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Can we really have it all? Famous women speak out on the topic of work-life balance

Mila Kunis – who received critical acclaim for her role in Black Swan – recently admitted that she finds it difficult to balance her acting career with being a mother to her and Ashton Kutcher’s young daughter, Wyatt.

“Simply put, the idea of balance doesn’t exist,” she told The Cut. “It is your work or your kid, but you can’t balance it. There is really, in my opinion, no such thing. One will take a weight.”

Her comments sparked a world-wide debate around that age-old question; can women ever truly “have it all”?

Here’s what Mila’s fellow celebrities have to say on the divisive topic…



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And Twitter responds perfectly

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Elisabeth Moss denies that Scientology is anything like Gilead

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“Violence is a choice he made – and he alone is responsible for it”

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“I feel like people think I’m mean”

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This Hocus Pocus star’s pregnancy announcement is pure 90s perfection

“I smell children…”

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Anna Faris on knowing when to call time on an unhappy relationship

“Don’t be afraid to seek your independence”

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