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Ashley Benson, Health Magazine

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We look at Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson in photos like the one above and one word always comes to mind: perfection.

Surprisingly, however, she's been told quite the opposite throughout her years in Hollywood.

Covering the March issue of Health magazine, Benson opens up about the pressure of being ultra-thin in the industry and how she's managed to overcome the weight battle.

"I get told all the time to lose weight," she explained in her interview. "I got that a month ago. It's just weird. With my stuff recently, it's been, 'You have to be skin and bones or you're not getting it.'"

Ashley Benson, Health Magazine

James White / Health Magazine

She continued, "It's come up a few times in the last few years, like, 'You're too fat for this.' And I'm just sitting here like, 'Wait, what? Do you want a skeleton?' But I feel good. I don't want to lose 20 pounds, because I don't need to...There was a point where it was getting to where a size 2 was great. I'm a size 2, but I think that a size 4 is healthy. I think that all of these sizes are healthy."

One way she's learned to feel better about herself is through working out and meditation.

"I usually do Pilates three days a week for an hour, and I try to box or do SoulCycle two or three times a week," she revealed. "There are times I just want to do nothing! But then I don't feel good about myself."

Ashley Benson, Health Magazine

James White / Health Magazine

She also seeks out inspiration from a few Hollywood women who help represent healthy body types and eating. In fact, she calls Gwyneth Paltrow is her "healthy-living idol."

"I have one of her cookbooks, and I think she looks beautiful," Benson explained. "When I look at all the pictures in her cookbook, I'm like, 'Wow, I already feel better,' you know?"

As for body inspiration, the blonde beauty says she'd totally trade with Jenna Dewan Tatum.

"She is, like, the cutest thing," Benson gushed. "Her body right now is so incredible—and she's had a kid! I would obviously say, like, every supermodel, like Candice Swanepoel and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley—but that is just so not my body."

For more from Benson's cover shoot, head over to Health.com.