Mar 21, 2019
Jennifer welcomes to the podcast model and actor Cobie Smulders. Cobie is perhaps most known for her portrayal of Robin Scherbatsky on the hit show How I Met Your Mother. Additionally, she has worked on numerous Marvel Cinematic Universe films, including The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Spider-Man: Far From Home, among others. She currently stars in the Netflix series Friends from College.
In this episode, Jennifer and Cobie talk about Cobie’s fascinating career path from model to eventual television and film superstar. Cobie opens up about her diagnosis and subsequent battle with Stage 4 ovarian cancer. She talks about the stigma that has surrounded female sexuality for years, made even more evident when Cobie learned of the history of ovarian cancer. Cobie discusses the emotional toll of being told she would never have children after cancer and the joy she felt when she got pregnant so quickly. She chronicles the struggle to balance health, a career, family and friendships. Cobie is a master of this balancing act as a constantly working mother of two! Finally, Cobie talks about the fulfillment of living out one of her childhood dreams: starring in a play on Broadway.
Full show notes: https://milfpodcast.com/039