was going to make my husband to come back to me and in just 48hours i receive a call from my husband and he was appealing that i should come back to the house. i have never in my life believe in spell and but now it have just helped me and i am now so happy. All Thanks to him and if you also want to have your Husband back to yourself here !! his email Address_____________dr_mack@ yahoo. com i am so happy to testify of your work and kindness

  23. Laurie

    March 27th, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    You are beautiful and curvy. May God always bless you with happiness, love and respect.

  24. Suzanne Sohar

    March 27th, 2018 at 5:19 pm

    I applaud you and your hubby. Gorgeous inside and out. May God continue to bless you both.

  25. Demi

    March 28th, 2018 at 11:09 am

    Something I constantly face. Just reading this made me feel thousands of times better about my body and it makes it so much easier having someone who loves the heck outta your curves. You are a real inspiration 🌹

  26. Katrina Julia

    April 24th, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    Absolutely love this and your heart and totally relatable on worthiness on so many stories we tell ourselves vs. always loving ourselves unconditionally. Loads of love and keep shining your light beautiful!

  27. Rachael Owen

    May 13th, 2018 at 2:39 am

    Jenna! I love this! I’m a single mum and looking at your pics and reading your story makes me want to date again!

  28. Ann Johnson

    May 28th, 2018 at 8:00 pm

    You are beautiful inside and out. I wish I had your confidence. Love your Love.

  29. Chris

    May 29th, 2018 at 2:35 am

    She is beautiful….they are a lovely couple. The epitamy of true love.

  30. Yana

    June 10th, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    I love how you show your curves! It makes me feel much more okay with mine. It’s hard when society tells you to be skinny and shows skinny examples all the time. Keep on sharing your story, and curves, to show that you don’t need to be a size 2 to be beaufitul!

  31. Josie

    June 13th, 2018 at 1:28 pm

    Love your honesty! I myself have had some of the same thoughts, because I struggle with my weight my whole life. I am so glad there so meant women out there just taking the leap to be vulnerable and encourage others like me. Sending you lots of love.

  32. Maureen Hanton

    July 3rd, 2018 at 10:03 pm

    A friend just told me about you and highly recommended I check out your blog and podcast. Lovely! Looking forward to diving in, soaking up all kinds of good stuff and learning about where to begin as a budding entrepreneur myself. (20+ years as an IVF nurse and now I decide to build an online parenting tool. What was I thinking?!) Your story inspires me. Thank you so much for being brave enough to share your thoughts and your creativity. I know how hard it is to put your heart and soul into something and then put it out into the world. Well done!

  33. Dianah spence

    July 6th, 2018 at 9:59 am

    Great article! You guys are so cute! Reminds me of me and my husband!

  34. Janko Vieweg

    July 6th, 2018 at 10:06 am

    Hi Jenna, hi Drew,
    I read your Story. Jenna, you’re sexy and hot. Drew loves you and its true love. I say: “Only Dogs play with Bones, real Men love curves!”

    Greats from Germany

  35. Hailey

    July 30th, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    Jenna you are such an inspiration.💓💗

  36. Susanne

    July 31st, 2018 at 5:49 pm

    You are amazingly beautiful woman, your boy you absolutely prefect. Anyone that’s a critic, want your husband for their self. Drew loves you with his heart and soul you both are so very lucky. My prayers go out to you.

  37. nina zapala

    August 20th, 2018 at 8:41 am

    How refreshing to see a couple in love from their soul-self, not some imagined, photoshop world that many believe is real. You have courage to speak your truth, and it resonates in a world where lies and fake everything is the norm. Thank you for being a light. – Z

  38. A guy

    September 17th, 2018 at 2:41 am

    As a fit guy in a relationship with a “plus size” woman I appreciate this post, as it has helped my girlfriend alleviate some of her insecurities. Good work.

  39. Maria Williams

    September 26th, 2018 at 12:53 am

    Jenna, I have been binge listening to your Goal Digger Podcasts ever since I stumbled upon them this past Saturday. Your words and energy are so inspirational, positive, and amazing. I appreciate all you put out for your listeners and look forward to listening to all 190. Serve, serve, serve, and I hope to pay forward the same inspiration to my future listeners that you’ve instilled in me. God bless you, Drew, and your growing future family!🙏

  40. Caren

    October 5th, 2018 at 12:33 pm

    I seriously cried when I saw your video because it captured exactly what I feel being married to my hubby. He looks much more fit than myself (in other words I’m not fit lol) and the negativity is what I hear in my head every day but he’s the positive voice in my ear telling me how beautiful I am. Soooo glad I found blog thru Rachel Hollis! Enjoy the girls trip!!!

  41. Lurine

    October 7th, 2018 at 12:54 am

    Jenna I salute you – standing up and voicing out, it’s amazing! In a world where media is causing woman to feel they can’t measure up and are not thin or pretty enough. You are so beautiful embracing who God has made you to be! You are a huge inspiration and may you be blessed as your story changes other who feel the same!!!

  42. Faleena Hopkins

    October 7th, 2018 at 12:09 pm

    Hi Jenna, I heard about this photo while listening Lewis Howe’s podcast, and I had to look you up. The first thing I thought when I saw it — and I had no context for what was in the image, just that you’d posted something about you and your husband that went viral — I thought, “She’s beautiful, and they look so happy. Why did this go viral?” I then read the above article and learned the story.

    May I just say, as a fellow women with many insecurities I fight against every day (like all of us) that you are beautiful. Not just on the inside. He’s lucky to have you because any woman who make him smile like that deserves all those pictures he takes of you, and all that love he gives you. Because you clearly give him love, and the real kind, which is what we all ache for in the deepest parts of our souls. Embrace that you. The demons/insecurities are liars.
    You’re beautiful.
    You just are.
    And together, you two…are magic.
    x,
    Faleena Hopkins
    Author | Filmmaker | Average Woman Just Doing Her Best

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