Cameron Diaz Is ‘Happy’ With Benji Madden, Raddix Amid Acting Break


Loving the low-key life. Cameron Diaz “was already set on” stepping away from the highlight, however the transition has been seamless with the assistance of husband Benji Madden.

“He definitely supported and helped her with the prices,” a supply completely reveals within the new situation of Us Weekly, noting that the Good Charlotte performer, 43, “had her back” and “agreed” with the actress’ choice. “[It was] something that was clearly vital for Cameron’s soul.”

The Golden Globe nominee, 49, referred to herself as being “semi-retired” in March 2018 and has since been candid about her option to take a break from the Hollywood scene. “I just looked around and there were so many parts of my life that I wasn’t touching and that I wasn’t managing, and I couldn’t really manage, because everything was so massive,” she recalled throughout an August 2021 look on Hart to Heart.

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden.
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Despite her performing sabbatical, the Sweetest Thing star “still stays really busy,” per the supply. Diaz and Madden “live a great life” and have their “hands full” with daughter Raddix, who they welcomed in 2019.

“It’s been a really fun journey doing something she loves and building up her brand,” the insider says, including that Diaz has been exhausting at work on her Avaline wine business and different ventures. “Plus, she and Benji make time for date nights and trips away as often as they can.”

The couple, who wed in 2015, additionally “spend a ton of time” with Benji’s twin brother, Joel Madden, and his spouse, Nicole Richie. “[They’re] over at the house all the time,” the supply tells Us.

Diaz is “so happy and grateful” to take in her downtime at dwelling, which regularly consists of cooking, gardening, adorning and different house responsibilities, the insider reveals. “[She] tries not to rely on nannies all that much. … There’s not a day that goes by that she doesn’t thank her lucky stars for being in this position.”

While she enjoys her time away from the cameras, the Holiday actress has frequently gushed over Benji’s help. During a current interview on “Michelle Visage’s Rule Breakers” podcast, the California native opened up concerning the classes she’s realized from the rock star.

“He’s really taught me to value myself a lot more,” she mentioned on the March 8 episode. “I didn’t [expect it] because I think that I was receiving so much validation elsewhere and in all these other ways. With our marriage, I learned how to really go all in. You know what I mean? Like, completely — nothing else comes before this.”

Diaz referred to as her relationship “the most valuable thing I have,” including, “We know that no matter what we can just go and be just a family anywhere and we’re fine. We don’t need any of the things that we have, other than each other.”

The couple are “fortunate and blessed” — and happier than ever — the supply tells Us. “She made the right choice to put work-life balance first instead of chasing stardom and filming movies all over the country.”

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