Lucy Liu recently discussed her decision to become a single parent in her 40s.
In a new interview The Cut, Liu, who has a seven-year-old son, said: “I didn’t have a plan. I just thought, ‘I want to change the story a bit.'”
The Shazam! Wrath of the Gods the actress continued: “I didn’t think too much about it. I didn’t do much research; I just pulled the trigger.”
“I can easily talk myself out of things,” the 54-year-old said
The actress explained: “If I think about it too much, I don’t do it. It’s better for me to feel something and go for it. A lot of people read parenting books.”
“I didn’t do any of that. I said, “When the kid is here, I understand,” Liu said.
Elsewhere in the interview, Liu also discussed raising her son in New York.
“I definitely want to raise a child in New York. “People say, ‘It’s not convenient, you don’t even have a car,’ but that’s how they see everything,” said the actress.
Liu said, “You show them what’s safe and what’s dangerous, and they learn that through experience.”
“When you’re in the car all the time, it’s hard to make up your mind. They will smell the odors,” he added.