Academy Award nominated actor Don Cheadle is well-known for not only his great acting skills, but for his many other projects behind the scenes, including producer, author, and philanthropist. Cheadle is also a father, and in an interview with Parade, Cheadle dishes on his relationship with partner Bridgid Coulter and spending time with the couples’ two daughters, Ayana Tai, (1995) and Imani (1997.)
Of his 15+ year partnership with Coulter, the actor says, “I am somebody who really does want to make sure my relationship stays together and that I am there for the important parts of my kids’ life.” He then adds of his children, “There’s going to be a time where they’ll be like, ‘Please go away for three months and do a movie.’ But while they’re still like, ‘Daddy, I want you here,’ then I want to deliver for them. So it’s a juggling act. It’s really tricky. But it’s worth everything it takes.”
The Hotel Rwanda actor currently has two films wrapped, including Iron Man 2 which hits theaters May 7, 2010.
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Brooke Shields has had a busy career with many, very public highs and lows. The actress has gone from a young child, to a wife and mother in the media spotlight, including all of the broken hearts and friendships in between, and a tumultuous relationship with her alcoholic mother. Speaking with Ladies Home Journal, Shields revealed details on her relationship with her mother, who is now suffering from Alzheimer’s, as well as her views on being in show business at 44, how she balances her career with raising her two young daughters, Rowan, 6 and Grier, 3, and a bit of insight on some of her other past relationships.
On her relationship with her mother: “Her approval is still so important to me. I’ll see her and think, She’s going to say my hair’s too dark. She’s going to ask if I’ve gained weight. I might as well be 10. I’m confident in my own mothering, I’ve been making all my own decisions for a long time, but after all these years, I want my mom.”
Jennifer Garner and her gorgeous girls Violet, 4, and Seraphina, 1, met up with a few friends for an early dinner at Rosti Tuscan Kitchen in Santa Monica, California today (March 8). The doting mom had a kiss for her youngest daughter as the group got ready to head home. So sweet!
Just last week we saw the Valentines Day star and her daughters having a blast together during a trip to the park.
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Enjoying a night out at Elton John’s annual Oscar bash on Sunday, proud mama Jennifer Hudson was happy to give an update on her 7-month-old son David.
“He’s great. He’s [steadily] growing,” the Dreamgirls star told Access Hollywood. “He’s crawling now.”
Now that he’s on the move, little David seems to think he’s found the perfect playmates in the family’s dogs.
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Reality stars Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick took their 2-month-old son Mason Dash out for a stroll in Miami, Florida after spending the day at Jungle Island Zoo (March 8).
Kourtney and her sisters Kim and Khloe are featured on the covers of a couple of the tabloids this week along with stories that all three are in the midst of romantic turmoil – claims which the Kardashian sisters are quick to deny.
“Where do they get this stuff?” Kim blogged. “My sisters and I have never been happier…. I want you guys to know that these stories are completely fabricated.”
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Although it’s been almost one year since her death, the details of Jade Goody‘s last will have just been revealed.
And while she carried on a highly-publicized relationship with bad boy Jack Tweed in her final days, it seems the Big Brother star never lost focus on what was truly important and has left almost $6 million to her two adorable boys, Bobby Jack, 6, and Freddie, 5.
Her will states: “The wishes of my children should be regarded as paramount.”
The late reality star’s children are now living with their father, TV presenter Jeff Brazier, who will be their guardian until his death.
A friend says that Jade will be “smiling down from heaven” on her boys. “The bottom line of all this is that she’ll have looked after her two young sons and no one has to worry about their financial security or education. They’re very well provided for, and Jade will be smiling down from Heaven. It really was all she cared about in her final weeks – that her boys would have a proper schooling and not have to face the struggles she did growing up in a poor family in Bermondsey.”
Jade’s widower – who is awaiting trial after allegedly raping a 19-year-old – received her six year old Volkswagen, while her mother, Jackiey Budden, received $20,000.
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