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Charlize Theron opens up about her life as a single mum

The Huntsman star has also revealed the special sibling relationship between her two adoptive children.

Charlize Theron has opened up about the special sibling relationship between her two adoptive children.

The actress was at the premiere of her new film The Huntsman: Winter’s War when she told reporters about the affectionate relationship her four-year-old son Jackson has formed with her baby daughter August.

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Of the bond the 40-year-old actress said it’s “a love that is unbelievable to watch”.

Theron, who herself was an only child, told EXTRA that when she sees her kids together it feels like “I’m watching something so sacred and beautiful”.

She adds, “He walks into a room and he doesn’t even look at her and she just lights up. I’m in front of her going crazy trying to get a reaction… It’s so beautiful”.

But Charlize, who adopted baby August in July last year, said she can’t see herself adding to her brood because her “hands are really full right now”.

“I think I’m good for now,” said Charlize. “My son (Jackson) is like, ‘Let’s get a cat,’ and I’m like, ‘No! No! No more things that need to be fed! We’re slowing down.”

But being a single mum hasn’t slowed down the actress’ career.

On Sunday night South African-born Charlize nabbed the award for best female performance for her role as Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road — and she used her speech to thank her children and accept the award “on behalf of my own Furiosa, my daughter”.

“There’s not one moment where I don’t realize how unbelievably lucky I have it,” Theron said. “They’re little gems, they really are. They’re amazing.”

Adding: “There was no way I couldn’t thank my son because it was a tough movie for me to make. And he was in the trailer every single day”.

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