Charlize Theron Adopts Son, Becomes Single Mom

Star, now mom to baby Jackson, joins growing list of single Hollywood mothers.
5:10 | 03/15/12

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Great news for Oscar winning actress -- there and becoming a mother. For the first time when she adopted a baby boy named checks and she is the latest thing we'll start to become a single parent to adoption. Behind his back with more on Hollywood's new baby -- some great news for American morning. And Robin oh that's right Charlie's parents can't confirm the exciting news yesterday she is just the latest in a slew of Hollywood's most glamorous women who've turned to adoption. Some of them married but many of -- single like Charlie's. And that got us asking what's behind the latest -- and celebrity adoption. Charlie's parent it's taking on her biggest role yet becoming a mommy. -- actually adopted that child a few weeks ago. It's a little baby -- named -- -- in the pictures snapped in January -- according to a source a friend's baby Aaron already looks like a natural the Oscar winning actress who split from longtime boyfriend Stuart Townsend in 2010. Is the latest single -- joining in on this Hollywood trend. Sex and the city star Kristin Davis who adopted baby girl general rose last year. Dropped by GMA just last week in gushed about her new bundle of joy. She is delicious she's so perfect and it really goes by fast -- -- said that -- tell you there you can't really quite believe it. It's say it's a lot of responsibility you know being -- single -- super parents Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt now have a Little League team of 63 of whom are adopted. But it was a single -- lead back in 2002. Who first adopted oldest son Maddux. -- -- Oh it was one of the first celebrity mothers to adopt and do it on her own and I think a lot of celebrity mothers look to her and have seen how successful she's vanished back. Which begs the question -- it really matter if you're single or not. From the parents of single summer married. But the bottom line is a lot of people who never could have become parents. Are becoming parents but it isn't easy it took two years from Madonna to adopt daughter mercy -- -- And several years for Denise Richards in the United States below waiting list is years long. So it depends how you want to adopt. How lucky you are. How quickly your matched there's so many variables sources say new money Charlize -- who adopted in the US is thrilled to finally be a mom -- just glad to be able to. To do it on -- Vanity Fair Hollywood leading ladies have had a long history of adoption everyone from Nicole Kidman -- adopted two children with ex husband Tom Cruise. To Mia Farrow who adopted eleven children throughout her life six of them adopted as -- -- and we would surely solve it the best for the Clinton.

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