30 August 2020 22:35
Lucy Liu is giving her fans a rare look at what her life looks like as a mum. The 51-year-old actress shared a sweet photo of her son Rockwell blowing out the candles on his cake as the pair celebrated his fifth birthday. Wearing matching party hats in the photo, it's an adorable mother-son moment caught on camera. "My darling son turned five yesterday," she began her post. "He is a rainbow of light and his energy is pure magic.
The Charlie's Angels star then took a moment to share her views on politics, giving a pretty clear idea of who she plans to vote for in the November US election. Liu welcomed her son into the world in 2015 via surrogacy. The Elementary actress previously appeared with Rockwell in public in May last year when she was honoured with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Reuniting with Charlie's Angels co-stars Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz to mark the occasion, Liu kicked off her acceptance speech by giving the film a shout out on its 20th anniversary. Lucy Liu reunited with her Charlie's Angels co-stars Drew Barrymoore and Cameron Diaz in 2019.
'My darling son turned 5 yesterday. He is a rainbow of light and his energy is pure magic,' began Liu in her post's caption. Birthday boy: Lucy Liu gave her 1million Instagram followers a rare glimpse at her son Rockwell as she paid tribute to him on his fifth birthday In the photo shared with her fan following, the Charlie's Angels star watched in awe as Rockwell blew out the number five candle on his birthday cake. Lucy and Rockwell donned matching rainbow party hats as they posed for the photo in their kitchen. A light: 'My darling son turned 5 yesterday.
Journey into the world: Lucy Liu joyously welcomed her son Rockwell into the world by means of gestational surrogacy in 2015; Lucy and Rockwell pictured in January Right option: 'It just seemed like the right option for me because I was working and I didn't know when I was going to be able to stop,' explained Liu regarding her choice to go the gestational surrogacy route; Lucy and Rockwell pictured in 2019 on Instagram 'It just seemed like the right option for me because I was working and I didn't know when I was going to be able to stop,' she explained. She also marveled at how fast Rockwell, who was just eight-months-old at the time, was growing. It's a magical experience,' said the Elementary star. Magic of motherhood: 'I didn't realize how quickly babies progress. Very basic things that you just take for granted. It's a magical experience,' said Lucy; Lucy pictured in February Aside from celebrating another year of her son's life, Lucy also took to Instagram to express her condolences over the tragic passing of fellow actor Chadwick Boseman. RIP #ChadwickBoseman,' wrote Liu, who also shared a portrait of the late actor to her Instagram Story. Famously private actress Lucy Liu has given fans a glimpse into her family life, wishing her adorable son Rockwell a happy birthday! Lucy Liu, 51, celebrated her mini-me son Rockwell's 5th birthday on August 28, and took the opportunity to publicly throw her support behind presidential candidate Joe Biden. He is a rainbow of light and his energy is pure magic," the stage and screen star captioned a snap of herself standing next to the birthday boy while he blew out his candle. "As a human being, a woman, a mother, a daughter – now more than ever we must come together to fight for the soul of this nation. Lucy concluded her caption by writing, "I am all in for #BidenHarris2020 and their vision for an inclusive America @JoeBiden @KamalaHarris." The sweet snap showed little Rockwell sitting on the bench, in pair of red shorts and a white top adorned with a dinosaur print. It's clear the youngster is really into dinos as his birthday cake featured mini dragons and dinosaurs along with a massive '5' candle, which he blew out. The mother-son duo, who are rarely seen together, also wore matching multi-colored party hats! It feels like just yesterday that Lucy introduced a newborn Rockwell to the world for the first time. She gave birth to him in 2015, and shared a precious snap of the baby boy in a rocking chair with the caption, "Introducing the new little man in my life, my son Rockwell Lloyd Liu. In." Back in 2010, she talked to USA Today about having a baby, joking that her biological clock is broken, "I don't have a settling-down time," she said. Lucy Liu/Instagram Happy birthday, Rockwell! Lucy Liu's son turned 5 on Friday, and the actress marked the occasion with a sweet Instagram post featuring a rare photo of the mother-son pair together. "My darling son turned 5 yesterday," the actress, 51, wrote alongside a shot of Rockwell blowing out his candles, while Liu stands by in a festive party hat. "He is a rainbow of light and his energy is pure magic." Liu also took the opportunity to show support for presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his running mate, California Sen. Kamala Harris, who will face President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in the upcoming Nov. 3 election. "As a human being, a woman, a mother, a daughter - now more than ever we must come together to fight for the soul of this nation," the Elementary star wrote. "Let's all wish as hard as he is for a brighter and safer future for our children and Mother Earth. Liu welcomed Rockwell via gestational surrogacy in 2015. Several months after his birth, the star reflected on her decision to turn to surrogacy. Robin Marchant/Getty RELATED: Why Lucy Liu Chose Gestational Surrogacy: It Was the 'Best Solution for Me' "It just seemed like the right option for me because I was working and I didn't know when I was going to be able to stop," Liu told PEOPLE at the time. "I didn't realize how quickly babies progress," she added of Rockwell, who was 8 months old at the time. "Very basic things that you just take for granted. They're just this little lump of flesh, and then all the sudden they're turning around, they're observing you and they're smiling and they're interacting. Lucy Liu is giving a rare glimpse into her life as a mom! The 51-year-old Charlie's Angels actress shared an adorable photo of her son Rockwell blowing out the candle on his cake on his fifth birthday. "My darling son turned 5 yesterday. He is a rainbow of light and his energy is pure magic," Lucy captioned the post. She also used the post to share her vision for the future and her hopes that Biden and Harris will be elected in the fall. Lucy continued, "As a human being, a woman, a mother, a daughter – now more than ever we must come together to fight for the soul of this nation. Let's all wish as hard as he is for a brighter and safer future for our children and Mother Earth. Lucy welcomed her son into the world via gestational surrogacy in 2015. She previously made a public appearance with him while getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.