- Diane Kruger said she would have “resented” a baby if she had one in her 30s.
- Now in her 40s, she feels she’s “100 percent ready” to be a parent.
- Kruger had her first child at 42 with her fiancé, “Walking Dead” star Norman Reedus.
Diane Kruger has no regrets about not having kids until she was in her 40s.
The German actress, 45, recently told the Sunday Telegraph that she was not ready to have a baby until now.
“I am so glad I did not have a kid at 30,” Kruger, who has a 3-year-old with fiancé, actor Norman Reedus, said. “I think I would have absolutely resented it for all the things that you have to give up because today I am happy to do so.”
“I have been to every party, I have been to every country that I wanted to visit,” she continued. “So I’m 100 percent ready and willing to give my kid that attention.”
The star of the upcoming movie “The 355” said that now with a baby, whose name Kruger and Reedus have not publicly revealed, everything has changed.
“It’s such a cliché, but it’s true. The way I look at work is different,” she said. “I love to work; in fact, I cherish it more today than I did before, but at the same time, you look at everything from a different angle, It’s not: ‘What’s it going to do for my career?’ It’s more about: ‘Could it fit into my schedule? How can I make it work? Is it going to be worthwhile?’ “
Kruger told the paper that she’s working less these days because when she does she brings her child to set with her.
“You want to keep everyone together,” she said.
Kruger and Reedus first met on the set of the movie “Sky” in 2015 and have been together since at least 2017, when the two were photographed kissing, though their relationship had been rumored for over a year before that. Reedus is also the father of son Mingus, 22, with his ex-wife, Helena Christensen.