The actress, who was with The Hobbit actor for 16 years and shares two youngsters with him, spoke on Good Morning Britain about her new play, The Son.
“I am enjoying a mum going by way of a divorce with a depressed baby,” she advised Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway.
“Life and my age now, you all the time draw in your previous experiences. There was factors within the play the place I remembered my previous, however I do suppose actors do this.
“It is a few break up, I have been by way of a break up. It’s a few teenage boy, I’ve a teenage boy, all these items consider to it and make it in to a extra emotional piece.”
Speaking about her life now, Amanda added: “I by no means wish to say I am too comfortable as a result of then it will get scuppered. I am fortunate that I’ve a job that I like and I’ve two children and I’ve a stunning life personally so I really feel very fortunate however then I will say, all of it might change.”
The actress, 45, additionally admitted she’s been banned from Twitter on three separate events.
“I ought to get a badge of honour,” she stated. “I get fairly outspoken about issues and folks do not prefer it in order that they report me.
“Trophy looking, ladies’s rights however primarily about animals. I ship [my tweets] to my pal and go ‘Is that alright?’ and so they go, ‘Please, god, don’t ship that’.
“The ones I ship that I’ve bought banned for, they’re nothing like those I’ve proven to my pals. They go, ‘You can’t do this, you possibly can’t say that’.”
Good Morning Britain is on weekdays on ITV.