London: Hollywood actress Charlize Theron, who recently adopted a baby boy named Jackson, says he is "the coolest kid ever". The `Young Adult` star adopted the African-American boy last month is smitten with the tot, reported a website.
"Jackson is incredible, the greatest gift. He is the coolest kid ever," Theron said.
The 36-year-old actress` adoption was a surprise to her fans and Theron says she was coming under increasing pressure from her mother Gerda to provide her with a grandchild.
"I`ve always been very honest in saying I wanted a family. I`ve always known I wanted a family. I don`t think my mom could wait any more!" she added.
Theron is incredibly close to her mother and says she wants to be the same type of mother to Jackson.
"I hope to be like my mom. Fair, tough, loving and supportive. My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence," she said.
The actress - who split from boyfriend Stuart Townsend in January 2010 after almost nine years together – adopted Jackson as a single parent.