Charlize Theron has become a mom via adoption. The Oscar-winning actress has adopted a baby boy named Jackson. Announcement of the adoption was made Wednesday by a spokesperson. No further details were given. However, UsMagazine.com is reporting the child is African-American.
The Monster star has publicly expressed her desire to have a child without being married in a 2008 interview.
Aside from Theron adopting, the biggest breakthrough of her bundle of joy is the fact that adoption as a single parent may not have been possible even as recently as the 1970s, when such adoptions were illegal in some states.
But that's changed and now single-parent adoptions are allowed in every U.S. state, according to the University of Oregon's Adoption History Project.
Congrats to the lucky family!
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