"I went on the red carpet, went upstairs, fed Cyrus.
Went into the ceremony, got the award, went back to feed Cyrus, went out again …
Everyone gets the stick.''Even if that wasn't how it worked I would do it. I love these people so much that I've been working with.
Pics: Star Sightings But at the time she was considering two parts in the same weekend -- she had also just auditioned for the coveted role of secretary to Leonardo Di Caprio's J. She has already memorably starred alongside Di Caprio in Baz Luhrmann's , with Luhrmann calling her "the Meryl Streep of her generation" at the time."I was like, 'Do I want to play the secretary to the boss man or do I want to be the boss man? "Then I started dating Billy.""Billy" is of course actor Billy Crudup, who left his then-girlfriend Mary-Louise Parker, who at the time was seven months pregnant with his child."I was segueing into: 'I'm a grown-up now,'" she says, calling the experience -- as well as her break-up with Lee -- "scary and horrible."Video: Fashion Flashback -- Claire Danes But these days, she's happily married to star Hugh Dancy, and she gave birth to their son Cyrus last December.
On the many ways being a mom has changed her, she recalls meeting Bill Clinton at the Golden Globes -- while nursing baby Cyrus!
's August issue, including passing up one high-profile movie role for another one on television. I was scared of it [the (she was 14 years old at the time) -- she also reflects on maturing in Hollywood, and some pretty personal life choices that have become infamous tabloid fodder."I'd left my childhood love after seven years, Ben Lee, an Australian singer-songwriter.
But it wasn't just any television role -- the TV role turned out to be the chance to play Carrie Mathison on , and her critically acclaimed performance has already earned her a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Emmy."When I read the script, the writing was so good, and the cliffhanger was amazing," Danes tells . My real guy," she surprisingly shares about her life in the early twenties.