Actress Cameron Diaz attends the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of "Shrek Forever After" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on April 21, 2010 in New York City. (Getty Images)more pics »Cameron Diaz (Getty Images)Cameron Diaz
loves her nieces and nephews, but realistically, she knows being an aunt is nothing like having children of her own.
She told InStyle
magazine: “I can be a pretty good aunt, but whether I'm a good aunt or a crappy aunt is really not remotely the same question as me being a good parent or a crappy parent. It doesn't quite have the same impact.
"Having children changes your life drastically, and I really love my life. Children aren't the only things that bring you gratification and happiness, and it's easier to give life than to give love, so I don't know. That kind of change would have to be either very well thought out, or a total mistake -- a real oops!"
The 37-year-old screen beauty is rumored to be dating New York Yankees baseball star Alex Rodriguez
, but she refused to discuss their relationship because she wants to keep some things private.
She said: "It's one thing when I answer questions for myself -- it's another thing when I answer questions and someone else is involved. It's not fair to the other people in that equation."
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