Garrett Hedlund Has ‘Best Friend for Life’ In Son With Emma Roberts

His mini-me! Garrett Hedlund and Emma Roberts might have referred to as it quits — however the Friday Evening Lights alum has discovered a ceaselessly pal in 2-year-old son Rhodes. 

“I’ve received a finest pal for all times with this little man,” Hedlund, 38, informed Web page Six on Wednesday, November 9. “He by no means ceases to amaze me. We simply have the best time.” 

Hedlund and Roberts, 31, welcomed their son in December 2020. The Tron star has been by his son’s facet ever since, even taking his toddler to the set of his new Paramount+ collection, Tulsa King. The present costars Sylvester Stallone — and Hedlund was positive to nab a gaggle photograph with the legend.

“I’ll treasure the image I’ve with him and my son,” the Minnesota native gushed on Wednesday. “Not that there gained’t be many extra, however what number of almost 2-year-old boys [have] his image with Rocky?”

Hedlund and the Scream Queens actress have been first linked in March 2019 after Roberts break up from longtime associate Evan Peters. “Garrett and Emma have been mates, however that is new, informal, and simply a few weeks previous,” a supply informed Us Weekly on the time.

In January 2020, one other insider revealed to Us that the duo have been “having enjoyable and having fun with one another,” however weren’t but discussing something extra critical. Lower than six months later, nonetheless, Us confirmed that the pair have been anticipating their first youngster collectively. 

“Emma and Garrett are getting an increasing number of excited, which is so good for them,” a second supply shared. “Garrett is absolutely wanting ahead to turning into a dad and feels as if that is one thing he wanted. He is able to tackle all of the daddy duties, and Emma getting pregnant has compelled him to change into extra accountable. He thinks that’s a blessing.”

Whereas Us confirmed in January that the Trendy Love alum and the American Horror Story actress had referred to as it quits for good after three years collectively, they twosome have remained amicable coparents for his or her son. 

In Might, Hedlund took to social media to gush over his ex. 

“To essentially the most lovely mom, expensive Emma!” He wrote by way of Instagram on the time. “You gave us a present who by no means ceases to soften our hearts, amaze our minds, and make all of the anythings simply fly away, from morning until night time. All my love.”

Whereas Roberts, for her half, has not publicly spoken in regards to the break up, she did open up about being at peace with the place life has taken her. 

“I’m at a spot the place I can say, ‘I could not have gotten every thing proper however I like who I’m greater than I ever have,’” she Tatler in March. “My life has modified extra previously two years than it did within the 28 years beforehand and I really like the place I’m standing now on the age of 30.”

Following their breakup, the Nickelodeon alum moved on with Cody John and the couple confirmed their romance by way of Instagram in August. “Candy, candy,” the Within the Darkish actor, 32, captioned a photograph of himself and Roberts sharing a smooch whereas on yacht.

Hedlund, for his half, made headlines earlier this 12 months when he was arrested for public intoxication. The On the Street star was launched on a $2,100 bond.