"It just is what it is," the 35-year-old told Savannah Guthrie and Jenna Bush Hager after one of her boys was spotted crawling across the floor behind her. "I’m in the house that we’re staying in for right now, this is the living room area. And they all fell asleep on the couch last night watching a movie and just woke up."
Fox shares her three sons — Noah, 8; Bodhi, 7; and Journey, 4 — with ex-husband Brian Austin Green, from whom she filed for divorce fin November 2020 after a 10-year marriage. Now, she makes up one half of Hollywood's most sought-after couples with singer Machine Gun Kelly.
"It’s not preferable that everything you do is a news headline or that people know sort of every time you leave your house, but so far so good," she said of the attention paid to her relationship. "Life is just a series of moments so I’m just really trying to enjoy this moment, live in it and be happy with it. I’m very grateful."
Although there's so little that seems relatable about Fox's life, her experience as a mother certainly is.
"I’m sure a lot of moms feel this way, where you could just every once in a while for a day put them all back at that 2-, 3-year-old period because it’s hard to watch them grow up so quickly. That is something I actually really struggle with that a lot," she admitted. "I cry about it all the time because they grow up so fast and you know, my phone will send me pictures of them when they were younger. It’s hard to look at, it’s painful to love something so much."
And while she joked that the boys "don't listen to me at all," she expressed her ongoing effort to be "present" in their lives — even if that means having them interrupt a live interview. "We just have to make it work," she said.
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