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Cameron Diaz explains her Hollywood exit: Says ‘I’m not looking to make a movie’ ever again

Cameron Diaz explains her Hollywood exit: Says ‘I’m not looking to make a movie’ ever again

Cameron Diaz recently opened up about why she left Hollywood and why she has no plans of returning to the entertainment industry.

Hollywood veteran Cameron Diaz recently opened up about why she has no plans of returning to Hollywood and acting. The actress, whose last movie was 2014′s Annie, revealed that she’s much happier focusing on her personal life and her family.  For the unversed, the 48-year-old has been engrossed with her personal life since Benji Madden in January 2015, the couple also welcomed their daughter Raddix into the world in December 2019. On the professional front, Cameron is developing her successful organic wine brand Avaline.

Diaz spoke with SiriusXM’s Bruce Bozzi during the segment Quarantined with Bruce on Feb. 18 and revealed what’s stopping her from getting back into Hollywood.

She first answered his question on whether she has plans to make a comeback, saying, “I’m never going to say never about anything in life. I’m just not that person. So will I ever make a movie again? I’m not looking to. But will I? I don’t know. I have no idea.”

Diaz explained what factored into her decision: “I couldn’t imagine, being a mom now, where I’m at as a mother with my child at her first year, to have to be on a movie set that takes 14 hours, 16 hours of my day away from my child. I just couldn’t.”

ameron said: “Avaline is the only sort of day-to-day work that I’m doing other than, you know, being a wife and a mother, which has been the most… fulfilling. That’s what it is. It really has been the most fulfilling part of my life so far. I just like so important. Like it’s, I just feel like it’s, it’s everything that, you know, I probably somehow waited for this so that I could do all that other stuff. So I didn’t have any distractions, you know what I mean?” 

The Holiday star and partner Benji Madden quietly welcomed a baby girl, Raddix Madden, more than a year ago. They announced her birth in January 2020.

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