Patricia Clarkson explained why she does not have children (7 photos)

29 August 2023

Famous American actress Patricia Clarkson in a recent interview told about why she decided to abandon the children. For what to be ashamed of something and hide the obvious? Especially now, when she already 63 years old.

The explanation came out honest and logical. Clarkson gave it when she was on the iHeartPodcast "Table for Two with Bruce Bozzy", recorded before the Hollywood actors' strike.

I have so many sisters who have beautiful children! And now and these children have beautiful children ... I like being an aunt, I like it like it more than... maybe even more than acting, which Weird.

I had the opportunity to have a child, but I, firstly, she loved to work too much, and secondly, having before her eyes the example of her wonderful parents who sacrificed everything for me, was afraid that I can't do it. After all, you really need to devote yourself to the birth children. You have to be a great parent to take on something so serious. case. I felt like I couldn't be.

It is curious that some of the most loved by the audience roles of Patricia Clarkson, winner of the Emmy and Golden globe,” those in which she portrays her mother. However, despite this, the actress resigned herself to the fact that she was “born without this gene”, “the gene parenting."

The actress's parents also supported her decision to stay. childless. She told the Guardian about it in 2013. Yes they worried that she would “wake up at 50 and be miserable.” But joking Patricia, "I woke up at 50 wearing stilettos and a thong" alluding to that life is not limited to children alone.

Of course, Clarkson is not the only celebrity who spoke about her decision to remain childless. Keanu Reeves in an interview told Esquire magazine in 2017 that he had come to terms with the fact that will never start a family of his own and remain childless.

“I'm too... it's too late. Everything is over. I am 52 years old. At I will not have children, ”he said then, greatly surprised that in In 2016, 80-year-old Mick Jagger had another child.

Some fans of the actor suggest that the reason which Reeves decided to refrain from having children or creating a new family, may be related to the emotional stress he experienced in 1999. His daughter Ava was stillborn, and a month later his girlfriend Jennifer Syme died in a car accident.

65-year-old Oprah Winfrey, the famous TV presenter, told in interviewed by People magazine that she's just not made for parenthood. Yes, she considered the prospects of marriage and having children with her longtime partner Stedman Graham, but ultimately decided not to go under one of these paths. And he has no regrets.

According to Oprah, she still experiences maternal feelings: studying with girls from South Africa at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy. “These girls fill the niche in which I could have mother's love. In fact, there are a lot of emotions, they make me overwhelmed,” she admits.

Well, the famous British actress Helen Mirren spoke the coolest on the subject of child-free.

There are too many people in the world. This is my contribution to the environment,” she said in 2011.

It's not that I don't like kids. They are funny and I I just love them, but I never wanted to have them. At some point I really tried to want it... I thought maybe I should. But I couldn't convince myself.

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