Kate Hudson isn’t going to be sharing juicy details about anyone she’s dating anytime soon.
“People ask that question as if, ‘Oh yeah, it’s really healthy to publicly talk about who I am or am not dating when I’ve got a tween.’
“[Ryder] can read, and he can hear,” continues Hudson, 37. “I’m not going to indulge in that kind of thing until there’s someone in my life who I am introducing to my kids.”
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“I don’t try to sugarcoat things. I’ll say, ‘I’m doing the best I can,’ ” she admits. “I like cooking, I like presenting. I like it to be an experience and [my kids] help me with it, but if they want something after that, I’ll be like, ‘Look, I’m placing a meal out for you like a king.
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” ‘I can’t do everything,’ ” she adds. ” ‘I’m going to have to be the OK mom.’ ”
“There’s so much focus on her likability. I want to elect a president to get the job done,” she says. “As a woman, and as a working mom trying to get things done, you find yourself meeting adversity a lot, but you never talk about it because you don’t want to bring attention to it. You don’t want to go there.”
It sounds like Bingham and Ryder are in luck as far as what their mom is passing on to them, as the Almost Famous star admits that her optimistic attitude about wellness is something that was instilled in her early on.
“It was always part of our life,” says Hudson, whose brother is fellow actor Oliver Hudson. “My mom [Goldie Hawn‘s] passion is about finding joy. Even in difficult moments, she has this joy of life. And I feel the same way.”
— Jen Juneau