In a preview clip from her upcoming look on the Rachel Ray Show on Sept. 26, the Bad Teacher actress revealed how her husband helped or at the least tried to plan her star-studded 50th birthday celebration which befell final month, telling the host that Madden, 43, “loves a celebration.”
“And when we first met our first year together, he threw me three surprise birthdays for one birthday,” Diaz, 50, shared, including that she jokingly mentioned to Madden, “Would you please stop doing this?!”
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She continued, “This year, because it was my 50th, he was very much like ‘We have to do something’ and I couldn’t commit.”
“…He’s like, ‘So what are we doing for your birthday?’ and I’m like ‘Let me get back to you,’ I could see the panic coming in on his face a week beforehand,” she defined. “He was trying so hard, but I could see he was so panicked.”
“So, we just ended up doing dinner with a group of friends who were in town last minute and just had a nice little chill dinner,” she added. “It was really nice.”
A supply informed PEOPLE the Charlie’s Angels alum celebrated her milestone birthday on August 30th at Nobu in Malibu. There along with her for her special occasion have been husband Madden, Adele, sister-in-law Nicole Richie, Zoe Saldaña, her The Other Woman costar Leslie Mann and Mann’s husband Judd Apatow, all in a personal space of the restaurant for the event.
“Cameron was wonderful. She had the best time celebrating her birthday,” mentioned the supply on the time. “She was laughing and very much enjoying herself. She kept hugging Benji and her friends. They celebrated for hours.”
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Another insider mentioned Diaz is “embracing turning 50.”
“She really loves her life so much. She loves being married, and she loves being a mom,” the insider mentioned. “She enjoys being an entrepreneur and can be excited to begin filming once more. Cameron’s every day motto is mainly, ‘Life is sweet!’ “
Diaz shares her 2-year-old daughter Raddix with Madden. She introduced earlier this summer time that she is popping out of retirement to make a film with Jamie Foxx for Netflix after not starring in a movie since 2014’s Annie, which additionally starred Foxx.
PEOPLE beforehand reported that Madden performed a component in getting her to return to appearing. “He encouraged her to unretire,” based on an insider. Another Diaz supply mentioned the four-time Golden Globe nominee “was ready to act again. She just needed a push. Benji has always been very supportive of Cameron in what she wants to do, especially in her career.”
“She doesn’t want acting to overtake her life now like it did before,” added the movie supply, who mentioned Back in Action, which has no set launch date but, was the suitable film with the suitable costar on the proper time. “All the parts fit into place.”