Elizabeth Banks paid a visit to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday and couldn’t stop gushing about her sons, Felix, four, and tow-year-old Magnus Mitchell. But who can blame her?
Elizabeth Banks, 41, said that when she’s not out promoting Pitch Perfect 2 or the upcoming Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, she is spending every waking moment with her boys.
“They are really great friends,” said Banks, who is partnering with American Greetings’s ThankList campaign. “I’m really close with my siblings, and my husband [Max Handelman] and I wanted to have our children close together for that reason.”
She continues, “The fact that they’re so loving toward each other and such good little friends is what makes my life.”
Elizabeth Banks also remarked that the experience of motherhood has changed her views about her own mom.
“I think we take for granted a lot of gratitude in our lives like, ‘Oh, my mother knows that I thank her.’ I guarantee your mother cannot hear it enough. No mom can hear ‘Thank you’ enough. I am a mom, and no mom can hear it enough,” she said.
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Sounds like Elizabeth Banks would like to pre-arrange her boys’ marriages already — to Jimmy Fallon’s daughters, Winnie, 18 months, and three-month-old Frances.
“So I’m hoping someday they’re going to get married to your girls,” she told Jimmy Fallon. “We’ll be one big happy family. It’ll be great. I promise they’re like really nice guys.”