EntertainmentCelebrities Jennifer Aniston: Marriage, kids don't define me as a woman Actress/producer Jennifer Aniston arrives at the "Life Of Crime" Premiere during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 14, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jag Gundu By JULIE GORDON firstname.lastname@example.org @jbgordon August 27, 2014 3:45 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Constant scrutiny about marriage and children follow Jennifer Aniston everywhere she goes, but the former "Friends" star says that her "value as a woman" is not based on her marital status (She's currently engaged to actor Justin Theroux) or whether she's had children (she doesn't have any). "I don't have this sort of checklist of things that have to be done, and if they're not checked, then I've failed some part of my feminism or my being a woman or my worth and my value as a woman because I haven't birthed a child," she told Carson Daly in an interview that aired on NBC's "Today" show yesterday. "I have birthed a lot of things, and I feel like I've mothered many things," said Aniston, 45. "And I don't think it's fair to put that pressure on people." By JULIE GORDON email@example.com @jbgordon Julie Gordon is the entertainment and style editor at amNewYork, specializing in all things pop culture, celebrity news and fashion. Her work has also appeared in publications including BusinessWeek, Newsday and USA Today. She is a proud alum of The George Washington University. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.