Robert De Niro revealed that he has welcomed a seventh baby on the age of 79 in a current interview, sparking a wave of blended reactions from the general public on-line.
The Oscar-winning actor shared the information whereas selling his new movie, About My Father.
Chatting with ET Canada (opens in new tab) in regards to the problem of parenting, the Hollywood icon casually corrected his interviewer on the variety of his youngsters.
“I do know you’ve gotten six youngsters,” Brittnee Blair started, earlier than De Niro lower her off to say, “Seven, really. I simply had a child.”
After the interview had completed, De Niro’s illustration confirmed to ET that the Meet the Dad and mom star had certainly welcomed a seventh baby. They didn’t, nonetheless, reveal the id of the infant’s mom.
Nevertheless, De Niro is reported to be in a relationship with Tiffany Chen, an American martial arts teacher who starred alongside the legendary actor within the 2015 movie, The Intern.
De Niro’s child replace has sparked fairly a response on-line, with many individuals taking to social media to share their opinions on the matter. One critic on Twitter referred to as the choice to have a toddler at 79 “irresponsible”, whereas one other stated it “appears considerably egocentric.” Some even expressed concern for the kid, with one individual writing, “This is not good that child.”
Not everyone was so disapproving of De Niro’s main private information, nonetheless.
“Congratulations!” one individual tweeted, whereas one other referred to as him “legendary.”
De Niro is already the daddy to adopted daughter Drena, 51, in addition to organic son Raphael, 46, from his first marriage to American actress Diahnne Abbott. He additionally shares twin sons, Aaron and Julian, 27, with Toukie Smith, whom he dated between 1988 and 1996. His youngest youngsters are Eliot De Niro, 25, and 11-year-old Helen Grace De Niro, each of whom he shares with ex-wife Grace Hightower.
Talking about his expertise of fatherhood throughout his ET interview, De Niro admitted that he does not think about himself to be a “cool dad” and that he is no stranger to having conflicts together with his youngsters.
“, my youngsters disagree with me at occasions, they usually’re respectful,” he revealed. “My daughter, she’s 11, she provides me grief generally and I argue together with her. I like her, however, you realize. And my youngest now, that’ll be extra to return. However, that’s what it’s.”