Possibly one of the most successful Australian exports, Kylie Minogue‘s heartbreak – and success – has long felt like our heartbreak and success.
We’ve watched her break records, beat cancer, become a fashion icon, and followed her relationships with more focus than our own.
Motherhood might not be in her destiny.
In a feature in the Sunday Times Magazine, journalist Elizabeth Day asked the 49-year-old whether she still wanted children.
She was candid in her response.
"No, not for me. Been down that road, numerous times, as in 'Can I make this happen?" But no. I mean, if I think about what it must be to be a mother and look into your child's eyes," she said.
"Of course I wonder what that would be like. But your destiny is your destiny and I can't imagine, if by some miracle I got pregnant... at this point in my life, I wonder, could I even manage that? That's not in my life.
"It would be a lie to say there's not a bit of sadness there, but I don't get caught up in it. I can't. I mean, what can I do?"
She said with where she's at, there's a high probability that if or when she meets someone, they will have children anyway.
"So I could imagine being a stepmum."
As a woman who wants children, realising that you might not be able to have any due to any factor is hard.
It's a confronting reality media personality Sami Lukis has also had to face recently.
Listen: Sami Lukis on being single and told her fertility was declining. Post continues after audio.