Reese Witherspoon was “terrified” when she got pregnant at 22.
The ‘Big Little Lies’ star – who has Ava, 21, and Deacon, 16, with her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe – was just starting out in her acting career when she found out she was expecting her daughter and admits it was a scary time.
She said: “I got pregnant when I was 22 years old. And I didn’t know how to balance work and motherhood. You just do it, you know? I’d made movies but I hadn’t, you know, established myself as someone who could demand that it shoot close to my kids’ school or, you know, I didn’t have any real power, leverage within my industry. I was just like every other mom trying to figure it out – and dad out there, and partner, and grandparent who’s raising a child.”
Reese has made a lot of “sacrifices” for her children, but insists she wouldn’t have it any other way because it is “truly worth it” being a mom.
Speaking on The Drew Barrymore Show, she added: “You take the food out of…