“I would die for one. Unfortunately, my husband is not as amenable. So I either have to trick him or lie to him to get knocked up. He said to me the other day, ‘I’m beginning to think that if I don’t give this to you, you’ll do it on your own’. Yeah, it’s like, ‘Don’t test me. I’m very independent.’ But I’m older so my eggs probably need a chisel.”
Shields hasn’t ruled out adding to her family by adopting because she feels it would be a good idea to be more “altruistic”.
“Maybe I should wait and then adopt. We have a lovely home and life and I want to be able to share it with a big family. But maybe it’s supposed to be done in a different way, an altruistic way.”