Jessica Alba in Elle: 'I know I haven't been swimming in the deep end'
"When I was a kid, I watched Lucille Ball every day," she reveals in the December issue. "I watched Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, and Peter Sellers."
For the " Little Fockers" actress, comedy is a way to open up.
"I'm shy. I don't like being the center of attention," she admits. "But when I do comedy, I lose all inhibition and introspection. I no longer care."