The "That '70s Show" and "Ted" star -- who was named GQ magazine's "Knockout of the Year 2011" and is No. 3 on Maxim's 2012 "Hot 100," behind Bar Refaeli and Olivia Munn -- says in the November Esquire: "I don't think I'm a celebrity. I'm a working actress. I think there's a difference."
"Here's the truth: People want to get photographed in this industry a lot more than they let on. For instance, everything is sponsorship-based. When you see photos in magazines and someone's holding a Coke or a Sprite and they're just walking down the street, that's a sponsorship."
She also says too much has been made of her immigrating to the United States at age 8 from what was then Soviet Ukraine.
"It has nothing to do with me. I feel awful talking about it, because my parents should sit down and talk about it. They're the ones who went through hell and back, who gave everything up. I didn't do anything."