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Elsa Pataky Reveals Why the Early Years of Marriage to Chris Hemsworth Were 'Sometimes Difficult'

Elsa Pataky Reveals Why the Early Years of Marriage to Chris Hemsworth Were 'Sometimes Difficult'

Elsa Pataky is opening up about early on in her marriage to Chris Hemsworth, when his career was really taking off and they just had welcomed their young daughter India, now 5.

“I think any time you start a family without knowing each other that much, it can be complicated. He was very young to be starting a family, and at the same time he was juggling that with his career and it was sometimes difficult, there was so much going on,” Elsa said in her Elle Australia cover story. “But he was always trying to be the best dad and has never failed to make me feel like his family is the most important thing to him and [going through that] is how we’ve become so strong together.”

Elsa also spoke about how having kids impacted her career.

“It’s interesting how you can be a successful woman who has been working her whole life, and then you have kids and suddenly your career isn’t as important and you don’t appreciate it as much. You just think, ‘What am I doing? I have been fighting all my life for this and now I don’t know if I really want it?’” she said. “It’s unfair in a way, because I don’t think men go through that. But when you become a mom, everything that was important goes into second position. You change a lot, you mature, you see life differently and learn so many things.”

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  • moody

    what career?

  • Spokane

    For someone who claims to be grateful for everything she has, all I ever hear her do is complain.

  • SquidBillie

    That’s what you get for being a hustling, gold-digging, climber, Elsa. Anything for attention. Hemsworth’s an idiot for even getting involved with her in the first place.

  • M9365

    I think men go through it too. They freak out because they realize their main role now is to earn money and support everyone or else be a dead beat dad. They got a lot of responsibility too.

  • wearing

    being pregnant + the toddler years are the biggest strain on our marriage. It’s so hard and while I love how cute they are, I’m excited for when they can do things on their own.

  • wearing

    He’s not a child- he married and made babies with her too. and they seem to have a pretty go marriage now that they’re over in australia.

  • Melanie Bentley

    The USA is not the only place in the universe. She was a very successful actress in Spain. f*cking americans and their entitlement.

    When she married him he was only famous in Australia, for being in a soap opera and winning dancing with the stars. She was more famous than him at the time they met

  • Melanie Bentley

    When she married him he was only famous in Australia, for being in a soap opera and winning dancing with the stars. Thor had not been released. Not sure how she is a gold digger. Also she got a man who always thought she was family and now have a strong relationship. Not sure why you are so bitter. She’s only discussing how they worked through early difficult years, yet now are much stroonger because of it

  • LegalBetch

    LOL, someone’s been drinking that HATERADE. Still baffles me that people like you are so obsessed with celebrities they’ve never even met that they feel the need to put down the ones they’ve chosen to love. Pretty pathetic…

  • moody

    Well eff you took, honey and your anti-American BS. She may have HAD a career in Spain but she hasn’t had much of one here in the USA you so despise. Here she’s known as Thor’s wife. Don’t like it, too freaking bad.

  • ali

    How exactly was she more famous than him? She was only known in her home country just as he was. The few people who knew her in the US only knew her as Adrien Brody’s gf. Then she dumped him as soon as she found someone better and then her agent set her up with CH who at the time was already in the lead to be cast as Thor. So she dumped the guy she was with and married CHas soon as he was cast. The only career this woman has ever had was sleeping her way up to the top. It’s unfortunate that CH was dumb enough to fall for it.

  • wearing

    @moody believes in Trumps Murica!

  • wearing

    She’s in the fast & furious stuff, that’s how I knew of her. And I cant stand you people (usually females, hypocrite) who make the male totally innocent in the marriage. HE MARRIED HER & CREATED 3 KIDS WITH HER. HE’S NOT UNDER A MAGICAL FAIRY SPELL.

  • ali

    I’m talking about before she landed F&F she was known for being with Brody and then for being married to Thor. And through the publicity she got from her marriage she managed to land a role in a shit film. I also never claimed he was innocent. I did say he was dumb didn’t I?

  • wearing

    per wikipedia: she married him 2010. thor came out 2011. f&f came out 2011 too. It was all at the same time.

  • SquidBillie

    Aww…You poor thing. Not obsessed, I haven’t even seen most of his films, and I certainly wouldn’t watch her Spanish crap, because she’s a bad actress. Try googling her, dummy.

  • SquidBillie

    Hahaha….You have to trash all Americans? You’re pathetic, and you have bad taste in actresses, because she’s awful, she just loves the attention. And he already had Thor part locked in and some other movies under his belt when they started dating. LOLOLOL

  • SquidBillie

    Yeah, he’s not, because there have been serious rumors of his cheating for awhile now. Snap!!!

  • wearing

    eeek from where?

  • Kait

    He didn’t win dancing with the stars, got eliminated about halfway through, he was a terrible dancer lol

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  • John Black

    lol he is married and with 3 children? I thought he was gay. Nevertheless this relationship won’t last for the look of this “interview”.

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