Cameron Diaz Gets Candid With Rachel Ray About Why She Wasn’t Sure She Could Act In Movies And Be A Mom At First

Cameron Diaz as Miss Hannigan in 2014's Annie

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Cameron Diaz didn’t understand if she had what it took to be in movies any longer. The starlet has actually not shown up in a movie because 2014, however she is returning to the big screen with her pal Jamie Foxx in the upcoming action-comedy Back in Action. With recording around the bend, Diaz took a seat to talk with Rachel Ray concerning her return, and also why she wasn’t certain if she might act and also be a mother at the very same time. 

Since repeating, Diaz satisfied and also wed her hubby Benji Madden and also they have a young child, called Raddix Madden. Apparently, it wasn’t her idea to “unretire” it was her hubby’s. While chatting with Ray, Diaz discussed that she wasn’t certain if she might stabilize being a mom and also a starlet, clarifying: 

I put in the time, I satisfied my hubby, we obtained wed, developed our household, developed our houses—all those points that take a great deal of emphasis. That’s still my top priority. I wasn’t particular at the time whether I might do both, [but] it simply ended up that at this moment in time, it’s an actually wonderful point for my household.


She proceeded stating Madden has actually striven to develop his business and also currently intends to sustain her similarly she sustained him. So, her hubby and also child will certainly be featuring her to movie the flick in the UK.

Back in Action will certainly note Diaz’s very first time acting because 2014 when she did Annie, which likewise starred Jamie Foxx. When this was introduced apparently Diaz was feeling a bit “rusty and nervous” concerning returning, nonetheless, she was likewise “excited” and also “ready to tackle this movie project.” 

While there are aspects of acting that The Holiday star has missed, she has actually likewise talked openly concerning why she decided to leave the industry 8 years earlier. Diaz discussed that she had actually functioned so hard for as long she hadn’t invested much time dealing with her individual life. The starlet truly did function continuously for a long period of time. In 2014 alone she starred in 3 films (Annie, The Other Woman and also Sex Tape), and also prior to that, she continually starred in 2 to 3 films each year. 

Along with beginning a family members, Diaz likewise began her successful wine company Avaline in 2020. So, while she’s been relinquished acting, she has 100% remained active, and also effective. 

Personally, I can’t wait to see the Something About Mary starlet back on the cinema, particularly back in a funny, since I assume she’s funny. While Diaz might be a little bit worried to go back to a collection, I assume we followers are all thrilled to see her back at work (word play here meant.) 

Back in Action is readied to start manufacturing later on this year, which Foxx introduced on his Twitter. So, remain tuned to the 2023 movie schedule for updates on Diaz’s large go back to the cinema in the upcoming Netflix flick. 

Riley Utley


Riley UtleyWeekend Editor

Riley Utley is a Weekend Editor at CinemaBlend. She invested years operating in regional journalism throughout the nation blogging about art, information and also sporting activities. One of her preferred movies is When Harry Met Sally and also she walks frequently pricing estimate Ted Lasso. 



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