While there is often a lot of pressure on women especially to have children, not all celebrities want to split time between their busy careers and raising a family. There are many stars who have made the conscious decision against having kids, stick by it, and don’t care who knows it. Here are some of those “childless by choice” celebs.
1. Portia de Rossi
Portia de Rossi is beautiful, talented and married to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. With her memorable role as “Lindsay Bluth Fünke” in Arrested Development where she portrays a less than attentive mother, it could be that the actress was already telling the world that she had no intention of having children. Most recently known for her role in Scandal, de Rossi has said that she and her wife would have to really want kids to go ahead with it and thus far, they’re quite happy with their relationship just the way it is. The couple has said they love spending time with their nieces but are always happy to leave. Parenthood just isn’t for everyone.
2. Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren is the picture of classic elegance, and whether it’s as a retired wetwork agent in RED or a restaurateur in The Hundred-Foot Journey, no one can deny this actress’ amazing talents. Despite all her accolades, Mother-of-the-Year won’t ever be on her awards’ shelf, as the British actress says she has “no maternal instinct whatsoever.” She never planned to have kids and is quite secure in her choice not to have taken that step. In fact, Mirren has said she’s “disgusted” by childbirth. Married to director Taylor Hackford since 1986, it was watching a child education video back in school that put Mirren off childbirth for life.
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