Robert De Niro is giving credit score the place credit score is due in relation to girlfriend Tiffany Chen‘s devotion to their daughter.
The actor, 80, provided a glimpse into his life as a father of seven children, telling The Guardian on Sunday, October 15, “It doesn’t get simpler. It’s what it’s. It’s OK.”
De Niro praised Chen, 46, for being the first dad or mum elevating their daughter, Gia, 6 months “I don’t do the heavy lifting. I’m there, I assist my girlfriend. However she does the work,” he famous. “And we now have assist, which is so vital.”
In response to a query about having fun with fatherhood, De Niro stated, “After all I do. [I am happy with] all of it.”
De Niroalso shares son Raphael, 46, with ex-wife Diahnne Abbott. He beforehand adopted Abbott’s daughter Drena, 52, from a earlier relationship as nicely. In 1995, De Niro and Toukie Smith welcomed twins Julian and Aaron, now 27. The Killers of the Flower Moon star is also a father of son Elliot, 25, and daughter Helen, 11, with ex-wife Grace Hightower.
De Niro began relationship Chen in 2021. “It feels nice,” De Niro informed Hoda Kotb of fatherhood in Might. “I’ve sure consciousness — while you’re older you’ve consciousness of sure issues in life, dynamics, all the pieces, household dynamics. You may’t keep away from studying sure issues and how one can take care of these and handle them and this and that, the standard.”
Whereas talking to The Guardian, De Niro stated his expertise with Gia hasn’t been the identical in comparison with his different children.
“With a child it’s completely different [than] with my 11-year-old. My grownup youngsters. My grandchildren. It’s all completely different,” he defined. “Properly, I don’t discuss to the grownup youngsters the best way I discuss to my child or the best way I communicate to my 11-year-old, although she’s fairly sensible.”
De Niro will not be the one actor making headlines for having a baby in his 80s. Al Pacino stunned folks when his girlfriend, Noor Alfallah, welcomed their first little one collectively earlier this 12 months. The Oscar winner, 83, additionally shares daughter Julie Marie, born in 1989, with Jan Tarrant, and twins Anton James and Olivia Rose, born in 2001, with Beverly D’Angelo.
“It’s very particular. It all the time has been. I’ve received many children, however that is actually particular coming presently,” Pacino informed the Day by day Mail in June shortly earlier than Alfallah, 29, welcomed their now-4-month-old child boy, Roman.
Alfallah has since filed for sole bodily custody of their son whereas agreeing to provide Pacino joint authorized custody of the infant.
De Niro, for his half, wished his former costar nicely when Roman was born. “Pay attention, Al Pacino simply had a child, I used to be informed yesterday morning, and he’s a number of years older than me,” he stated on the At this time present in June. “God bless him, very comfortable for him.”
De Niro went on to say that it’s “wonderful” he and Pacino are each welcoming new infants, including, “I’m very comfortable about it.”