Michael Douglas He has recalled an awkward moment at his daughter’s graduation.
The Basic instinct The 76-year-old star appeared on a recent episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show where he revealed that he was mistaken for the grandfather of his daughter Carys, 18, while attending her high school graduation.
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“She was so wonderful, I’m so proud of her,” Douglas said of graduation before speaking about the uncomfortable experience.
“I have to tell you Kelly, it’s a little difficult when you walk out the door and the other parents say, ‘Oh congratulations … you must be very proud of your granddaughter,'” she said before host Kelly Clarkson exploded. in laughter.
“I said, ‘Well, I don’t know man. Yeah that’s okay,'” she recalled telling the other parents. “I’m not taking it personally, they’re just trying to be nice.”
Carys was joined by her parents, Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, as well as her older brother Dylan for the ceremony last month.
“Congratulations to Carys and the entire class of 2021!” Douglas captioned his Instagram post at the time. “Your mom and I are so proud of you! We love you so much and we’re so excited for your future as the best is yet to come! ❤️ Dad.”
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Meanwhile, Zeta-Jones shared similar photos, writing: “Carys! What a proud day when our daughter Carys graduates with honors from her International Baccalaureate! You are great and we love you!”
Now that the couple’s two children will be out of the house and attending college, Douglas also spoke about what he and his wife think about becoming empty nests.
“There’s that moment where they’re gone, they’re out of the house and they’re gone, and they’re looking at each other and in the back of their mind they’re thinking, ‘What are we going to talk about?'” She joked . “As a married couple, a lot of their time revolves around talking about their kids, what they’re doing, how they’re doing it, this and that, so it’s an easy conversation.”
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