Uma Thurman: ‘I’ve Thought About Quitting Acting’

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Uma ThurmanUMA Thurman says motherhood has made her consider quitting Hollywood.

The actress — who raises daughter Maya Ray, 11, and son Levon Roan with ex-husband Ethan Hawke — admits it’s a struggle to balance her career with being a mom.

“I love and adore being a mother,” she said. “It’s the greatest gift I’ve ever been given.

“Having children flips the game from being about you to about what you can create in a home and what your responsibilities are.

“I’ve thought about quitting acting, but I love what I do so much — it’s the big conundrum of my life.

“So I’m fighting to keep my foot in the business, be creative and stimulated, and still take care of my children.”