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Tuesday 23 September 2014

Catherine Zeta-Jones: My kids hate UK food

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones is "horrified" that her children shun her favourite traditional British foods and call her "mom" instead of "mummy".

The Welsh star has son Dylan and daughter Carys with husband Michael Douglas. The family have lived in America for a number of years and although Catherine loves her US life, she is sad her brood have forgotten some of their roots.

"Well, when they lived in Bermuda, they had more of a British accent than I did. They talked so properly; they were so posh. But then in two months of coming back to school in the US, in New York, they sounded as if they come from the Bronx. I'm like, 'What happened to mummy?' It's now, [in New York accent], 'MOM!'" she quipped in an interview with Stylist magazine.

"They don't like Branston Pickle - to my horror. They don't like Yorkshire puddings - to my horror. They love a good shepherd's pie because they've been brought up with it, because it's pretty much all I can make fantastically well."

Catherine enjoys her glitzy A-list lifestyle. The 42-year-old actress insists she remains humble about what she has now though.

"I'm much more down to earth than people think. Especially with the whole 'Hollywood royalty' name tag and the lifestyle I lead. And it's a very nice lifestyle, thanks," she explained.

"You know, I've worked very hard for it and I appreciate it but I'm just regular old Cath I'm certainly not a snob and I don't take anything for granted. I just thank my blessings and pray to my god every day."

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