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Melissa McCarthy: I’m Plagued by Working-Mom Guilt

06/06/2013 at 07:00 PM ET

Melissa McCarthy Sandra Bullock Working-Mom Guilt
Courtesy PARADE

Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock are not just costars, but friends who bonded over the anxieties of being moms with jobs outside the home.

“I don’t know if I feel like a bad mom, but at the end of the day I’m always plagued with: Did I do enough? Should I go in a different direction?” Bullock,┬ámother of 3-year-old son Louis, tells Sunday’s Parade magazine. “But I also know that my entire life revolves around Louis.”

Adds McCarthy, who is mom to daughters Vivian, 6, and Georgette, 3: “It plagues me. I feel intensely guilty for working … You have to be able to provide for your kids. But I feel like it’s a weird modern phenomenon that you always feel guilty for it.”
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