The 35-year-old actress revealed she has regrets about several beauty decisions she made in her youth including getting inked at 18.
"You're never going to be in the same place emotionally and mentally at 18 that you are at 20 or 25 or 30.
Jessica Alba brought to the stage a group of "brave teenagers who share an unlikely bond that's hard to comprehend." "They are the brothers, sisters, daughters, and family members of recent victims of gun violence," she said.
Joining her were JT Lewis, brother of Sandy Hook victim Jesse Lewis; Jolene and Colin Verdehyou, who lost their mother in the San Bernardino shooting; the aunt of Cederrius Hastings, who was killed in an Atlanta drive-by shooting; Jamal, Justin, and Myreanna, who lost brother Jason Josaphat in Orlando; Patience Carter, a survivor of the Pulse Nightclub shooting; and Alton Sterling's son, Cameron Sterling."Tonight we stand together with these teens united in a call for peace and an end to this violence," Alba said through tears.
Alba concluded the segment by encouraging viewers to take a photo of the teens on stage and share using the hashtag #stoptheviolence.
Kudos to the Teen Choice Awards for taking a break from the fun and games to pay tribute to a heavy but necessary issue like gun violence.
Her tattoos include flowers on her neck and Sanskrit on her wrist. I’m not into them now the way that I was." The mom-of-two also admitted she was a big fan of tanning beds in her youth -- a habit she has since kicked.
At first, the Teen Choice Awards were all about being silly (and occasionally awkward).
But the awards show did take the opportunity to remind teens about the tragedies that have occurred in our country in recent years.
Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, CA, to Catherine (Jensen) and Mark David Alba, who served in the US Air Force.
"Now more than ever we need to stop, feel, and ask: What's going on?