Actress Tracee Ellis Ross, who plays Rainbow Johnson on the TV show “Black-ish,” said that women are often brainwashed by society into wanting marriage and kids.
Speaking with Marie Claire, Ross said that even though she might “love” having a husband and children, she is happy being single with no kids.
“Well, how could you not?” Ross said with regard to wanting to have a family. “Our society spoon-feeds it to you. I used to put myself to sleep dreaming of my wedding. And I would still love all of that, but what am I going to do, just sit around waiting? Shut up. I’ve got so many things to do.”
As HuffPost noted, Ross decried society’s expectations of women while speaking at Glamour’s 2017 Women of the Year event.
“So it is really interesting to be a woman and to get to 45 and to not be married yet and to not have kids,” she said.
“My life is mine,” she continued. “Those