New Details on Charlize Theron's Adopted Baby, Jackson

USMagazine, Thursday, March 15, 2012, 7:42am (PDT)
  • She's widely considered one of the most beautiful, glamorous women in the world, but Charlize Theron is totally down for diaper duty.

    On Wednesday, Us Weekly broke news that the single, Oscar-winning actress, 36, had adopted a baby boy named Jackson.

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    The "Young Adult" star was all smiles hours after that surprise announcement at Soho House in West Hollywood for The Hollywood Reporter's 25 Most Powerful Stylists Luncheon. Flawless as ever in a sexy black minidress, Theron was mum on the baby news.

    But a source close to Theron tells Us that Jackson is an African-American child whom the star adopted Stateside.

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    "This just came up again a few months ago [when] the baby became available," the insider tells Us.

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    Theron, who hasn't had a serious relationship since she and Stuart Townsend ended their nine-year partnership in early 2010, has "always, always wanted to be a mom," the insider says, adding that she has no qualms about being a single mom. "She is glad to be able to do it on her own now -- and is so happy to be a mom!"


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