Spider-Man Actor Andrew Garfield Admits to Pressure of Having Kids by 40: “I Have Some Guilt”
- Spider-Man Andrew Garfield actor has shared how pressured he felt to have kids before he turned 40 and choosing a different path
- While he shared his mum died before she could be a grandmother, the 39-year-old thespian said he still feels a bit of guilt for choosing a different path
- He also added that breaking away from what society expects him to do by a certain age has been an interesting mission in his life
It looks like men also feel the ‘biological clock' pressure that most women also have to deal with, where society expects them to have kids by a certain age.
Andrew Garfield's nightmare
British actor, famous for his star role in Spider-Man Andrew Garfield, has opened up about the societal pressure he has been dealing with to have kids before he hits 40.
According to Page Six, the 39-year-old admitted to struggling with the “societal obligation” of becoming a father by age 40.
“Where do I start with why it didn’t happen? It’s more about accepting a different path than what was kind of expected of me from birth. Like by this time, you will have done this, and you will have at least one child – that kind of thing,” he said.
The fine actor also shared his disappointment that his mum did not get a chance to be a grandmother before she died in 2019.
He added that releasing myself from the societal obligation of procreating by the time he hits 40 has been interesting.
“I think I have some guilt around that. And obviously, it’s easier for me as a man,” he added.
Jennifer Aniston on trying to get kids
The superhero film actor's revelations come days after US actress Jennifer Aniston opened up about her struggles to try to conceive in her late 30s and 40s.
“I was trying to get pregnant. It was a challenging road for me, the baby-making road. All the years and years and years of speculation… It was really hard. I was going through IVF, drinking Chinese teas, you name it. I was throwing everything at it,” she said.
The popular actress said she has zero regrets and is now having a sigh of relief because people no longer ask if she can have a child.