TORONTO, Ontario / The National Post / Blogs / May 11, 2010
Ol’ Charlie Chaplin
famously pulled it off at the ripe, ripe age of 73.
pas, Mike Myers?
The just-gettin’-started 47-year-old says
now that, sure, he can picture himself having kids.
Never got there
with his ex-wife Robin Ruzan, but never too late, he just
informed in a new interview with Parade.
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“I would love to be a
father,” the comic master pointedly says. “I had a great father who
taught me how gratifying that is. I’m not going to deny myself that. I
think I’d be good at it. Everybody wants that experience. I definitely
Offering a neat grin, he oohed to the magazine, “The agony
and the ecstasy. I can only imagine.”
The wannabe patriarch seems
ever philosophical these days (as only some comics can be, we note)
Talking about the break-up of his long-time marriage, the Canadian says,
with no shortage of cryptic-ness, “I’m out of the blame business, and
I’m into the dropping-resentments business. I’m into ‘That was then,
this is now.’ ”
What is now, by the way, is not just another
go-’round soon with Shrek on the big screen, but an appreciation
for everything he’s accomplished. Quote, unquote: “Dude, this is all a
dream. I have done everything I wanted to do. When I was 11, I saw SNL
and said, ‘I want to be on that show.’ I didn’t even know the name
of it then. [rc]
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