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Naomi Watts wishes she had more kids

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You don’t really hear much from Naomi Watts these days, do you? Ever since that awful Princess Diana movie tanked (seriously, it was awful – I did sit through it), she’s kept somewhat of a low profile. She’s just been doing normal people things, like raising her kids and chilling with longtime partner Liev Schreiber. She’s turning 46 this week and is sorta past the age of child bearing (not if you ask Halle Berry!), but she does wish she’d have popped a few more out while she could have. Instead, she’ll just have to raise her two young sons, 7-year-old Sasha and 5-year-old Kai.

From MORE (via People):

“I should have had more kids, started younger,” the actress says in the magazine’s October issue, on newsstands Tuesday.

But Watts, who turns 46 this week, has two boys to keep her busy (with the help of partner Liev Schreiber).

“Liev has a lot more courage than me,” she says of their complementary parenting styles. “He’s always saying, ‘Let the kids do it. Take the training wheels off!’ My bit of fear balances him, and he balances my fear.”

“I’ve skydived. I went swimming with sharks that weren’t in cages. I went on safari, where you’re sitting with lions just five feet from you. And I was photographed [by Condé Nast Traveler] for King Kong standing on a gargoyle near the top of the Chrysler Building in New York City. I had a harness and a rope, but if you fall, you’re hanging [61 floors up]!” she says. “But now that I have kids, I don’t want to do so many daredevily things anymore.”

Say what you want about her mediocre acting, but I still like Naomi. She’s low key, down-to-earth and just seems like a really nice person. She and Liev used to come into a shop I worked in back in my early 20s and she was always super chatty, super nice and completely normal. You remember experiences like that, especially since so many Hollywood types are the exact opposite.

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  • I always feel bad for people that have children and still have this mentality. There are so many women out there who want children but can’t have them and would give anything to have two perfectly healthy boys. Here she has that and she still feels a void. Be happy with what you have cause there are others out there who are happy with much less. It’s about the quality, not quantity.

    • Okay, from now on you’re never allowed to want anything ever again. You want a pair of new shoes? Sorry but someone has no shoes, stop wanting. You want to have a coffee for breakfast instead of the usual tea? Sorry but someone has no breakfast at all! Stop wanting! Be happy with what you have!

      • We are talking about creating more human beings in the world not a pair of shoes and some tea or coffee. Although there is such a thing as people who collect babies, just like shoes, or plastic surgery and in that case it’s not about the kids it’s something else lacking in your life that manifests itself as what you have is not good enough and never will be.
        I know personally know women/men like this who keep having children and it never squashes that “want”.
        Since we are on the topic of shoes, coffee, and children there are also environmental and economic implications that come along with the Duggar family additude. Having a human consume natural resources and create their own carbon footprint for their whole life is something really important to take into consideration but I’m guessing you’re thinking, “well so is the decision to leave room for cream”.

    • You’re a fucking insensitive dumbass with a terrible fucking mentality. I feel like superduper bad for you and your inability to empathise with women and you’re willingness to bash them on their personal choices, of which they are none of your fucking business. Heres some A+ advice: Let people do what they want with respect to their families. *Groundbreaking shit* Of course it’s pretty fucking irresponsible to have like 53232j2 kids if you can’t afford to take care of them all (shout out to my homeslice birth control), but if you’ve got the time and resources, go for your freaking life have as many or as little as you like.
      Some people love kids, some don’t, its pretty fucking simple and like thank fucking God I don’t live in a place where your government regulates how many kids you’re allowed to pop out. Maybe you should fucking sail off to China and talk about how fucking great it is to have the living human things that potentially come out of your vagina not even count as a living human thing because thats the best idea ever. Also don’t shame people who have kids in contrast to those who suffer from infertility, it’s very obviously awful for those who can’t have kids and trivialising peoples choices against people who can have children is not beneficial to them at all and they can probably empathise with the desire for children rather than put them in this have vs have not binary grudge. Dumbass.

      AND Who the fuck are you to say big families can’t have “”””quality””” fucking children?? Like what is your fucking logic??1 child equals 10/10 human and 2 children equals 5/10???
      Oh right, how fucking great is communism?? fuck personal choice that shits for sluts that “”””collect”””” babies I only have 1 10/10 baby because my logic is flawless fuck you and your collection of peasant offspring.
      Seriously COLLECTING BABIES. THAT IS NOT A THING. People don’t do that.

      Hope you learned something you judgmental cunt.