The Romantics star Katie Holmes covers Marie Claire’s November 2011 issue, on newsstands Tuesday (October 25). The 32-year-old actress opens up about her daughter Suri, 5, and how she balances her career and family life.
On always bringing along a snack and a coloring book: “My daughter was with me the other day at a work event and it was a long day. I took out some paper and markers that I had in my bag, and someone said to me, ‘Oh, that is so cute,’ and I looked at her and thought, No, this is not cute. This is what all mothers have to do.”
On looking effortless as she balances work and family life: “Because you have to. As an actress who is also a mother, you don’t have the luxury of drama.”
On what’s up next: “I’m excited to begin a new phase: roles I might have been afraid to play before, places I want to travel to with my daughter. I’d like to build the design business. But not too fast.”
Continue reading the interview with Katie at Marie Claire…