Couldn’t be happier. Robert De Niro shocked followers with the arrival of his seventh youngster, however the 79-year-old Oscar winner’s response to changing into an older dad was fairly the other.
When requested whether or not he was stunned by his household’s newest addition on the New York Metropolis premiere of his new movie About My Father, De Niro merely advised Web page Six, “No,” noting that the being pregnant was a “deliberate” one. “How you would not plan that form of factor?” he added on Tuesday, Might 9.
In the future earlier, De Niro revealed that he had turn out to be a father of seven in an ET Canada interview. He corrected a reporter who requested about his “six children” by stating, “Seven, really. I simply had a child.” The mom seems to be his girlfriend, Tiffany Chen.
The Raging Bull star shared extra perception about welcoming his new bundle of pleasure on the About My Father pink carpet. The movie, which hits theaters Might 26, stars De Niro because the fictionalized model of comic Sebastian Maniscalco’s dad. The daddy-son duo develop nearer whereas spending a wild and wacky weekend with Maniscalco’s fiancée’s (performed by Leslie Bibb) household.
“I’m OK with it. I’m good with it,” the Godfather Half II star advised Further of changing into a dad once more, earlier than noting that the job “by no means will get simpler.” He additionally advised Leisure Tonight that life along with his youngster has been “nice” to date.
De Niro welcomed his first youngster, son Raphael, now 46, in 1976 along with his ex-wife Diahnne Abbott. On the time, he additionally adopted her daughter Drena, now 51, from a earlier relationship. He and ex Toukie Smith later welcomed twins Julian and Aaron, 27, in 1988. The Irishman actor additionally shares son Elliot, 25, and daughter Helen, 11, with ex-wife Grace Hightower.
The Taxi Driver star is a grandfather too. Drena welcomed her son Leo, 19, in 2005, whereas Raphael shares son Nicholas and daughters Ella and Alexandria along with his ex-wife, Claudine DeMatos.
The position of a guardian is one De Niro likes to play in actual life. “I really like my youngsters, simply being with them,” the Cape Worry actor solely advised Us Weekly in April 2019. “It’s not straightforward. Generally it’s enjoyable and you’re keen on your children, and generally you wish to kill them! Then, when you have got the nice moments, you neglect in regards to the ones that weren’t good.”
As for whether or not he thinks he’s a “cool” dad, he advised ET Canada on Monday, “I’m OK.”
He continued: “You understand, my children disagree with me at occasions, they usually’re respectful. My daughter, she’s 11, she provides me grief generally and I argue along with her. I like her, however, you understand. And my youngest now, that’ll be extra to come back. However, that’s what it’s.”