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Brooklyn Decker reveals why she's anything but a perfect 10!

Brooklyn Decker Reveals Her Not-So-Perfect Side

When you think of Brooklyn Decker what comes to mind? Yes, she is a beautiful, albeit retired, model turned actress. She's married to retired tennis player, Andy Roddick. She's got a new CBS sitcom "Friends with Better Lives". So far, there's little to make one think her life is anything but perfection. But not so fast. The former Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model sat down with AOL.com's Carey Reilly to reveal that she's a friend with just kind of a better life than you, but perfect it is not.

First of all, she's named after a horse, of course. "I'm named after a horse of all things," said Decker. "It's very strange. My parents have a very strange sense of humor. My mom loved the name Brooke and as a joke my dad said 'Let's name her Brooklyn!' and my mom loved it. I had never been to Brooklyn, ended up living there for a couple years." Okay, so the name doesn't have perfect origins, but it'll do!

Second, she says she wasn't the perfect ten model. "I was very lucky Sports Illustrated gave me a chance and loved me but I did not work outside of Sports Illustrated. Truly, I was not a good model. I swear on everything. I've never walked a runway. It's like a best kept secret that I was not, like, a working model. I studied acting for a really long time and I loved it and auditioned and auditioned and just got lucky. The second I started booking things I was like 'Peace out, modeling! You don't like me and I don't like you!'"

Third, the 5'10" stunner says she's got physical imperfections that she shows off with zeal. "I have tingers! Toe-fingers! They're the most disgusting feet you've ever seen in your life. I can spread them apart and grab things. I have tingers and I'm fighting a massive case of chin acne." She showed us both and that still has us questioning her campaign of imperfection.

Lest we go on, Decker is celebrating 5 years of blissful marriage to Andy Roddick, who she says, does a lot of the heavy-lifting in her household especially when it comes to cleaning. "Only because I'm such a slob that someone has to pick up the slack and it's not me. He's usually pretty sloppy but he's like 'You're a disaster so I gotta help a little bit.'"

Decker is now living out her dream job along side stars like James Van Der Beek on their new sitcom "Friends with Better Lives." She's quick to mention that the comedy truly comes from behind the scenes. "We do have great writers. We are very lucky. I feel like that: our writing and our chemistry with the cast... is what makes it."

And one funny retired model with "tingers" too. Watch Brooklyn on "Friends with Better Lives" Monday nights at 8:30 on CBS.

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sheckyb April 14 2014 at 11:00 PM

Carey Reilly is hilarious!

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ChingOW Mango April 15 2014 at 12:00 AM

Tingers - chin acne - weird name - and best of all - ON TOP OF THE WORLD - very difficult to feel sorry for this one.

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handsome devil ! April 15 2014 at 4:22 AM

so the whole thing is nothing but a promo for a tv show......slow news day, aol???

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handsome devil ! April 15 2014 at 4:29 AM

amazing...some make up, a studio make over and you are stunning.'if you know how scott bakula REALLY looks (he looks his age and ok) and then have seen the ncis episodes...they took 15 years off and made him look stunning,sophisticated etc....don't believe everything you don't see in person.
studios and magazines can change you in an hour so your own mother won't recognize you. she's ok, but "stunning"?? brigitte bardot was stunning in her teens and 20s to 30s...

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bobonaging April 14 2014 at 8:50 PM

The acne and pimples, yes pimples, as in active stuff and not old stuff, is really flattering. Love those white heads. UGH

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zrsz1 bobonaging April 14 2014 at 9:03 PM

that doesn.'t bother me much, that stuff comes and goes, and i'm pretty superficial

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njmike563 April 14 2014 at 8:45 PM

I say an 11 at least!!

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ink1962 njmike563 April 14 2014 at 8:49 PM

she is a pretty good actress as well as being beauiful!

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estela92 April 14 2014 at 8:31 PM


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Mark estela92 April 14 2014 at 9:11 PM

Did you ever read a newsparer or magazine? Some folks like the news page, some like sports, some like entertainment and comics. Don't look at the stuff you don't like. Simple

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Laura April 15 2014 at 7:37 AM

Love the new show "Friends With Better Lives". She is really funny on it.

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DALIAH Laura April 15 2014 at 8:51 AM

did you watch last night? Hilarious!

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Tom April 15 2014 at 5:40 AM

Well thank God this has been solved. Quick get the people that solved this over to look for that airplane!!

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chefjohnp April 15 2014 at 7:57 AM

Look at the bright side, at least she wasn't named after Massapequa!

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