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Michelle Williams is openly devoted to her 6-year-old daughter Matilda. She not only dedicated her Golden Globes win to her only child, but she also admits that she felt rushed to fall in love again so she could provide Matilda with younger siblings.
A few years ago, Williams tells GQ, she felt under a tremendous pressure to find the right person with whom to start a family.
"Because I really wanted, and I really expected or imagined, that Matilda would have siblings that were close to her age. I wanted that for her. But I couldn't make that happen," Williams, 31, says. "And now that she's 6 that isn't even a possibility anymore. So something that was making me feel impatient, that's been removed. For whatever reason, that's not our luck, or our path."
The My Week with Marilyn star also discusses her whirlwind romance with Matilda's father, the late Heath Ledger.
Of what drew them together on the 2004 set of Brokeback Mountain, she muses: "Our initial meeting, the circumstances of how we first met, were cosmic or something."
Soon after being together during the Oscar-winning film's production, Williams got pregnant.
"Yeah, a lot of things happened at once," she says. "It's a bit like: We had a lot of things to do, because we didn't have a lot of time, or something."
And even though she and Ledger were separated at the time of his death in January 2008, Williams admits that she loves to imagine a future where they would've gotten back together, had he lived.
"It's actually one of my favorite places to visit."