Claire Danes Worried She'd Never "Want to Work Again" After Cyrus' Birth
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Before her son Cyrus' birth on December 2012, Claire Danes had no idea how difficult -- and rewarding -- being a working mother would be. Speaking to Us Weekly at The CW, CBS and Showtime's Summer TCA Party in L.A. on Monday, July 30, the Homeland actress said she's still "figuring out" how to balance her career with motherhood.
"I was in my cozy mommy bubble. I was anxious about returning to work. I had all sorts of exaggerated fears, I think the biggest one being, 'Oh god, will I ever want to work again?' And in fact, I do, and it's been great," said the star, who's been married to actor Hugh Dancy since 2009. "But the material is very, very dark and it's so nice to come home and be jarred out of that state by this buoyant butterball."
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Danes, 34, often brings her 7-month-old son to set. "Lesli Linka, our director, will hold him and direct," she explained. "She's literally bobbing him and saying, 'Action!' It's very cool.
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