During an interview with actress and businesswoman Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz revealed the reason she quit acting in 2014. Read more about it!
Paltrow interviewed Diaz for her "In goop Health: The Sessions" series on Wednesday, August 5th. There's Something About Mary actress said she found peace once she retired from the movie business. During the interview Cameron, a four time Golden Globe nominee, talked about how her mentality had changed as she grew older, and how her career impacted on her well-being and her relationships.
"I just decided that I wanted different things out of my life. I had gone so hard for so long, working, making films and it's such a grind," said Diaz. "I didn't really make any space for my personal life."
Cameron Diaz said she was never completely comfortable with the acting life. "Actors are infantilized. We're put in a position where everything is taken care of for us." So the former actress wanted to take control over her own life and become self-sufficient, prove herself that she could handle things as an adult.
Diaz got married in 2015 to American musician Benji Madden, the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the band Good Charlotte, and The Madden Brothers, both are formed with his twin brother Joel Madden. The couple welcomed their first child at the beginning of 2020, a girl named Raddix Madden.