Charlize Theron reveals why she hasn't dated seriously for 'over five years'

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  • Charlize Theron says she's not opposed to dating, but she feels so content with life right now that a partner would have to come with "a lot of game".
  • During an interview with Drew Barrymore she said she hasn't dated seriously in over five years.
  • "I can honestly say this, on my life, I don't feel lonely, " she said.

Charlize Theron appeared on The Drew Barrymore Show on Thursday, excited to chat about the causes she holds close to her heart, while also opening up about dating.

"This is how @drewbarrymore and I greet each other every time," she wrote on Instagram, with a screengrab of the two stars. "Congrats on this incredible new show," she added, "you continue to bring joy and happiness to the world. Love you lady."


During their conversation, The Old Guard star got candid about not having seriously dated for "over five years".

"I'm open when friends of mine are like, 'You should go on a date, you should meet this guy'," she said, adding that she feels though that "[she's] in a place in [her] life where you have to come with a lot of game".

"Not the kind of game that we think of, the kind of game where my life is really good so you better be able to bring that and maybe better because I just won't accept anything less," the actor said.

"I can honestly say this, on my life, I don't feel lonely.

"Once I had my children, it's not that it replaces something, or that it makes you less interested in something else," she said of her daughters, Jackson and August.

She added: "I'm still firing on all cylinders. I just think your priorities are in a place that is of high demand; it's a lot of work to be a parent. Part of that is at the end of the day I get to bed and I think, 'Oh my God, I wouldn't want this day to be any different'. "

The Charlie's Angels star said she could relate, and said: "I always say I would want someone to be an addition, if not the equation, and never a subtraction."


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