Jennifer Lawrence, the dazzling actress who has captured our hearts on the big screen, was keeping a little secret from us. Well, not so secret anymore! Last year, J-Law and her hubby, Cooke Maroney, welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Cy. After some serious privacy, she finally spilled the beans about her life as a mama.
In a heartfelt and open interview with American Vogue, Lawrence dished about her adorable little man and her journey through motherhood. So, hold onto your hats, folks, because we’ve got the lowdown on Cy, Jennifer’s thoughts on becoming a mom, and how her life has changed since his arrival. Let’s dive in!
Meet Baby Cy
Have you been wondering about Cy’s unique name? The mystery is finally solved! Jennifer revealed that their baby boy is named after postwar American painter Cy Twombly, who happens to be one of Maroney’s favorite artists. Talk about an artsy name with a cool backstory!
Mom Life: The J-Law Edition
Motherhood can be scary, and Jennifer isn’t shy to admit her fears. She’s grateful for her girlfriends who were honest about their own experiences, preparing her to be forgiving of herself during this journey.
Here is what Jennifer Lawrence said about being a mother:
“If I say it was amazing from the start, some people will think, ‘It wasn’t amazing for me at first, and feel bad.’ Fortunately, I have so many girlfriends who were honest. Who were like, ‘It’s scary. You might not connect right away. You might not fall in love right away.’ So I felt so prepared to be forgiving. I remember walking with one of my best friends at, like, nine months, and being like, ‘Everyone keeps saying that I will love my baby more than my cat. But that’s not true. Maybe I’ll love him as much as my cat?’“
So, it seems Jennifer was afraid she might not connect with Cy right away, and she didn’t really think she would love her baby boy more than her cat. Her candidness about the ups and downs of motherhood is refreshingly relatable, don’t you think?
A Whole New World
Jennifer confessed that the morning after giving birth, she felt like her whole life had started over. She’s completely smitten with baby Cy, and this love extends to all babies, making her go ‘awwww’ whenever she hears one cry. We can’t help but join in the collective ‘awwww’ for this adorable mama-baby duo!
Lights, Camera, Diapers
J-Law is no stranger to juggling work and family life. The same year Cy was born, she starred in Lila Neugebauer’s independent drama ‘Causeway,’ playing a soldier suffering from a brain injury. Not only did she act in the film, but she also produced it under her company, Excellent Cadaver. Up next, Lawrence will star in and produce the comedy film ‘No Hard Feelings,’ directed by Gene Stupnitsky.
And there you have it! Jennifer Lawrence’s life has taken a beautiful and exciting turn as she embraces motherhood with her precious baby boy, Cy. As she navigates this new adventure, we can’t help but watch with love and admiration. Although Jennifer and Cooke have kept many details private, it’s obvious they’re head over heels for their little one. So, here’s to the ever-amazing J-Law, and cheers to this incredible new chapter!