Robert De Niro is now a father of seven youngsters.
Throughout a routine interview with ET Canada about his new movie About My Father, the Oscar-winning actor broke the information about his personal fatherhood duties, saying that he “simply had a child.”
De Niro’s rep confirmed the child to The Related Press, including that no different particulars or assertion are anticipated, together with the identify of the mom. He has been romantically linked to Tiffany Chen for a number of years. Simply final month, paparazzi captured images of De Niro and Chen (with a child bump) exiting Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica with Billy Crystal and Harvey Keitel.
De Niro and first spouse, Diahnne Abbott, are dad and mom to daughter Drena, 51, and son Raphael, 46. In 1995, he welcomed twins Julian and Aaron, 27, along with his former girlfriend Toukie Smith. De Niro additionally shares son Elliot, 24, and daughter Helen Grace, 11, with ex-wife Grace Hightower.
The topic of parenthood got here up organically through the ET Canada interview, and it ties in intently with the topic of the movie, which stars Sebastian Maniscalco, as De Niro shared his views about the easiest way to information youngsters. “I imply, there’s no manner round it with children,” defined the actor, who subsequent stars in Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon. “I don’t, like, to have to put down the regulation and stuff like that. However [sometimes] you simply don’t have any selection, and any dad or mum, I believe, would say the identical factor. You at all times need to do the suitable factor by the kids and provides them the advantage of the doubt, however generally you possibly can’t.”
At that time, the interviewer requested De Niro about youngsters, saying, “I do know you’ve six children.” He was fast to appropriate her by saying, “Seven, really.” He then mentioned he’s not a lot of a “cool dad.” “I’m OK,” he advised ET. “You recognize, my children disagree with me at occasions, and so they’re respectful. My daughter, she’s 11, she provides me grief generally and I argue together with her. I am keen on her, however, . And my youngest now, that’ll be extra to come back. However, that’s what it’s.”