Forget velvet-roped nightclubs in Hollywood -- the newest celeb hotspot for stars including Jennifer Garner and Brooke Burke-Charvet is the carpool lane. The Odd Life of Timothy Green actress, 40, and the Dancing With the Stars co-host, 41, are part of the same Malibu moms carpool, Burke-Charvet tells Us Weekly exclusively.
Asked which of her fellow famous moms she'd let babysit her four children -- son Shaya, 4, and daughters Neriah, 12, Sierra, 10, and Rain, 5 -- the television personality named just two women: Cindy Crawford, mom to Presley, 13, and Kaia, 11; and Garner, mom to Violet, 7, Seraphina, 4, and Samuel, 12 months. "[Jennifer] is very normal," Burke-Charvet told Us of the A-lister. "And she and I carpool together -- so I trust her! Moms I know, I trust. And that's about it!"
Garner, too, has mentioned the apparently star-studded carpool before. Last year, accepting the award for Female Star of the Year at CinemaCon, she joked: "[My mom] said, 'Can they take this back? Because every time I talk to you, you are breastfeeding, you are running carpool, you are on the library committee -- you are not acting!'"
She also said that husband Ben Affleck had taken a few turns behind the wheel. Addressing the Argo director in her speech, she thanked him for "taking over drop-offs and pick-ups and bedtime so I could make it."
Burke-Charvet (married to Baywatch alum David Charvet) has had to get a few of her own shifts covered recently, too. In December, she underwent surgery for thyroid cancer and was confined to bed for a few weeks. "I had to give up my carpool and driving duties, which is huge," she tells Us. "Everybody took over."
"I didn't have to cook for a while, I didn't have to clean – it was different but it was necessary for a while for me to just sit around and watch movies and read books and relax a little bit," she explains. "I don't get to do that too often!"
Fortunately, the Modern Mom blogger is cancer-free now. "I'm actually doing great," she tells Us. "I'm back to normal, I'm working out, exercising...Honestly the worst part is over and I'm healing beautifully. Life is good."
This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Jennifer Garner, Brooke Burke-Charvet Carpool Their Kids Together!
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