Top Stories

Katherine Heigl: Bonding with Naleigh Was 'Difficult'

Katherine Heigl: Bonding with Naleigh Was 'Difficult'

Katherine Heigl smiles in a silver jacket while heading to a friend’s house on Tuesday (April 24) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 33-year-old actress recently confirmed to JustJared.com that she and husband Josh Kelley have adopted a second child!

Earlier this month, Katherine opened up about the “difficult process” of getting close with daughter Naleigh after adopting her from South Korea in 2009.

“People are always talking about the strong bond between mother and daughter, this magical connection – but we didn’t have that,” Katherine told German newspaper Bild am Sonntag (via People).

“I fought incredibly hard for my daughter to accept me as mother,” she added. “Her rejection almost broke my heart. At first I blamed myself and thought I was a bad mother. It took a while before I could admit to myself that the lack of trust had nothing to do with me.”

Like Just Jared on Facebook
katherine heigl glasses giggles 01
katherine heigl glasses giggles 02
katherine heigl glasses giggles 03
katherine heigl glasses giggles 04
katherine heigl glasses giggles 05
katherine heigl glasses giggles 06
katherine heigl glasses giggles 07
katherine heigl glasses giggles 08
katherine heigl glasses giggles 09

JJ Links Around The Web

Frazer Harrison/Getty

13 Comments

# 1

Blah! Me, me, me as always. Ever think about the child not having a natural mother to bond with?
Still dislike her.

# 2

I am positive I already read this story a few weeks ago lol

# 3
ohyoufancyhuh @ 04/25/2012 at 7:42 pm

There are some things better left unsaid

# 4

Have your own kid stupid.

# 5

They didn’t have the mother-daughter connection because they are not mother and daughter… you silly!

# 6
bringiton @ 04/25/2012 at 9:50 pm

@jj:

Your still a stupid hater i see. Your world must be a sad place to be in.

# 7

==P.S: Find A Cougar For Fun by check this out:==CougarFlirts. C-⊙-M- !!== ❤❤ i f you like a Cougar love from age 30 to 45 ! The #1 Cougars Dating & Younger Men Personals.
Where women are Cougars and men are Willing Prey !!!

# 8

Some of you should be ashamed by your comments. Adoption is a wonderful thing and a huge congratulatons to Katherine, her husband and family. She looks so happy in the pics! :)

# 9

I don’t know what it is about Katherine but I just find her so dang sexy. Lovely lady and congrats to her and her hubby on the new addition to their family!

She is just a strong girl. I love her.

She looks old with the glasses.

Happy_Evil_Dude @ 04/27/2012 at 4:50 am

@losa: She looks old, period.

Awesome post, this is the first I’ve heard of Kathrine Heigel in a while.

Comment and Share!








You have of 5,000 characters left.

A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here