Hollywood's Real 'Modern Families'

From single moms like Sandra Bullock to older dads like Bruce Willis still adding to their brood to friendly exes like Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen, celebrities are redefining what it means to be a family today


When Charlize Theron adopted a nine-day-old baby, whom she named Jackson, in March 2012, he joined Theron's already happy household, which included Berkley, a terrier mutt, and Blue, a pit bull. "People keep saying, 'Oh you're a single mom,'" the South African native told talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres in May 2012, "and I'm like, 'Actually, I'm not. I got two boys helping me out.'" Blue was especially considerate in the early days: The dog "woke up with me for every feed, for every [diaper] change, and whenever the baby would cry the pit would start crying."