Charlize Theron on Son Jackson: “He’s the Coolest Kid Ever!”


Like any new mom, Charlize Theron can't help but brag about her baby boy.

In the May issue of Vogue UK, the single 36-year-old Oscar winner opens up about her newly adopted son Jackson, 4 months. "He's incredible — the greatest gift. He is the coolest kid ever," she gushes. "I've always been very honest in saying I wanted a family. I've always known I wanted a family. I don't think my mom could wait anymore!"

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Theron hopes the relationship she creates with her son mirrors the one she has with her mom Gerda.

"[I hope] to be like my mom. Fair, tough, loving and supportive. My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything," she tells Vogue UK. "Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence."

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The busy actress, who next appears in Snow White and the Huntsman and Prometheus, is planning to "be a full-time mom," a source recently told Us Weekly. "Jackson will go wherever she goes."

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Though she hasn't been in a serious relationship since ending her nine-year partnership with Stuart Townsend in 2010, Theron "is glad to be able to do it on her own now," another insider said. "She is so happy to be a mom!"

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