Felicity Jones says having a child in lockdown was “intense”.
The ‘Principle of All the things’ star admits the coronavirus pandemic made having her first youngster – who she shares with husband Charles Guard – much more tough than she thought it will be.
Talking on The Graham Norton Present, which airs on BBC One on Friday night (09.04.21), she mentioned: “I made banana bread 3 times and burnt it every time. I had a child within the first one. It appears ages in the past now within the actually scary lockdown once we have been all suggested to clean our groceries and we didn’t know what was going to occur. It was fairly intense, however having youngsters is intense anyway. The pandemic simply added a bit of additional.”
In the meantime, the 37-year-old actress admitted she discovered it “fairly scary” having a child throughout a pandemic.
She mentioned: “To have a child in an apocalyptic second is fairly scary.”
And Felicity admitted she discovered it “so unusual” to be performing one thing after which it quickly was actuality as she was pregnant in her latest movie ‘The Midnight Sky’, directed by George Clooney.
She added: “Quickly after, we went into lockdown. It was so unusual to be performing one thing after which, inside weeks, going by it in actuality. I bear in mind considering, I a lot favor pretending …
“I believe I may need informed George Clooney that I used to be pregnant earlier than I informed a few of my family and friends. However George was very decided to maintain me within the movie, and the extra we explored it, the extra it felt proper to incorporate the being pregnant as a part of the story. It was very nice that I might play what was occurring to me personally in addition to taking part in the character. George was very trendy in his method and really fairly revolutionary in not wanting to cover it. Ultimately it was a a lot cooler means of navigating the story.”