How Being a Mom Has Made Me a Better Actor


Sophie Turner.
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Changing her POV Pregnant Sophie TurnerSince becoming a mother, she has seen a dramatic shift in her acting performance.

Being a parent has given the 26 year-old a lot of joy. Game of Thrones alum a “different perspective” in her professional life, she explained during a recent interview on the “UnWrapped” podcast. “The concept of family has made me an entirely much more emotional person,” Turner noted, adding that welcoming a child has “made me a better actor.”

The Staircase star continued, “The empathy is heightened; the feelings about family are just like overflowing. … As an actor, the only way to become a really brilliant actor is to experience as much life as possible and to bring those experiences in, and so this is just another little part of life that I’m experiencing that I get to bring in and hopefully it helps my performance one way or another.”

Turner was married Joe JonasIn May 2019, a surprise Las Vegas ceremony saw the couple exchange vows. Us WeeklyThe couple confirmed their pregnancy in February 2020.

“Having children and starting a family was part of Joe and Sophie’s plan,” an insider told UseIt was the only time. “They’ve always known they’ve wanted kids.”

Willa was born to British actress Willa in July 2020. “I’m so grateful to the two loves of my life for making me a mama,” she gushed via Instagram while celebrating her first Mother’s Day the next year. “@joejonas and my beautiful baby girl. It’s my favorite job I’ve ever had.”

The couple has welcomed their little one since then. Dark Phoenix star and the “Cake By the Ocean” crooner, 32, have chosen not to show her face on social media. Jonas called Willa “gorgeous” during a May 2021 Additional interview, adding at the time that fatherhood has been “amazing.”

UseTurner and Jonas Brothers member Jonas Brothers confirmed earlier this years that Turner is expecting baby No. 2, but the couple has kept their pregnancy journey private. Soon after, the couple will announce that they are expanding their family. Nick JonasAnd Priyanka Chopra JonasSurrogate birth of their first child, Malti, was the way they welcomed their daughter.

“They’re making it work as new parents as best as they can,” a source exclusively told Use in March, noting that the couple’s loved ones “are very happy” about the latest addition to the family. “They’ve always loved each other but seeing each other become new parents is special to both of them. … Priyanka comes from a big family, so she’s overwhelmed with joy and love. Nick’s side too — his brothers are glad he now has a child so the cousins can be close in age.”

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