Jessica Alba has one addiction: acting.
The 32-year-old wife and mother of two admits that she constantly longs to take on roles that are out of her element.
"I don't have to be a boss; I don't have to be a wife; I don't have to be a sister," Alba told Nylon magazine.
"It's been liberating to be able to play someone who's a badass or promiscuous because that's the opposite of who I am ... It's like a drug."
Alba, who is Nylon's March 2014 cover star, also delved on her latest approach to acting.
"I've played a lot of leading-lady types; they were sweet, aspirational, not terribly complicated people. I need to make sure I had staying power, so I went after tentpole movies that were going to be big and global," she said.
"I really just want to work with directors who I think are cool, and on movies that I think are fun and characters that I think are interesting, whether that's an indie or a big movie."
You can catch more of Alba's interview and photo outtakes here!