Cameron Diaz says being in lockdown with baby has been 'heaven'

Julia Hunt
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 06:  Actress Cameron Diaz attends her book signing for 'The Longevity Book: The Science of Aging, the Biology of Strength, and the Privilege of Time' at Barnes & Noble Union Square on April 6, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
Cameron Diaz in New York City in 2016 (Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)

Cameron Diaz has said she has been in “heaven” being in lockdown with her baby.

The Hollywood star and her husband Benji Madden announced in January that they had welcomed daughter Raddix and both are pretty private about their family life.

But Diaz opened up during a chat with TV star Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, revealing motherhood was definitely suiting her.

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“Heaven, it’s been heaven,” she said of being in lockdown with the six-month-old.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 02:  Guitarist Benji Madden and actress Cameron Diaz attend House of Harlow 1960 x REVOLVE on June 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for REVOLVE)
Benji Madden and Cameron Diaz in 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Donato Sardella/Getty Images for REVOLVE)

The actress, 47, said she has realised how right people were when they said raising children goes so quickly.

“Literally every single day, there's just leaps and bounds and these things that happen, and she's not the same baby that she was yesterday!” she exclaimed.

“Yesterday is literally gone, and today is a new day, and tomorrow will be a new day that she's a completely different baby.

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“But it's so gratifying to actually get to see that growth and to be a part of it and to help let her be her, it’s just amazing.”

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“We are just so happy,” she said of herself and Madden, 41.

Diaz and Good Charlotte guitarist Madden tied the knot in 2015 and welcomed Raddix in December.

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They kicked off the New Year by posting a message on Instagram revealing her arrival, writing: “We are so happy, blessed and grateful to begin this new decade by announcing the birth of our daughter, Raddix Madden.

"She has instantly captured our hearts and completed our family. While we are overjoyed to share this news, we also feel a strong instinct to protect our little one's privacy.

“So we won't be posting pictures or sharing any more details, other than the fact that she is really really cute!! Some would even say RAD."