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Claire Danes

Stay-at-home moms didn’t love it when Claire Danes basically said she wouldn’t want their jobs. (And omg!’s story got plenty of comments from readers insisting that Danes must just want the nanny to raise her 2-month-old son Cyrus.) But can’t the 33-year-old actress still be a good mom if she’s working? We say yes! "I’ve always wanted to have kids, but I’m glad I didn’t until now. When I was thinking about [working and being a mother] originally, I was really nervous about it," the "Homeland" star said in Elle‘s February issue. "I think I would make a lousy stay-at-home mom. It just wouldn’t suit me. I feel so fortunate in that I’ve had this straight-arrow focus … that I wanted to act."

Celebs Who've Dared to Say There’s More to Life Than Their Kids

Celebrities love to gush over their children, insisting that parenthood is their greatest role they’ve ever gotten, best job they’ve ever had, and most amazing thing they’ve ever experienced. Once in a while, however, a star admits that being a mom or dad isn’t everything, that they wouldn’t want to be at home with the kids all day or that – gasp – there are times when it’s not fun.