Charlize Theron on how her kids have helped with her anxiety

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Charlize Theron has opened up about her two children, and how they have helped with her OCD. The Mad Max: Fury Road star is a single mum to six-year-old son Jackson and baby daughter August, and spoke about them while on The Ellen Show. "My kids are for more glitter," she joked. "There is way too much of it in the house... I have a little OCD thing and I'm like, 'Where is this glitter coming from?' and it's those princess dresses!"

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She added that the pair help her with her OCD, explaining: "I work on it… I've gotten a little bit better, my kids have definitely helped me be less anxious about a lot of that stuff and I've also, yes, there are certain rooms now where I go and I've given up on… They're allowed everywhere! Really, I am very lucky to live in our house and they are just very nice to have me there." Speaking directly to her two little ones, who were watching the interview, she said: "You guys are really good, you're very good and I appreciate it."


The actress opened up about her children

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The actress also opened up about being a single mum to the pair, telling Ellen DeGeneres: "I'm a single mum and I have an incredible village that helps me raise these two beautiful kids. It just takes a moment in the mornings when I have them alone they kind of work against each other sometimes. It's like one decides to freak out then BOTH decide to freak out. I don't know why they do that! You'd think they'd stand there and be considerate and be like, 'Well that one's freaking out I'm not going to freak out I'm going to be nice and chill out and let my mum deal with that', but they don't do that!"

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