Jennifer Westfeldt: I Never Thought I'd Be 42 and Childless
It's safe to say Jennifer Westfeldt has babies on the brain.
After writing, directing and starring in Friends With Kids, the 42-year-old began pondering why she and longtime love Jon Hamm never started a family. "I've thought about this a lot lately. I never thought I’d be this age and not have kids," Westfeldt tells The New York Times. "But my life has also gone in a million ways I never anticipated."
"I kept feeling like I'd wake up with absolute clarity, and I haven't. And we have a pretty great life together. The chance that we'll regret it doesn't seem like a compelling enough reason to do it. I may wake up tomorrow with that lighting bolt, and I'll have to scramble to make it happen."
Westfeldt has been dating Hamm, 41, since 1997. She was inspired to write Friends With Kids after watching their friends slowly disappear into a world of dirty diapers, parent-teacher conferences and dance recitals.
"Best intentions aside," Westfeldt tells The New York Times, having kids "always changes your friendship, at least that first year or so, in a way that I think is painful for both of you."
Friends With Kids, which also stars Adam Scott, Megan Fox, Maya Rudolph, Chris O'Dowd and Kristen Wiig, is in theaters now.
Fergie, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Heidi Klum all get an F on this week's Fashion Offenders.Watch Video »
Diva Double Date
Beyonce and Alicia Keys double date with their famous hubbies on today's Celebs Gone Social.Watch Video »
Where Are They?
See what the cast of "American Beauty" is up to today.Watch Video »
J.Lo's Mini Me
Jennifer Lopez shares an adorable photo of her look-alike daughter, plus more celebritots on social media on today's Celebs Gone Social.Watch Video »
Prince Harry, Jessica Alba and more stars who threw out the first pitch at baseball games.Watch Video »
Sofia Vergara poses in a revealing neon bikini while her "Modern Family" castmates hit the beach in Australia on Celebs Gone Social.Watch Video »
Like us on Facebook?
UP NEXTGuess the Ring
From Crowd Ignite