Cameron Diaz and musician Benji Madden celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary on Wednesday. Madden, the lead guitarist of Good Charlotte, shared a warm tribute to Diaz on Instagram to mark the occasion. Diaz and Madden married in 2015 and are parents to 2-year-old daughter Raddix.
“Today, 7 years of marriage … I’ve always dreamed of having a family like this,” Madden, 42, wrote next to a painting of a tiger. “Happy, peaceful, cohesive, loyal and unconditional also filled with passion and depth. Calling that a honeymoon doesn’t cover it. Real life. The only real challenge we have is slowing down time because life goes by fast. in the way of happiness, Always and forever knowing that we are at home, [Diaz] Happy birthday I love you!”
Although Diaz, 49, did not post a post on her own Instagram, she did share her love in a comment on Madden’s post. “I [heart] you more and more every day, ”she wrote.“ Happy, peaceful, consistent, loyal and unconditional. Passionate and deep = Our love. I love you forever. “Madden’s twin brother John Madden responded, writing,” Y’all r the Goats. “
Diaz has not appeared in a movie since 2014 Annie remake, and has said repeatedly that she retired from acting, especially since she welcomed Raddix. In a March 2021 interview with Yahoo finance to promote his own wine label Avaline, Diaz said his priorities had changed.
“It’s just a different time in my life now. Now I’m here and it’s the most fulfilling thing I’ve ever done in my life,” Diaz explained. “[To] to have a family and to be married and to have our small family nucleus. It’s just completely the best thing. So I can’t give … I don’t have what it takes to give a film what it needs to be made. All my energy is there. “
In an August 2020 interview with Gwyneth Paltrow, who also rarely does movies, Diaz said she decided she “wanted different things” from her life, notes Entertainment tonight. “I had worked so hard for so long, working, making movies, and it’s so hard,” Diaz said. “And I didn’t make room for my personal life. And then I decided to stop making movies and really focus on my personal life, my personal relationships with my family, my friends. And then Benji and I met and got married almost immediately because we both knew we both had to. “
At one point, Diaz was among the highest paid stars in Hollywood. After several supporting roles, she broke out in 1998 with There is something about Marie and quickly became a superstar with the charlie’s angels movies, Shrek, New York Gangs, and Vanilla Sky. She starred in a series of comedies, including Bad teacher, what happens when you wait, the other woman, and sex tape, before leaving Annie present itself as his last film.