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Cameron Diaz gushes about being a mother to daughter Raddix with husband Benji Madden

‘The best thing that ever happened’: Cameron Diaz gushes about being a mother to daughter Raddix with husband Benji Madden

She became a Hollywood star at the age of 21 when she was cast opposite Jim Carrey in the big screen comedy The Mask.

Fast forward a quarter of a century, and Cameron Diaz happily traded filmmaking for diapers and Baby Shark repeatedly!

47-year-old Diaz stumbled upon Jimmy Fallon during a performance The Tonight Show that becoming a mother of daughter Raddix ‘is the best thing that ever happened’.

Gushing: Cameron Diaz has written that she became the mother of daughter Raddix in January and 'the best thing that ever happened' to her and husband Benji Madden

Gushing: Cameron Diaz has written that she became the mother of daughter Raddix in January and ‘the best thing that ever happened’ to her and husband Benji Madden

The former model and actress described the six-month-old as trapped as ‘heaven’, and told the NBC host on Wednesday night that motherhood is ‘just wonderful’.

She shares Raddix with husband Benji Madden, 41, whom she married in 2015.

The couple announced in January that they had become parents and have not disclosed further details about their child since.

So happy: the former model and actress, 47, told Wednesday evening in an interview with Tony Show presenter Jimmy Fallon that it was 'heaven' to be in jail with her six-month-old baby

So happy: the former model and actress, 47, told Wednesday evening in an interview with Tony Show presenter Jimmy Fallon that it was 'heaven' to be in jail with her six-month-old baby

So happy: the former model and actress, 47, told Wednesday evening in an interview with Tony Show presenter Jimmy Fallon that it was ‘heaven’ to be in jail with her six-month-old baby

The moments cherish: “Literally every day there are just big jumps,” she said. ‘It is so satisfying to actually see that growth and to be part of it’

Life-changing: “We have Baby Shark on rotation,” Diaz told Fallon. “We have Elmo’s song. We have Sesame Street. It’s crazy. We are jamming there, and she loves it! ‘

Diaz confessed that her friends, who were already mothers, were right in warning her to cherish every moment of her baby’s early childhood.

“Literally every day there are just big jumps … and she’s not the same baby as yesterday,” she said.

“Yesterday is literally gone, and today is a new day, and tomorrow will be a new day when she is a very different baby,” she explained. “But it is so satisfying to actually see that growth and to be part of it.”

And with Madden as a musician – he is a member of the rock band Good Charlotte with brother Joel – there is plenty of music in the house.

“We have Baby Shark in rotation,” Diaz told Fallon. “We have Elmo’s song. We have Sesame Street. It’s crazy. We are jamming there, and she loves it! ‘

Committed: Diaz and Madden, 41, married in 2015. The couple announced in January that they had become parents and have not disclosed further details about their child since

Committed: Diaz and Madden, 41, married in 2015. The couple announced in January that they had become parents and have not disclosed further details about their child since

Committed: Diaz and Madden, 41, married in 2015. The couple announced in January that they had become parents and have not disclosed further details about their child since

New venture: Diaz, who vigorously safeguards her privacy, is conducting interviews to promote her new 'clean wine' brand Avaline she created with boyfriend Katherine Power

New venture: Diaz, who vigorously safeguards her privacy, is conducting interviews to promote her new 'clean wine' brand Avaline she created with boyfriend Katherine Power

New venture: Diaz, who vigorously safeguards her privacy, is conducting interviews to promote her new ‘clean wine’ brand Avaline she co-created with boyfriend Katherine Power

Diaz, who vigorously protects her privacy, conducts interviews to promote her latest business venture – a wine brand called Avaline.

She teamed up with her friend and co-founder of Who What Wear, Katherine Power, to create a rose and a dry white color, both of which are just on sale at select retailers.

They are described as ‘clean wines’ made with organic and non-GMO grapes from vineyards in France and Spain.

In the past: she became a Hollywood star at the age of 21 when she was cast opposite Jim Carrey in the big screen comedy The Mask

In the past: she became a Hollywood star at the age of 21 when she was cast opposite Jim Carrey in the big screen comedy The Mask

In the past: she became a Hollywood star at the age of 21 when she was cast opposite Jim Carrey in the big screen comedy The Mask

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