With events in the news recently, questions about celebrities' privacy—and that of their children, especially—have been on the conscientious observer's mind. But what is actually like in front of the lens? Here, 13 celebrities on life in the public eye, in their own words.More
The rest of her 2013 Golden Globes speech might've been, uh, opaque, but this bit rings loud and clear. "But seriously, if you had been a public figure from the time that you were a toddler, if you'd had to fight for a life that felt real and honest and normal against all odds, then maybe you too might value privacy above all else. Privacy. Some day, in the future, people will look back and remember how beautiful it once was. I have given everything up there from the time that I was 3 years old. That's reality-show enough, don't you think?"
Berry has said she considers passing a bill protecting the privacy of the children of public figures one of her proudest accomplishments. "These are little innocent children who didn't ask to be celebrities," she said in 2013, while testifying that photographers had taunted her daughter Nahla. "They didn't ask to be thrown into this game, and they don't have the wherewithal to process what's happening. We don't have a law in place to protect them from this."