Keira Knightley says her home is a 'complete mess' and she has only brushed her hair THREE times since giving birth last month

Keira Knightley revealed her home is a 'complete mess' and that she has only brushed her hair three times since giving birth last month in a candid new interview, 

The Pirates Of The Caribbean star, 34,  who welcomed her second child last month, opened up about motherhood during a chat with presenter Louise Minchin on BBC Breakfast on Friday morning. 

Glamorous Keira, who sported a yellow floral outfit and Roger Vivier Viv Bling Sandals, explained how her radiant look on the programme was 'all smoke and mirrors' because caring for her child meant she had not brushed her own hair and was wearing 'somebody else's dress'. 

Candid: Keira Knightley revealed her home is a 'complete mess' and that she has only brushed her hair three times since giving birth last month in a candid new interview

Candid: Keira Knightley revealed her home is a 'complete mess' and that she has only brushed her hair three times since giving birth last month in a candid new interview

The star told Minchin: 'This is the third time since I've given birth that my hair has been brushed and I didn't brush it. 

'Lovely Luke who was my hairdresser today, he brushed it. I was in my pyjamas when they got there and this is somebody else's dress. 

'So this is all smoke and mirror's today, which I'm super happy about but I've just sort of been led here.' 

Keira and her husband James Righton married in France in May 2013 and welcomed their first child, daughter Edie, in 2015. 

Opens up: The Pirates Of The Caribbean star was speaking in a candid interview with presenter Louise Minchin on BBC Breakfast on Friday morning

Opens up: The Pirates Of The Caribbean star was speaking in a candid interview with presenter Louise Minchin on BBC Breakfast on Friday morning

Their second child, which they have reportedly named Delilah, was born on September 13. 

Minchin then congratulated her because it was 'so refreshing' that, as a 'Hollywood star' she dealt with 'stuff that normal mums have to deal with'. 

The Pride and Prejudice star then went on to explain how there was 'so much pumping' involved with breastfeeding.

Honest: Keira explained how her radiant look was 'all smoke and mirrors' because caring for her child meant she had not brushed her hair and was wearing 'somebody else's dress'

Honest: Keira explained how her radiant look was 'all smoke and mirrors' because caring for her child meant she had not brushed her hair and was wearing 'somebody else's dress'

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'I've got six hours from when I left the house to when I get back. I've pumped for those three... I've just pumped then as well,' she said. 

'I've got to get back before 6.30 because that is the feed that... it's going to be fine. We are going to make it.

'You definitely have to deal with pumping, everyone has to deal with pumping. 

'If you're doing that and if it's working and if you want to do that and can do that then yes... pumping, so much pumping.'

When asked what her advice for 'normal mothers' is, the British actress replied: 'You should still be in your pyjamas. 

Responsibilities: Keira then went on to explain how there was 'so much pumping' involved with breastfeeding

Responsibilities: Keira then went on to explain how there was 'so much pumping' involved with breastfeeding

'And don't brush your hair and let the house be a complete mess and only see people who are going to bring you food.'

In the wide-ranging interview, the Atonement star also said she thought the Extinction Rebellion protests which have caused chaos to commuters in London and elsewhere were 'brilliant'. 

'I think it is brilliant. I was very happy to be late and stuck in traffic because of Extinction Rebellion. I think they're right we have to do something, don't we?

Loved up: Keira and her husband James Righton married in France in May 2013. Their second child, which they have reportedly named Delilah, was born on September 13

Loved up: Keira and her husband James Righton married in France in May 2013. Their second child, which they have reportedly named Delilah, was born on September 13

'We have to do something. I think it is as long as it's peaceful protest. 

'I'm all for peaceful protest and we do need a transport system that is not polluting our atmosphere so that we can have a world to live in, otherwise we won't have one.' 

The star's interview comes ahead of the release of her new film Official Secrets, in which she stars as British Intelligence Officer Katharine Gun. 

Gun leaked a confidential email to The Observer in 2003, which revealed top-secret plans by the US to spy on the UN security council before the invasion of Iraw. 

A serious role: The star's interview comes ahead of the release of her new film Official Secrets, in which she stars as British Intelligence Officer Katharine Gun

A serious role: The star's interview comes ahead of the release of her new film Official Secrets, in which she stars as British Intelligence Officer Katharine Gun

When The Observer broke the story, former Mandarin-language translator Gun was arrested and charged under the Official Secrets Act, causing public backlash.

Her trial took place in early 2004, but authorities soon dropped the case, and she was famously backed by celebrities including actor Sean Penn.

Directed by Gavin Hood, the film is based on the book The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War: Katharine Gun and the Secret Plot to Sanction the Iraq Invasion.

The film will be released in the UK on October 18.

Exciting: Keira and James announced that they were expecting again in May, when Keira debuted her bump at the Chanel J12 party in Paris (pictured)

Exciting: Keira and James announced that they were expecting again in May, when Keira debuted her bump at the Chanel J12 party in Paris (pictured) 

Speaking of her role in the film, Keira told Minchin: 'Would I be brave enough to do that [whistleblow during Iraq War]? I don't know if I would. 

'I think that is what is extraordinary about this story is what you really realise is that most people don't.

‘Most people look the other way and it's completely understandable to look the other way because you want to save yourself and you don't want to completely derail your life.

'If you know there has been illegal acts then what are you supposed to do?'

Keira and husband James confirmed that they had welcomed their second child by taking the tot on a stroll in London.

According to the Mail On Sunday, rocker James was also overheard telling friends all about the baby at a recent Hugo Boss yacht party. 

The couple announced that they were expecting again in May, when Keira debuted her bump at the Chanel J12 party in Paris. 

Letting it slip: According to the Mail On Sunday, rocker James was also overheard telling friends all about the baby at a recent Hugo Boss yacht party

Letting it slip: According to the Mail On Sunday, rocker James was also overheard telling friends all about the baby at a recent Hugo Boss yacht party

Keira Knightley's home a mess and she has only brushed hair THREE times since giving birth

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