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Zoe Saldana reveals pregnancy weight, 'painful' journey in honest note to new moms

Actress Zoe Saldana opened up about her struggle to lose the baby weight after the birth of her sons last fall.
/ Source: TODAY

Yes, even actress Zoe Saldana is struggling to lose the baby weight.

The “Avatar” star, who gave birth to twin sons in November, opened up to fans on her Facebook page, writing about how she weighed 185 pounds at the peak of her pregnancy.

“I had no flexibility, weak joints, and exercising was painful,” Saldana wrote.

She urged fellow new moms to band together on social media and help each other get back in shape and adopt healthy eating habits after giving birth.

“I know many of you have gone through this or are going through it as we speak,” Saldana wrote. “Let’s do it together. Let’s talk about it, hear each other out and seek advice when we need it.”

Moms applauded the actress’ honesty.

“So refreshing to read this!” one woman wrote on Facebook. “Bouncing back after having our twins in November. It’s an amazing and exhausting journey.”

Saldana, 36, said she weighed 160 pounds when she began working with a trainer in January, calling her journey “slow, painful and frustrating.”

“But it is worth it,” the actress added, explaining that she’s eager to get her energy back before her sons start walking.

The twins are Saldana’s first children with husband Marco Perego.

The 5-foot-7-inch actress has been open about her weight before. In 2013, she told TODAY she didn't object to the fact that a magazine cover had revealed she weighed 115 pounds, noting, "I think it was to talk about that for a lightweight person, I seem to be really strong-minded."

And while she might think she has a long way to go, fans say the Hollywood star already looks fantastic.

“I think you look incredible,” one fan wrote on Facebook.