Charlize Theron Spills On Dating Life As Single Mom

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Charlize Theron has a lot on her plate. The Academy Award winning actress has seen her most recent film The Fate of the Furious gross over $1 billion worldwide, has two more films coming out in 2018 and has two young children at home to take care of. In a recent interview on The Howard Stern Show, Theron opened up about her lack of divide between motherhood and dating.

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Theron first became a mother in 2012 when she adopted her son Jackson. Jackson would get a sister three years later when Theron adopted August. She has repeated in numerous interviews her love of being a mother. She told Elle Canada, “I craved motherhood, and I was incredibly invested in it. It’s not easy to adopt, even when you’re a celebrity, but when I held my children in my arms, I was happier than I ever expected to be.”

She told Stern that the biggest thing about being a mother is that once you are a mother, it defines you. “Once I had my kids, the first two years you’re so, you turn into such a mom. Your body almost switches off. It’s like I had no desire to date or anything,” Theron said in the interview.

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It does not mean that she does not date, but she handles things much differently.  She emphasized taking things really slow with her partners. Above all, she makes sure to wait a long period of time before bringing a guy home to meet her kids.

Theron is coming off a two-year relationship with Sean Penn and admitted to recently going on a date with a famous face, but refused to reveal his identity. She claimed that they went on an evening stroll in Los Angeles and that he “was just like a really cool dude.” Somehow they avoided any cameras and paparazzi.

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