Alba appears on the cover of the December 2010 issue of Elle magazine. She talks about her choice of roles, her personality, and gaining confidence in her craft.
I’d been so afraid of criticism ever since I was young. Every time I’d get a critique or some redirection, I’d always just take it very personally, but now I have no problem with it. It’s just a chance to try things a different way. To play more with a character. It also gives me a chance to have some input, to use my voice.