In a recent interview with The Times' Amy Kaufman, the
"I think people like to say that I'm super picky because of how much I lo-oo-ve my kids," Roberts said. "But as an actor, I sort of pride myself on the fact that I've always been picky."
The Oscar-winning mom has slowed things down significantly since the height of her popularity in the 1990s, making about one movie a year now.
"There's a couple things at play. For one, I'm 46 years old, so falling out of chairs isn't as funny. I could break a hip," she added. "Certain scenarios that worked 10 years ago aren't as appealing, as applicable, as believable, as original — all those things."
Despite her focus on domesticity, the actress recently told
"When I met her," said her "Pretty Woman" director Garry Marshall, "she was worried about dating and how she looked and her career. And now she worries about being a mom. I think she's good at that part."
Still, when she does get those film parts, she brings that star power she's always had: The actress earned supporting actress nods from the
Read Roberts' full interview here.
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