News | Entertainment
15 Dec 2019 21:19
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Diane Kruger says the "only thing that matters" to her now is her daughter

    The 43-year-old actress-and-model and her partner Norman Reedus, 50, welcomed their child into the world in late 2018 and 'The Operative' star admits since becoming a mother everything else in her life is a secondary priority


    When she found out she was pregnant Diane didn't feel ready for parenthood but she is glad that real life events changed her plans and gave her a baby.

    In an interview with Italian publication IO Donna, she said: "For a long time I didn't have that desire to have children. I had my habits and I was fine ... In a nutshell, I didn't feel ready. Life, on the other hand, wanted my daughter to arrive at the right time. It was a surprise, one of the wonderful ones. I continued acting during my pregnancy and when I stopped working before giving birth, I felt peaceful, I didn't have the silly feeling of having lost out on a role.

    "Now the only thing that matters is my daughter. Not sleeping for 24 hours is not a problem, as long as you are well. And I resigned myself to travelling with mountains of luggage. I used to fly only with hand luggage ... But I decided to give myself a six-month break to fully enjoy it."

    Diane and 'The Walking Dead' actor Norman - who also has son Mingus with his former partner Helena Christensen - have made a conscious decision to keep their daughter out of the spotlight since announcing her birth in November and are yet to share her name.

    However, the 'Troy' actress is happy to talk how she parents and will raise her child, insisting she wants to instil values of hard work and ambition in her child.

    She explained: "The word ambition we too often attach a derogatory connotation. But really isn't it that you need to know what you want and do everything you can to make your dreams come true? This is the philosophy that I will try to pass on to my little girl.

    "However, ambition is not enough, one must have talent, not shirk hard work and show tenacity. My first passion, dance, pushed me. Then for two years I enjoyed modelling, but it isn't creative: a model has to settle for wearing clothes. Then some friends pointed me in the direction of the Cours Florent drama school in Paris..."

    © 2019 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     15 Dec: Ryan Reynolds is finding it "harder and harder" to leave the house now that he has three children at home
     15 Dec: Daisy Ridley is "quite spiritual"
     15 Dec: Kim Kardashian West has admitted she can be “so mean” to her sister Kourtney Kardashian
     15 Dec: Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra’s new puppy caused “some division” in their family
     15 Dec: Florence Pugh finds social media “terrifying”
     14 Dec: Daisy Ridley says people around her have “changed” since she found fame
     14 Dec: Stacey Solomon felt “so guilty” after struggling to breastfeed her son
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Steve Hansen's confident his final outing as All Blacks coach won't affect his legacy More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Lawyers for cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX customers demand founder Gerald Cotten's body be exhumed More...



     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    Police have released the names of three more victims, killed in the Whakaari White Island eruption 21:17

    Business:
    Lawyers for cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX customers demand founder Gerald Cotten's body be exhumed 20:47

    Golf:
    The USA have won golf's Presidents Cup in Melbourne thanks to a stellar performance on the final day. 18:57

    Basketball:
    After falling into an early hole, the Breakers have found their way back into their Australian basketball league game against the Adelaide 36ers in Auckland 18:37

    Rugby:
    Steve Hansen's confident his final outing as All Blacks coach won't affect his legacy 18:07

    Boxing:
    Cricket South Africa have confirmed former wicketkeeper Mark Boucher as their new head coach, in time for the Proteas' home test series against England starting on boxing day 17:47

    Law and Order:
    Two men have been charged with methamphetamine possession and supply 16:57

    Rugby:
    People 16:37

    Education:
    LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has won college football's Heisman Trophy 16:27

    Law and Order:
    Police are asking for public help finding two people who help up a petrol station on Auckland's North Shore 16:17


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2019 New Zealand City Ltd