Penelope Cruz is a Spanish actress who admitted to feeling “part of a minority” two years ago when she wanted to shield her children from social media. Cruz’s kids are now 10 and 12. She reiterates this position and says that “her kids don’t have phones yet.”
Elle Magazine, February 2024, quoted her saying: “It’s so easy to manipulate your brain when it is still developing.” “And who pays the price? Our generation is not the one who pays the price.” “We may have learned to use BlackBerrys at 25. But it’s cruel to test this on children and teens. ”
Cruz, Javier Bardem, and their children Luna, 10, and Leo, 12, share the same father.
In 2021, the Oscar-winning actress said that she was very strict about technology. My children and I watch movies or cartoons at times. It’s something that has brought me joy ever since I was a child. ”
She added, “I have a strange relationship with social media.” “I use social media very sparingly, very carefully. There is something wrong and it’s affecting younger generations.”
Cruz has a fierce protective nature towards her children, refusing to divulge what they like. They can decide if they want to pursue a career in the public eye or not. Cruz told the outlet they could discuss it when they were ready.
The 39-year-old actress loves motherhood and knows its importance.
She gave birth to her first child at 36, and then her second one at 39.
Cruz tends to be cast in maternal roles. In the upcoming biopic, “Ferrari”, she plays Laura Ferrari as a grieving mother.
I’ve played mothers ever since I was very young.
She says that Pedro Almodovar, the director of many of her films saw her nurturing nature even before she had children to raise.
She said, “Pedro always saw me as his mom.” “We have known each other since I was 17. He watched as I spoke to strangers about their children. “