Scarlett Johansson might be onto something great.
“When I’m just hanging out with [my daughter] and we’re doing silly stuff and if I make her laugh, the feeling of joy I have is explosive … If only you could actually bottle that and carry it around,” the Avengers: Age of Ultron actress tells Parade.
“It’s hard. On the one hand, you don’t want to isolate your kids, but you don’t want to make your kids feel like freaks: There’s this fascination with famous kids, like they’re celebrity spawn,” she says. “At some point, you have to take your life back and say, ‘You know what? If I feel like picking up my dry cleaning and if someone’s going to photograph me doing it, so what?'”
She adds, “Part of being with your kids is making them feel as safe and normal as you can.”
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