Kyra Sedgwick On Life As A Working Mom

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Kyra Sedgwick On Life As A Working Mom
"The Closer" star talks about being a bi-coastal wife and mother.

"But everyone in America has trouble balancing, you know? You not only have to be successful, you have to be a good mother. You have to be a good sister. You have to be a good friend. And if you're a man, you have to be strong but you have to be vulnerable. You have to be able to bring home the money, and you don't want to take money from your wife. But what if it doesn't work out that way? It's such a balancing act for everybody. Many people have to work two jobs so they're never home with their kids at all. So when I'm not working, I'm home with them all the time."

That doesn't mean Sedgwick turns down juicy roles that come her way. She'll add to film credits like "Born on the Fourth of July," "Phenomenon," and "Something to Talk About" this fall when she appears opposite Gerard Butler in the futuristic thriller "Game." She'll also receive her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year.

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