Celebrities make it look so easy, with their $17,000 diamond studded pacifiers and twelve nannies, but is parenting easier for the rich and famous?
Here are a few quotes from superstars on the challenging role of parenting and the joys of being childfree. See they are just like us!
“I think it’s challenging for everybody in different ways. My challenges as a wife and a mother are very different from the ones portrayed in the movie, but I think for everybody it’s a hard challenge.”
“I’m always questioning, “Am I doing the right thing? Am I okay at this?”
“The sleep. I used to go to bed around 3 a.m. and wake up at 3 p.m. Now I get up at 3 a.m. and stay up until 3 a.m.”
Mad Men star Christina Hendricks‘ on screen character is currently expecting. Recently, she was asked was asked if she is ready to take on the role of motherhood for real:
“We enjoy other people’s kids very much,” Christina told Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush on the red carpet at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, when asked if she and her husband, “Body of Proof” actor Geoffrey Arend, are planning on having children. “We’re having fun right now.”
“We’re having a lot of fun,” Geoffrey added.
The media are obsessed with pregnant celebrities and are on constant baby bump watch. Does it help an actresses career to get publicity from pregnancy? Does it hurt a career to say no to kids? Actresses Kate Walsh and Cameron Diaz have both spoken up about not being moms and have received a lot of press for choosing their childfree paths. The queen of all stage moms Kris Jenner revealed to US Weekly in August that she puts pressure on her famous Kardashian daughters to have kids. It makes you wonder, pregnancy or no pregnancy, if it is all just for the ratings.
- Are Children In ‘Mad Men’ Star Christina Hendricks’ Future? (omg.yahoo.com)
- Is Christina Hendricks Ready To Be A Mother? (nujijnl.wordpress.com)
- Christina Hendricks too busy for babies now (cnn.com)
- Five Reasons Childfree Adults May Be Happier Than Parents (whynokids.com)