‘I don’t think there’s such a thing as quality time with your children,’ says broadcaster
と話す グッドハウスキーピング, インクルード 質問時間 host opened up about her successful career and how that has impacted her relationship with her son, サム, 22, and daughter, Mia, 19, whom she shares with her husband Nigel Sharrocks.
“Did I spend enough time with my children?" 彼女は言いました. “I think scratch the surface of any working woman and she will always think, ‘Probably not’.”
“I don’t think there’s such a thing as quality time with your children,” Bruce, 57, 続く.
“I think it’s quantity. But there’s never been any question that they take precedence over everything in my life, and always have done.”
Bruce went on to explain how, during busy work periods, she relied on a long-term live-in nanny to help with childcare while she was working.
“It was definitely helped by having the same nanny living with us for 20 年," 彼女は言いました.
“She left when Mia finished her GCSEs, but she’s a firm family friend.”
インタビューの他の場所, Bruce criticised the fact that she was repeatedly asked as a young journalist whether she was “ambitious”.
“When I started my career, I got asked that time and time again," 彼女は言いました.
"最終的には, I was thoroughly sick of it because I never heard a man being asked that.
“It’s the same as only women being described as ‘feisty’. You want to do as well as you can in your job – that’s human nature.”
Speaking about 質問時間, she explained that she is looking forward to the return of live audiences.
“When the live audience comes back I will kiss every single one of them, 彼らがそれを好きかどうか,” she teased.
“There is no substitute for having people actually there, seeing what they want to talk about and gauging their reactions when the politicians speak. Having a live audience makes the programme an event – it’s the bit I enjoy most.”