Tamala Jones on Film '35 and Ticking'

Last week on ESSENCE.com, we had a very robust conversation about why many Black women over 40 were childless. It seemed serendipitous that we would talk to actress Tamala Jones about her role in the upcoming film "35 & Ticking" -- about a pair of best friends (played by Jones and Nicole Ari Parker) who want to have kids, but for different reasons have not been able to. Jones dishes on her character, Victoria, a 30-something woman whose marriage falls apart just as she's ready to start a family, and tells us why she's not 35 and ticking... Here's what you had to say: Cheron commented via Facebook: "At 40, my clock has almost stopped ticking, but it doesn't matter. I totally agree with Tamala!" Stacy wrote via Facebook: "I am 36 and every once in a while I hear the clock ticking, but I don't want to rush into marriage or kids because it is expected of me. If women can have healthy kids into their 40s then I am good."
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