‘It Repels Her’: Ryan Phillippe reveals how he is regularly mistaken for his daughter’s brother
Ryan Phillippe is mistaken for his daughter’s brother.
The 42-year-old actor has three children – Ava Elizabeth, 17, and Deacon Reese, 13, with ex-wife Reese Witherspoon, as well as five-year-old Kai with ex-partner Alexis Knapp – and says his baby face looks embarrassing his eldest daughter. , because he is regularly ‘mistaken for her brother’.
Asked by The late late show host James Corden on Thursday when he was an embarrassing dad, Ryan said: ‘If you ask them they might have a list [of things that embarrass them]. ‘
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Young father! Ryan Phillippe told presenter James Corden on Thursday that he is regularly mistaken for his daughter’s brother; here Ryan posed on the carpet last February and his 17-year-old daughter Ava last month
“One thing I know my daughter is embarrassed is that I look so young and sometimes I get mistaken for her brother. It repels her, like her absolutely repels that someone might take me for her brother. ‘
And the Cruel Intentions actor – who entered fatherhood at an early age at age 25 – says living at home prepared him to be a young father, as his mother ran a daycare center where he helped educate the kids.
He added, “My mom had a daycare center in our house, so when I got up to get ready for school, there would already be 10 kids in the house who weren’t part of our family.”
It repels her: ’42-year-old father of three talked about embarrassing father moments on The Late Late Show
Too close to call: Pictured earlier this fall, the Secrets And Lies star shared a photo with his daughter, which he shares with ex-wife Reese Witherspoon
Regularly: the actor said the error occurs regularly; the daughter and father are pictured here in August last year
“But then it set me up to become a young father because I grew up raising children,” he said.
Add: ‘I grew up working in childcare. I would teach the kids to swim, I would do magic shows for them, all that kind of thing. ‘
While Ryan and his ex-wife Reese broke up in 2007, their vision of raising their children is the same as the 40-year-old actress who recently admitted. People she wanted her children to be passionate individuals.
Still Friends: Ryan was previously married to Reese who he was married to for eight years before they got divorced in 2007. They share Ava and Deacon, 13
Face to Face: Despite the split, Ryan and Reese still have the same opinion of raising their kids as the 40-year-old actress recently admitted to People She Wanted Her Children to Be Passionate Individuals
She said, “My mom has worked, and I think it’s good for kids to see women work and be successful. I think it makes them hard workers because they see that I don’t sleep much. ‘
The blonde beauty added: ‘I’m just trying to hold on, trying to make it. My older children help with the little one. It’s nice to have a big family … I want them to grow up with passion. ‘
“This is the only life you get, and you have to live it to the end,” she said.
Twins! The mother of three also told the magazine, “My older kids help with the little one.” Pictured here last summer with Ava
‘This is the only life you get, and you have to live it to the end:’ Reese with Deacon, Ava, Tennessee, 4 and husband Jim Toth in September