Jennifer Aniston: 'Pressure to have a baby is unfair'

Published Wednesday, Aug 27 2014, 14:24 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Jennifer Aniston has said it's unfair to put pressure on women to become mothers.

The former Friends star is constantly at the centre of pregnancy rumours, alongside numerous stories about whether or not she'll ever marry her fiancé Justin Theroux.

Jennifer Aniston appearing on NBC's Today Show, 27 August 2014

© Today show, screengrab

And Jennifer's not spoken out to say that isn't fair on her or on other women who are also constantly quizzed about their family plans.

"It's always such an issue of, 'Are you married yet? Do you have your babies yet?' It's constant," she told the Today show.

"I don't know. I don't have this checklist of things that have to be done and if they're not checked I've failed some part of my feminism or being a woman or my value as a woman because I haven't birthed a child."

Jen added: "I've birthed a lot of things and I feel I've mothered many things. I don't think it's fair to put that pressure on people."

Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston at premiere of "The Leftovers" at NYU Skirball Center, New York, 23 June 2014

© WENN / Michael Carpenter

As for why people are so fascinated by her personal life, she said: "If you have an answer to that please let me know. I don't know!"

Jennifer - who is promoting new movie Life Of Crime - has been engaged to actor Justin Theroux since August 2012, but both have said they are in no rush to wed.

Last year, Jen said: "We're really happy and in love and feel like we're married. Eventually we'll get married when we find the time. I don't feel there is a rush."

Watch a trailer for Life Of Crime below:



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