Returning to TV in a recurring role in the ABC cop drama Life on Mars wasn’t easy, actress Lisa Bonet revealed in a recent interview.
“To have my face reinstated in minds and homes once a week was an intense decision,” says the star, who achieved fame early in life on the hit Cosby Show.
One of the downsides of returning to the public’s eye? The paparazzi’s interest in her family.
“It feels like you’re being stalked,” she says. “As a shy person, that type of attention coming at me violates something. I don’t like that it’s expected to come with the territory.”
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Lisa also went on to debunk a rather odd rumor – that she has another child, a son.
“I don’t have three children already,” she says. “I always hear that I do … Apparently, there’s some young child locked in a basement,” she quips. “I don’t dwell on that stuff, but that comes to mind.”
In fact, Lisa is mom to daughters Zoe, 19, with Lenny Kravitz, and Lola, 16 months, and is expecting her second child this January. Her boyfriend is Jason Momoa, of Stargate Atlantis fame, and Lisa says that having him helped her make her feel better about her decision to return to acting after spending so long out of the spotlight.
“Having a mate has given me that feeling of safety,” she adds.
For Lisa, who describes herself as “a hands-on mom,” motherhood her first priority,
“A parent’s hope is to pass on wisdom so they don’t repeat the same mistakes you did,” she says. “You want a better life for them.”
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