Naomi Watts Talks Dreams For Her Sons, Her Late Start In Motherhood, and Her Relationship With Heath Ledger

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Naomi Watts opens up about her relationship with Heath Ledger.


Naomi Watts graces the cover of More magazine’s October issue. Inside the pages, the 43-year-old actress opens up about her dreams for her sons, her late start to motherhood, and her relationship with the late Heath Ledger.

Watts has big goals as a mother. She says, “I want them to feel connected to me and me to them. Always. I want them, above all, to feel sure of who they are. That they are safe in the world and confident and happy people. And of course, connected – to their parents, their friends, their family, the world and themselves. This is the most important goal/dream in my life. Everything else is gravy.”

As far as having children at 40-year-old with actor Liev Schreiber, she says, she says, “I think I’m a better parent. I had a lot I wanted to do when I was younger, and perhaps I wouldn’t have been as focused; I got a lot out of the way in terms of my own dreams.”

Watts dated Ledger for over a year back in 2003 and has wonderful memories of the late actor. “We had a beautiful relationship, only a couple of years, but he was a man who was completely full of joy, and there was a lot of laughing and affection. He was really a very special soul and made a great impact on my life. And a great actor, but I know there was so much more to come. And it’s such a tragedy for his little daughter [Matilda].”

Take a look below at photos of Matilda through the past few years.

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    31202, NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Saturday May 23 2009. Michelle Williams and her daughter Matilda don their sun dresses and head to the park to enjoy the good weather. Photograph: © Edward Opinaldo,**FEE MUST BE AGREED PRIOR TO USAGE***UK OFFICE:+44 131 557 7760/7761 US OFFICE:1 310 261 9676
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[Photos via Pacific Coast News.]

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