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Salma Hayek makes shameless bikini body confession

So that’s how she does it!

Hannah Hargrave

Salma Hayek knows exactly how to wow in a swimsuit which makes her latest bikini body revelation so refreshing.

The 54-year-old star has shared a succession of sizzling vacation snaps in which she looks absolutely sensational, and in a new interview with Entertainment Tonight, she confessed exactly how she prepared. 

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"I had to lose a lot of weight and exercise to get into the bikini towards the end of last year," she said, before adding that she took a lot of her selfies after she got down to her ideal size. 

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"I'm glad I took a lot of pictures, I have no shame in it because it was the first week of the vacation."

When she heard the world was going back into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, she decided she wasn’t going to deprive herself a second longer. 

"After that first week and when I heard that everybody was going back into quarantine, I started eating again."

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Salma says she's not in as great shape as when these swimsuit photos were taken 

Not that she’s going to stop sharing her throwback photos. In fact, it’s even more reason to do so.  

"I saved my pictures, I'm not in the same condition today and I'm spreading the love out like every two weeks," Salma revealed. 

"I’m going to put up another one. I’m almost running out of them but I don't know if you have that feeling, like, 2021!"

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Salma said her photos are all from the same vacation 

She added: "People are sick of it but I'm going to let them take a break. They're going to think I'm wearing a bikini every day. No, they're all from the same location."

Salma’s most recent swimsuit selfie on social media caused a major reaction from fans. 

She was stood in a swimming pool and dressed in a low-cut, frilled black one-piece and the image proved to be a major hit with her 17.2 million followers. 

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Salma got real with fans 

The comments section was lit up with fire and love heart emojis as fans spoke out in praise of the star.

And her recent admission will likely only earn her an even bigger fan following. 

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