Why One Teenage Girl Called Herself a "Hideous Beast"

Aired on 03/30/2005 | CC tv-pg
In 2005, actress Jada Pinkett Smith came on The Oprah Winfrey Show with an important mission: to help girls struggling with critical issues like boys, sex, weight and drinking. A group of teenage girls from across the country were brought together and shared their secrets about everything—and their confessions were shocking.

One of these girls was Amanda, who struggled with her self-image, even referring to herself as a "hideous beast." In the video above, Jada responds to Amanda and gives her an assignment to do daily.

Original airdate: March 30, 2005