October will officially mark the one-year anniversary of Gisele Bündchen’s divorce from Tom Brady, and the 43-year-old model has no regrets about ending their 13-year marriage.
Don’t take my word for it: Bündchen says so in candid new interview cbs sunday morning news, airing on September 24. I wouldn’t have it any other way,” she told interviewer Lee Cowan, adding that she “would never change a thing” if anyone asked her to change her journey.
When asked if that included her divorce from the 46-year-old former NFL player, Bundchen responded: “I mean, it’s not what I dreamed of and hoped for. My parents have been married 50 years and I really I’d love for that to happen, but I think you have to accept that, you know, sometimes like in your 20s, sometimes you grow together and sometimes you grow apart.”
She continued, “He’s the father of my children. So I always wish him the best and I’m grateful that he gave me great kids and I think when one door closes, other doors open. “
Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady announced their divorce in October 2022 and have since jointly raised their 13-year-old son Benjamin and 10-year-old daughter Vivian ( Brady also has a 16-year-old son, Jack, with ex Bridget Mooney. However, a month before announcing her exit, Bundchen publicly expressed her desire for Brady to be “more involved” in her children’s lives in a candid interview. Elle magazine.
While Bündchen said in the September 2022 interview that she felt “fulfilled” as a “mother and wife,” she also said it was now “her turn” to pursue greater career opportunities. “I’ve done my job, which is to be there for (Tom),” she said at the time. “I moved to Boston and I focused on creating a cocoon and a loving environment for my children to grow up in.” And being there to support him and his dreams. “
A year later, Bundchen seems to have found the balance she wanted. “I’m at a different stage in my life. I’m able to choose more of what I want,” she told Cowan. “I feel like before I was more about survival, now I’m about life, it’s different.”
Originally appeared on Glamour