'Wonder Woman' Director Patty Jenkins on How She Balances It All: 'They Should be Asking Everyone That'

Entertainment Tonight | 10/11/2017 | Staff
Click For Photo: http://www.etonline.com/sites/default/files/styles/max_1280x720/public/images/2017-08/1280_patty_jenkins_wwpremiere_getty.jpg?itok=TDyFBDhl




Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins knows that women and men struggle when it comes to balancing their home and work lives.

In a behind-the-scenes video from her Variety "Power of Women" cover shoot, Jenkins opened up about not being "offended" when people ask that question -- but acknowledged it's a more universal issue.

Everyone - Men - Crews - Participants - Children

"I think they should be asking everyone that," she said. "Particularly when I see the men on my crews really struggling, because they are very active participants in raising their children and they're trying to make to their kids' events and trying to see them every night and trying to do those things."

She added, "I'm lucky to have a very supportive family, but I try to give the best I can every moment I can that I'm not working."

Jenkins - Advice - Career - Job - Camera

Jenkins also shared the best advice she ever received in her career, from her earliest job as a camera person.

"'It's relentlessly difficult and everyone around you will never understand.'" she recounted someone telling her. "'But if you love it, then you...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Entertainment Tonight
0 other people are viewing this story
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.