Naomi Watts: “Every Single Day, I Second-Guess Myself As A Mother”

Naomi Watts channels her inner diva on the May 2010 cover of BlackBook’s Sex Issue. The 41-year-old Australian actress stars in Mother and Child, set to hit theaters tomorrow (May 7). The mother-of-two opens up about the possibility of adopting a child and doing her first full-frontal nude scene shortly after giving birth to son Kai.

On motherhood: “Every single day, I second-guess myself as a mother. I chose to be a mom. It’s something I’ve always wanted, but I feel torn between two worlds. I am not reaching the same depths and heights that I used to reach in movies because I’m a parent of two small children who desperately need me. It’s frustrating because I feel like I’m failing a bit on both ends… [but] I would love to have an endless brood of children. I grew up in chaos. I feel comfortable in chaos. Whether or not I’ll ever adopt remains to be seen, but I totally believe in adoption.”

On doing a full-frontal nude scene after giving birth to Kai: “I’ve never done full-frontal nudity before. It was so hard for me to do that. I had just had a baby, so my body was completely different. But I thought that if I was going to play this ballsy woman, I needed to go for it. [But] someone in the crew tipped off the paparazzi! Isn’t that awful?”

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  1. Anonymous

    she looks PHENOMENAL!!!! thats a gorgeous cover. and bravo to her for being honest enough to admit what many working mothers feel- the feeling of failing on both sides…at work being you and at home being mommy. its a tough balance, imagine how hard it is for all us normal folks who dont have nannies and maids and personal chefs on set at work and all that good stuff

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