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Penelope Cruz, doesn't let anything get her way. This Oscar winning actress and mum of two now adds lingerie designer to her growing list of achievements, as she has recently joined forces with her sister to create the first diffusion line, L'Argent, for Agent Provocateur, but as Cruz says, "I'm a very determined person!"
Not that Cruz would ever put lingerie or an acting job before her children. She explains in her exclusive interview with the magazine, "When you have children, your attention is put on the more important things. My priority is my family…That is the way I was raised." And, where she comes from is very important to Cruz. It defines all aspects of her life, even down to her lingerie designs, "Where I come from, the figure of the woman – the mother especially — is strong, powerful, respected…Her beauty is just one of her weapons.”
Before you start thinking she is almost too good to be true, Cruz reveals that exhaustion gets the better of her, too. "Hey, I love to sleep, so tonight I will go to bed at nine o'clock and be very happy." Sounds like a gal after our own hearts.
If we had to describe the contents of our bedroom during our teenage years, we'd have a list of strange-yet-wonderful items. These include a wealth of butterfly clips, a hefty supply of roll-on body glitter, and some unfortunate lip colors. Oh, and let's not forget a wall full of photos from Tiger Beat featuring our read
If the Met Gala is the Super Bowl of stylish charity benefits, the New Yorkers For Children Gala could be considered its pre-game. On Monday night, some of the most recognizable personalities in NYC converged at the Mandarin Oriental for a night of philanthropy just as we like it: with a side of dancing. And, with read