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Is Penelope Cruz Quitting Hollywood For Her Baby Son?

Wed, June 1, 2011 11:19am EDT by Add first Comment

The Oscar winner has hinted she’s ready to walk away from her successful acting career so she can be a dedicated mom to baby Leonardo!

Penelope Cruz has to be the most loved-up new mother in showbiz. She can’t stop gushing about her love for little Leo, who was born back in January. But is becoming a full-time mom the right move?

“After years of being a workaholic and always being tired, I’ve changed rhythm and found a more happy equilibrium,” Penelope, 37 tells UK magazine Closer.

And the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star finds work suddenly far less important now she’s a mom to Leo — whose dad is Javier Bardem, 42. She adds, “I don’t feel guilty when I don’t work now. Before, when I went home to Spain from America, I’d forgotten how to holiday properly – how to lie on the beach and relax. I’d go lock myself in the bathroom with my Blackberry and check for work emails.”

Wow — Penelope sounds serious. Does that mean no more ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies and no more Oscars appearances?

It must be tough juggling a new baby and a busy jet-setting movie career — but is quitting the answer?

What would YOU do in Penelope’s place?

— Ian Garland


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