“I just talk like a regular human being.” The insomniac and exercise addict admits to being an obsessive cleaner who hates clutter, revealed by photos of her vast minimalist apartment.
She even has rappelled with a harness to clean skylights.
She recalls her horror when her mother brought her lederhosen from Switzerland: “You me to be stoned to death at school? Alexis briskly shoots down her mother’s mythmaking, including a report that she collected linen and lace as a child.
But she does share her mother’s advice to marry a rich older man for security and then have the child of a handsome young lover. The 45-year-old denounces the domestic frou-frou championed by her mother (giving chutney as a gift is “ridiculous,” she writes; potpourri “made me sick”; and “I hate holiday food”).
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