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Jen Aniston: I Haven’t “Failed" By Not Having Kids

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Jennifer Aniston
has been the subject of more false pregnancy rumors than just about any star in Hollywood.

But in a new interview with Carson Daly for the “TODAY Show,” Jen has laid down the gauntlet while mentioning a chat she had with Gloria Steinem.

“It is always such an issue of, ‘Are you married yet? Do you have your babies yet?’ And it’s just constant… I don't have this sort of checklist of things that have to be done, and if they're not checked, then I've failed some part of my feminism or my being a woman or my worth and my value as a woman because I haven’t birthed a child."

The spotlight has been harsh on the star, particularly in comparison to her ex, Brad Pitt, who has established a large family with his partner, Angelina Jolie.

But Jen says she feels she’s “birthed a lot things” and “mothered many things,” and she chooses not to give into that pressure.

The actress has done so much in her post-“Friends” career, becoming a successful producer and even a director with Lifetime’s “Five.”

As for the marriage part of her comments, Jennifer is engaged to “The Leftovers” star Justin Theroux.

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