Jennifer Lawrence says motherhood is getting less appealing as she gets older

'When I was 21 I couldn't wait to be a mother. Now I'm like...'

Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde

Jennifer Lawrence has been busy promoting her latest movie, mother! after starring in a string of successful Hollywood franchises like X-Men and The Hunger Games. The 27-year-old actress plays the lead in Darren Aronofsky’s latest horror film, which tells the story of a young woman whose quiet and secluded life gets turned upsidedown by the arrival of a mysterious couple.

In an interview with E!, Jennifer was asked if she had any plans to start her own family soon – but she quickly shut it down.

‘Not at all,’ she stated. ‘It’s actually getting less and less [appealing] as I get older, which is starting to worry me. I don’t think that’s how it’s supposed to work!

‘When I was 21 or 22 I was like, “I can’t wait to be a mother. Now I’m like…[shocked face].”‘

Jennifer is reportedly dating the director of her latest movie, and spoke about Aronofsky in the same interview.

‘When I first read the script I thought it’s too dark. I didn’t even want the script in my house and then I realised that’s why he’s a genius. That’s why I have always wanted to work with him. He’s unafraid. He’s bold and I do agree with the message,’ she gushed.

Jennifer recently revealed that that she will be taking a break from acting after a very full-on few years (well, she’s going to try).

She told the Today show: ‘I’m taking a break. I don’t have anything set for two years.

‘I don’t know what I’m going to do. I don’t know, start making pots? I think I’m just taking a little break,’ she said, before joking, ‘…I’ll see you in six months.’

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