Living the dream! After a long time collectively, Julia Roberts and Danny Moder’s love has solely gotten stronger.
“When I’m not working, [being a homemaker] is my full-time job,” the Runaway Bride star, 54, gushed throughout a Sunday, October 9, interview on CBS Sunday Mornings. “It isn’t rainbows and kittens every day, but it does bring me a lot of joy.”
She added: “It’s just never consumed me, being an actor. It is my dream come true, but it is not my only dream come true. The life that I have built with my husband [and] the life that we’ve built with our children, that’s the best stuff. To come home at the end of the day, triumphantly, to them.”
Roberts and Moder, 53, have been collectively for greater than 20 years, tying the knot in July 2002, however all the time be in contact regardless of the gap when she’s engaged on set.
“[Writing handwritten notes is] something Danny and I have always done,” she instructed CBS anchor Jane Pauley on Sunday. “The first letter he ever wrote me, which was seven pages long, I still have it tucked away. One day I’ll show it to [my daughter] Hazel and say, ‘That’s what you’re looking for.’”
The Ticket to Paradise star and the cinematographer finally expanded their brood, welcoming twins Hazel and Phinnaeus and youthful son Henry in 2004 and 2007, respectively.
“I always think that they all look like me, and then Danny comes home from work, and I go, ‘Oh, you, that’s who they look like,’” Roberts quipped in the course of the CBS interview, calling Henry, 15, her go-to “breakfast buddy” and Hazel, 17, a “one-of-a-kind” lady.
“My daughter was digging through the closet looking for possible prom dresses last spring, was, like, ‘What’s this dress?’” Roberts recalled, referring to the black Valentino robe that she wore to the 2001 Academy Awards when she received Best Actress. “I said, ‘Well, try it on.’ It was too big for her, but she looked so lovely.”
While Hazel was too small to put on her mother’s famed robe on the time, she later made her crimson carpet debut alongside her dad on the Cannes Film Festival premiere of Flag Day.
“We were Facetiming actually right before they went out. And she was lying on the bed, and I said, ‘What time is it? What are you guys doing?’ She goes, ‘Oh, Dad’s, you know, just putting his tie on. We’re getting ready to go.’ And I said, ‘Oh, are you ready?’ ‘Yeah.’ Like, she didn’t really look ready to me, you know, ponytail?” Roberts reminisced of final yr’s occasion. “And I was, like, ‘Hmm, little eyeliner?’ She was, like, ‘I didn’t bring eyeliner, Mom, what are you talkin’ about?’ It’s, like, ‘Okay, yeah.’ I mean, what eyeliner? I mean, who needs eyeliner? Just Cannes! I mean, it’s just sweet, just the innocence. She’s just with her dad. It’s not about anything else.”
The Erin Brockovich actress not solely is fiercely protecting of her kids, but in addition of her relationship.
“They’re proud to have stayed married so long and to still be best friends,” a supply completely instructed Us Weekly in November 2019. “Julia and Danny support each other and want the best. They have a deep love that keeps growing.”
Roberts even subtly featured a sartorial tribute to her brood throughout final month’s London premiere of Ticket to Paradise. Her black robe included gildings denoting her marriage ceremony yr and youngsters’s birthdates on the prepare. A stitched coronary heart additionally enclosed Hazel, Phinnaeus and Henry’s initials.