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Gal Gadot Gets Real About Motherhood on Instagram

Gal Gadot took to Instagram over the weekend to share an encouraging, albeit very real, note about being a mom, proving she is, in fact, a true hero.


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No one ever claimed motherhood was easy, but isn’t it comforting to know that even Wonder Woman has a rough night with the kids every now and then? Gal Gadot, the actress who stars as the super-powered Amazon in the record-breaking film, took to Instagram over the weekend to share an encouraging, albeit very real, note about being a mom, proving she is, in fact, a true hero.

You’ll recall that Gadot was actually pregnant while shooting Wonder Woman — a fact she opted to hide from producers to avoid any special treatment. In March, she gave birth to her second daughter, Maya, who joined big sister, Alma, born in 2011. And according to Gadot, sometimes juggling two kids can be a real handful.

Accompanying a close-up, seemingly make-up free photo taken by her husband, Yaron Varsano, the Israeli actress wrote on Instagram, “Sleepless night, colic 3 months old baby and an early wake up by my 5 year old.” But lack of sleep or no, she’s not bitter. She continued, “Went to the garden to get some fresh air with my coffee to help me wake up and now watching The Cat In The Hat with my daughter. It always amazes me how the most simple things are the ones to make us the happiest . ? taken by my other sleepy half @jaronvarsano.”

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Gal Gadot, Wonder Woman, Smolders in W‘s May 2017 Cover

Gal Gadot wears Gucci cardigan jacket; Hermès swimsuit; Patricia Underwood hat.

Photographs by Craig McDean, Styled by Edward Enninful; Hair by Didier Malige at Art Partner; makeup by Peter Philips for Dior; manicure by Chelsea King for Orly at Celestine Agency. Set design by Miguel Bento at Streeters; Retouching: Dtouch; Produced by Kyle Heinen For Rosco Production; Digital Technician: Nicholas Ong; Photography Assistants: Nick Brinley, Maru Teppei, Kris Shacochis, Brian Bee; Fashion Assistants: Ryann Foulke, Dena Giannini; Hair Assistant: Jenelle Oldham; Makeup Assistant: Miguel Ramos; Production Assistants: Mike Stacey, David Singh, Bean Bielski, Andres Raygoza.

Gal Gadot wears a Burberry trenchcoat; her own earring (throughout).

Photographs by Craig McDean, Styled by Edward Enninful

Prada dress, stole, and belt; Bulgari ring.

Photographs by Craig McDean, Styled by Edward Enninful

Diane von Furstenberg dress; necklace from Stephen Russell, New York.

Photographs by Craig McDean, Styled by Edward Enninful

Bottega Veneta shirt and skirt; Ippolita bracelet; De Beers ring. Beauty note: Skin stays lush with Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Serum.

Photographs by Craig McDean, Styled by Edward Enninful

Michael Kors Collection jacket, blouse, skirt, and belt; De Beers necklace and rings; Roger Vivier clutch; Altuzarra sandals.

Photographs by Craig McDean, Styled by Edward Enninful
Photograph by Craig McDean. Styled by Edward Enninful. Hair by Didier Malige at Art Partner; makeup by Peter Philips for Dior; manicure by Chelsea King for Orly at Celestine Agency. Set design by Miguel Bento at Streeters.
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