“If people are happy about it that makes me feel good because in my head the opposite is often true — that people fault or blame you for things.”
“That’s really painful. You wish they would just want you to be happy, for your kid to be happy, and for you to have a good life and do good work.”
She adds: “Any kind sentiment that the world can feed back, well, I won’t turn it down.”
And on her daughter Matilda Rose with whom she had with the late Heath Ledger:
“I keep things for sentimental reasons. I’ve kept all of Matilda’s baby clothes. even the ones with stains and rips,” Williams says.
“I feel like this is a real expression of my love for my daughter. Not the only one, but an important one. As a parent, you want the kid to come back to a place where it seems like the walls are made of feather down."