Now for a man...

2009-05-24 23:26
Los Angeles - Edie Falco's dog inspired her to adopt.

The former Sopranos star - who raises four-year-old adopted son Anderson and adopted daughter Macy, one, alone - decided to give two children a home after becoming attached to the pet.

She said: "I have this dog named Marley, and it is a kind of love I had never known. I have a hard time believing Marley did not come from my body. I know that sounds insane, but I feel that connected to her. She made me realise I wanted to adopt children."

The 45-year-old actress - who beat both alcoholism and breast cancer while starring in the US mafia show - hopes her dog will help her find a man next.

She quipped to "If only I could find a boyfriend for whom I could buy a can of food and clean up after on the street, I'd be set. Maybe I should put that ad on!

"I'm just not one of those people who thought having biological children was not that important. To me it was more about wanting to raise a child." 

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

AB praises selfless skipper

2010-11-21 18:15 publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.