Conquering it all! Sarah Michelle Gellar‘s return to acting has been an interesting transition — and the actress candidly discussed being ready for the challenge.“I think a break in anything changes everything because you look at things differently and you come back with a different attitude,” Gellar, 45, exclusively told Us Weekly on Friday, September 23, while promoting her partnership with Freshpet.The Cruel Intentions star recalled hitting a point in her life when she knew it was time to press pause. “I’d hit a wall.
Robin [Williams] had passed away. I had two young children at home and I just sort of needed to refocus for a little bit,” she explained. “What’s [been] amazing is the realization comes back that, ‘Oh my gosh, I love what I do and I’m very lucky to get to do what I do.'”Since her return, Gellar has found herself dealing with many differences when it comes to choosing projects. “The landscape has changed and streaming came about and you get to do all these different things in movies and television that you couldn’t do before,” she added. “So I feel like it’s a really exciting time to be part of it.
I definitely think that I’ve earned the right to have a say in what I’m doing.”For the Scooby-Doo star, one of the drawbacks was spending less time at home.“It’s really hard, I’m not gonna lie.
I’m working in Atlanta [for Wolf Pack] so there’s something about physically not being there that is very hard for me,” Gellar, who shares daughter Charlotte, 13, and son Rocky, 10, with Freddie Prinze Jr., admitted. “My husband is completely fine running the household almost to the point where then I get back and I am like, ‘They don’t need me,'” she joked.Gellar continued: “The one thing about being in Atlanta is thatRead more on usmagazine.com