Charlize Theron’s Son Was Infatuated with Emily Blunt During Filming: ‘I Didn’t Even Exist’

04/16/2016 at 01:10 AM ET

When it comes to her son Jackson, Charlize Theron‘s queen status is nothing compared to princess Emily Blunt.

In a recent interview with Extra TV, Theron, 40, revealed that the 4-year-old is in love with her The Hunstman: Winter War costar.

“My son is in love with her. He thinks she’s the most beautiful princess ever,” the actress added, as Blunt laughed and agreed.

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 Sharing that both ladies had their kids on set, Theron said it was as if she were invisible when the Sicario star was around.

“[The kids] were all there. But, I didn’t even exist. My son was just like, ‘She’s a princess,’ and I was like ‘I’m a queen!’ ” Theron joked.

His on-set preference for Blunt, 33, might have something to do with a certain scene the tot saw. When asked about a not-so-nice filming moment for Theron, Blunt recalled how Jackson was watching her close up.

His response to the intensity? “Oh, mama spicy!”

Theron adopted Jackson in 2012, and added a little girl, August to their family last July.

— Naja Rayne

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Stacy Hackney on

cute story

Terry of FakeABaby on

Aww, her son is so adorable! What a refreshing thing to hear!🙂

Natalie on

I love babies.

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So cute!

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A cute story.

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