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Robert De Niro Opens Up About Fatherhood and New Daughter Gia Virginia

Robert De Niro, the iconic actor, recently spoke with The Guardian about his experience as a parent to his 5-month-old daughter, Gia Virginia.

In a recent interview with The Guardian, legendary actor Robert De Niro discussed his experience as a father to his 5-month-old daughter, Gia Virginia, whom he welcomed with his girlfriend Tiffany Chen in April. 

The 80-year-old actor acknowledged the challenges of fatherhood, highlighting the support he provides to his girlfriend while emphasizing the importance of having assistance.

Fatherhood Challenges and Support:

De Niro shared insights into his role as a father to seven children and his approach to parenting. He admitted that being a father doesn’t get easier, but he appreciates every aspect. 

While he enjoys fatherhood, he pointed out the different dynamics of interacting with a baby compared to his adult children.

Regarding his newborn daughter, Gia Virginia, De Niro acknowledged that he doesn’t do the heavy lifting but supports his girlfriend. 

He emphasized the crucial role of assistance in managing the responsibilities of parenthood.

De Niro’s Family:

The iconic actor has a diverse family, including daughter Drena, 51, and son Raphael, 46, from his first marriage with Diahnne Abbott. 

He also has twin sons, Julian and Aaron, 27, from his former girlfriend Toukie Smith. De Niro shares a son, Elliot, 24, and a daughter, Helen Grace, 11, with his ex-wife Grace Hightower.

Tiffany Chen’s Health Struggles:

Two months after the birth of Gia, Tiffany Chen faced complications after her C-section delivery. 

She was diagnosed with Bell’s palsy, a neurological disorder causing facial paralysis and muscle weakness. 

Despite these challenges, the family continues to support one another.

Upcoming Projects:

De Niro will soon appear in the film “Killers of the Flower Moon,” directed by Martin Scorsese. 

The movie also features Leonardo DiCaprio, Jesse Plemons, Brendan Fraser, and Lily Gladstone in significant roles.

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