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Charlize Theron Adopts: 12 Other Celebrities Who Adopted as Single Moms

By Sunny Chanel |

New Mom Charlize Theron

The is no question about it, being a single mother is hard. But being in a relationship – be it if you are married or living with someone – doesn’t make you a better mom. And the conventional family of a mom + dad = children doesn’t work for everyone. Sometimes the urge towards motherhood is so strong, that one doesn’t have the patience to find a mate or even feel the need to have a partner in parenthood.  What do many women do – especially in Hollywood – to start or add to their families? They adopt and adopt as single moms.

Oscar winner Charlize Theron just joined this group of women raising kids on their own (with the help of family, friends, and nannies of course). And she is in some very, very good company. Check out these other 12 famous moms who opted to adopt.nggallery id=’117636′

12 Celebrities Who Adopted as Single Moms: Charlize Theron Joins Their Ranks

Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock began her adoption process when she was still married to Jesse James. They brought Louis home in January and the couple officially broke up in March. Sandra finished off the adoption process as a single mother. Jesse James said to People of the split and the adoption, "The decision to let my wife end our marriage, and continue the adoption of Louis on her own, has been the hardest. The love I have for Louis cannot be put to words. Not having him around to love and to hold has left a huge hole in my heart."



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0 thoughts on “Charlize Theron Adopts: 12 Other Celebrities Who Adopted as Single Moms

  1. alana says:

    Wonderful! Good luck to her and her new son.

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