Diane Kruger and her little one are saying goodbye in 2023!
of Inglourious Basterds The actress, 47, celebrated New Year’s Eve by posting a precious photo of her 4-year-old daughter Nova Tennessee, whom she shares with her fiancé. the walking dead Starring Norman Reedus.
“Goodbye 2023. I can’t say it brought out the best in all of us,” Kruger wrote alongside a photo featuring Nova in a swimsuit on a float in the Unicorn Pool.
“We want more unicorns, more humanity, more empathy,” she added.
last week, Marlowe The star, who is quite private about her personal life, kicked off the holiday season with a sweet post on Christmas Eve.
Krueger shared a selfie with Reedus, 54, and also released a video of Reedus dancing to Harry Styles’ “Late Night Talking.”
She captioned the post: “Happy Holidays to you all from our crazy family.”
Krueger and Reedus, who have been engaged since 2021, first met on the set of the 2015 film. Skyand they began dating after Kruger broke up with Joshua Jackson in 2016.
Just over a year after they started dating, the movie stars welcomed Nova, but Krueger said she didn’t always envision herself having children.
“Maybe the clock suddenly starts ticking, as people say about women. So the truth is, they would have had children with or without a man.” This was revealed on Caroline Stanbury’s podcast. not divorced During February.
Recalling how she felt when she was “in her mid-30s,” Krueger said, “Why am I doing this? Why am I running so hard, trying to make money, trying to live this life?” Is it there? What is it worth?”
“I was in a very serious relationship at the time,” she continued. “We tried so hard to have a baby, but it didn’t work out. And I was single, so I thought, ‘Oh, really? Maybe it would be easier to just have a baby on my own.’ Ta.”
And the stars aligned when she and Reedus started “casual dating” while she was already exploring the possibility of becoming a single mother.
“So Nova really happened at a time in my life when I least expected it and when I needed it the most,” she said on the podcast, adding that her daughter “has never been the best thing for me, for us.” And it’s the absolute best thing that’s happened to me in my life,” he added. ”
Although she and Reedus have kept their relationship and Nova’s identity private, Krueger revealed Nova’s name while discussing the children’s book. name from the skywhich she released last fall.
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In an interview with PEOPLE last May, the actress also talked about how she and Reedus decided on their daughter’s name.
“I gave birth to her late in life, at the age of 42, [Reedus] I had kids when I was much younger,” she tells PEOPLE (Reedus also has a 24-year-old son, Mingus, with ex Helena Christensen).
“Nova means new beginning in Latin, and a nova continues to change and be reborn,” she continued. “And we love Tennessee and the Smoky Mountains. We do motorcycle trips there.”