Naomi Watts Talks Juggling Her Family Life With Fame In New Vogue Australia

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Wow, Naomi Watts looks absolutely stunning on this month’s cover of Vogue Australia! Talk about a real Aussie beauty. 🙂 The Hollywood actress and celebrity mom opens up to the mag, where she talks about trying to juggle her family life with her fame and the entire work-life balance that sometimes seems so hard for many mothers to juggle with. Here are some highlights of what she says:

On living a normal life: “There is nothing that is going to stop me [living a normal life]. I won’t allow that. Sometimes we may be suddenly surrounded by 10 or 15 photographers on the school run and they just won’t get out of your face, but most of the time we’re fine and can get through it. I don’t want to be stuck in the house and send someone to fetch the children.”

On keeping a work-life balance: “You know, I want be able to do normal things. You can also add to the problem if you do the secretive thing, putting up the umbrellas and all that. It creates more allure that way. I think it’s better to go out with messy hair. They might write that I look tired or old or something but they are going to pick on something regardless.”

On tough criticism: “I got knockback after knockback at auditions. Just before ‘Mulholland Dr.’ my agent told me I was so intense I was freaking people out. She told me I was a brilliant actor but the feedback was that I made people feel uncomfortable because I was so nervous and intense. I just sat there and blubbed. My mum was staying in LA at the time and I went to her and said: ‘I just can’t do this. I’m not cut out for it.’ She just said: ‘Don’t believe a word people say about you. Forget them.’”

Photos by Vogue Australia

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