Demi Moore on Heartbreak: Pain Won't Change Me

January 4, 2012 By:
Demi Moore on Heartbreak: Pain Won't Change Me

Since her split from Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore has plenty to talk about. And we're all waiting to hear what she has to say. We're so intrigued by it, in fact, that her Tweets have become newsworthy.

Well, now she's talking. Particularly, to renowned photographer Amanda de Cadenet. Moore has teamed up with de Cadenet for a show called The Conversation. The show is supposed to provide a modern take on celebrity interviews, as de Cadenet gets A-list women to talk about topics that are universal to all women. Kinda sounds like Oprah if you ask me. In a Harper's Bazaar interview about the show, Demi chats with de Cadenet about everything from heartbreak to her recent weight loss.

"I think I sit today in a place of greater acceptance of my body," Demi said in the interview. "And that includes not just my weight but all of the things that come with your changing body as you age to now experiencing my body as extremely thin—thin in a way that I never imagined somebody would be saying to me, 'You’re too thin, and you don’t look good.' I find peace when I don’t see my body as my enemy."

Moore also discussed her fear of abandonment.

"I used to think that what scared me was the idea of being abandoned until someone said to me, 'Only children can be abandoned. Adults can’t be abandoned because we have a choice. Children don’t have a choice.' So I started to rethink. 'Okay, it’s not that. What’s the underlying thread that really scares me?' I think what scares me is not having the courage to reach my full potential."

Demi continued, adding that she doesn’t plan to let her pain define who she is as a person.

"Somebody wrote something to me that said, 'Don’t let your wounds make you become someone you’re not.' That’s really powerful. And not taking life too seriously."