Jamie Chung had her career in mind when she opted to use a surrogate to welcome twin sons last year.I was terrified of becoming pregnant the actress 39 told Today Parents Wednesday.
I was terrified of putting my life on hold for two plus years she added. In my industry it feels like you are easily forgotten if you do not work within the next month of your last job. Things are so quickly paced in what we do.Chung noted that while many may think she has so vain and did not want to get pregnant her choice was more complicated.The Real World alum explained I worked my ass off my entire life to get where I am. I don’t want to lose opportunities. I do not want to be resentful.Chung called the decision to find a gestational carrier a compromise that she and husband Bryan Greenberg made together as a couple.When the pair announced their baby boys arrival via Instagram in October 2021, they had not previously shared their pregnancy news.
The Lovecraft Country star and the One Tree Hill alum 44 kept quiet due to a little bit of shame she told the outlet.We really just did it to protect ourselves Chung said. We announced things when we were ready to.Surviving is thriving Chung wrote on Instagram of motherhood in May. You roll with the punches and kicks laugh when times feel difficult have a glass of wine and then get up the next morning only to do it all over again.Occasionally something magical happens a smile a laugh a connection and you are sucked right back in she continued. And after all the s–t literal and figurative you start to enjoy the journey.Greenberg for his part told his followers that same month that parenting is tough but he and Chung are taking it in stride.