Jessica Alba admits needs a break from her family amid the pandemic

Jessica Alba admits she needs a break from her family amid the coronavirus pandemic: ‘I’ve had it, I’ve had enough’

Jessica Alba sat down with Drew Barrymore to talk about parenting during the pandemic.

Talking about the pressures of family life, the 39-year-old got candid as she revealed she wants a break from her husband Cash Warren and three children Honor, 12, Haven, nine, and Hayes, two.

Appearing via video on The Drew Barrymore Show, Jessica said: ‘Real talk. I told everyone in the family that I need a break from them. 

Real talk: Jessica Alba said she needs a break from her family after prolonged time at home amid the coronavirus pandemic

‘So Kelly and I are actually doing to go away for a week and I don’t really know what we are getting ourselves into I just know that I can’t be around my family anymore.

‘I’ve had it, I’ve had enough. And they all come down on me. Every time they ask me, “Mom can I download this app? Mom can I get on the Facetime? Mom I’m hungry. Is this outfit okay? Can you help me.”

The Honest Company founder added that she’ll try and get Cash to help with the kids’ demands but he’ll often disappear to his man cave. 

‘Then I just start nagging and I’m just nagging and I’m that person and then they are like, “Mom, your tone you’re so mean.” And then Cash is like, “I guess I’m just going to go back into my man room,” And I’m like, “What else is new?” Just disappearing for me to deal with everything.’ 

‘I’ve had it, I’ve had enough. And they all come down on me. Every time they ask me, “Mom can I download this app? Mom can I get on the Facetime? Mom I’m hungry. Is this outfit okay? Can you help me.” Jessica explained

Family life: Jessica is mom to three children Honor, 12, Haven, nine, and Hayes, two with husband Cash Warren

Parenting talk: Jessica got real on The Drew Barrymore Show on Monday

The Sin City star then described the bedtime struggle she has with her kids. 

‘Now imagine, you have my 9-year-old she doesn’t want to go to bed, it’s a fight every night. I’m like, “What? Like you know you need to go to bed kid. This isn’t a thing, we shouldn’t talk about this.” 

‘Then she goes, “Well you make dinner so late every time you make dinner.” Here’s the thing, “I’m going to make dinner late. You’re going to eat late. Then you’re going to get your butt to bed right after that and that’s just the way it’s going to be. I don’t know what to say, I’m not perfect. You’re going to eat dinner late.”‘

The Good Luck Chuck star married Cash, a film producer, in 2008 and the couple live in Los Angeles with their three children.

‘Now imagine, you have my 9-year-old she doesn’t want to go to bed, it’s a fight every night’, The Sin City star described the bedtime struggle she has with her kids

‘I’m like, “What else is new?”: The Honest Company founder added that she’ll try and get Cash to help with the kids’ demands but he’ll often disappear to his man cave

The 39-year-old is pictured with Honor, 12, Haven, nine, and Hayes, two in a snap from 2018

During the casual chat, Drew and Jessica reminisced about their time filming Never Been Kissed in 1999.

‘It’s been almost 22 years. I think it has been 22 years since Never Been Kissed.’ Drew, 45, said. 

‘Yeah, isn’t that a trip? I had my 17th birthday on the set.’ Jessica added, before gushing about the TV host, ‘It felt like camp but you also really took so many people under your wing and guided them. 

‘A lot of us were just starting out and you set the stage I would say for us and gave us a platform to be successful, so thank you.’

‘It felt like camp’: The duo reminisced about working on 1999 movie Never Been Kissed

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