Camila Alves Says She "Never Wanted To Get Married"

Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey
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Weeks after marring Matthew McConaughey, the pregnant model admits she never wanted to tie the knot.

Sometimes we think we know ourselves so well. Bu then something (or someone!) happens, and we realize we didn't know ourselves as well as we thought.

That's what happened to Camila Alves. Even though she wed actor Matthew McConaughey in June, she recently admitted that she never thought she would ever get marriedMatthew McConaughey & Camila Alves Get Engaged On Christmas!

According to TVNZ, Alves said, "I was never the girl growing up that said, 'I want to get married'. I actually told my parents, 'don't not expect me to get married'.

For a while it seemed Alves would always feel that way – she and Matthew met in 2007 and didn't get married until 2012, and even had two children before they decided to get engaged (the third is on the way!).

On why she originally wanted to avoid nuptials, Alves admits: "(Matthew and I) both come from divorced parents. Both of our parents got divorced and got back together, twice."

She said it wasn't until AFTER she was married that she realized how vital the institution is. She said: "I didn't know how important [marriage] was and how really truly special it was until I went through the ceremony." Matthew McConaughey And Camila Alves Get Married!

So, how did the currently pregnant star ever decide to get married in the first place? Did Matthew put on the pressure? Was it for the kids?

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