“[It has been] fantastic. I feel like this year flew by,” the Chappaquiddick actress, 35, gushed. “It’s kind of shocking to me that it’s been a year. But yeah, I’m very lucky. … I genuinely feel like we just got married. It feels like yesterday to me.”
In honor of the milestone, Mara mentioned the couple (who met on the set of Fantastic Four in 2015) loved a romantic dinner and a “staycation” at dwelling in Los Angeles. She additionally revealed that she and the Billy Elliot actor, 32, have “definitely” mentioned increasing their household. For now, nonetheless, she’s having fun with her position as a stepmother to Bell’s Four-year-old son, Jack, whom he shares with ex-wife Evan Rachel Wood. (Bell and Wood had been married from 2012 to 2014.)
“I love it,” she informed Us. “I mean, I come from a really, really big family and I’ve had kids around me my entire life. I think I have, like, 90 first cousins or something. … Family is everything to me, and I like being surrounded by lots of kids and family at all times.”
Case in level, the double dates that the House of Cards alum says she and Bell generally go on double dates along with her sister Rooney Mara and her boyfriend, Joaquín Phoenix. “[Rooney and I] live in L.A. and the rest of our family is in New York, so we try to see each other as much as possible,” she informed Us. They even share relationship recommendation. “We talk about everything personal that you would talk [about] with your close friends, your siblings.”
But when Rooney, 33, and Phoenix, 43, are busy, Kate and Bell get pleasure from downtime as a twosome. Their traditions embrace going to dinner and a film, watching soccer each Sunday (he’s a New York Giants fan) and binging The Real Housewives of New York City. “I think he’s already been outted,” she quipped. “My husband is obsessive about Dorinda [Medley], so I form of have a mushy spot for her too.”
Another factor that retains the 24 alum busy is her partnership with Dawn to have a good time the 40th anniversary of the dish cleaning soap model’s legacy wildlife marketing campaign. “I grew up in a house [where] we always had numerous dogs,” she mentioned. “My grandparents had a farm, so I spent a lot of time around horses. And my mom has always been very active and she had some therapy dogs as well. So, I just know the importance of animals and what they bring to our lives. One of my biggest passions is trying to give back and give them a voice.”
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