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Movie star moms have it harder than "regular" moms?

HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the premiere of Roadside Attractions' 'Thanks For Sharing' at ArcLight Cinemas on September 16, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Photo: Image by Getty Images

Movie star moms have it harder than "regular" moms?

By Liz Kotalik. CREATED Mar 31, 2014

LOS ANGELES (WGGB) - Long-time actress and mother Gwyneth Paltrow is seeing some major backlash, after her comments about motherhood.

In an interview with E! News, Paltrow said that it was easier to be a regular working mother, than to be a movie actress.

She argued that mothers who work "9 to 5″ jobs had it easier, because they're able to come home and see their children in the evening.

"I think to have a regular job and be a mom is not as," Paltrow began, "of course there are challenges, but it's not like being on set."

Paltrow later responded by expressing how difficult it was to be a working mother.

However, the firestorm had already been lit and it didn't just include angry mothers online.

Many editorials have been written in response to her comments, noting how well compensated these movie stars are for their efforts.

Some came out in support of Paltrow, but others, such as Mackenzie Dawson of the New York Post, were highly critical in their writings on the comments.

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Liz Kotalik

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Liz Kotalik is so proud to work in her home state of Arizona with her KGUN9 family. She anchors the 7 a.m. morning show "GMT Extra" on the CW Tucson every weekday, and also reports for later newscasts.