'Hobbit' Star Martin Freeman Admits To Smacking Children, Calling Them 'Little F***ers'

'Hobbit' Star Martin Freeman Admits To Smacking Children, Calling Them 'Little F***ers'
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'Hobbit' and 'Sherlock' star Martin Freeman has now admitted to 'smacking' his children and referring to them as 'little f***ers' in a new interview with the UK's Sunday Times. As The New York Post reports:

“Sherlock” star Martin Freeman is brutally honest in describing his shortcomings as a parent, admitting that when his son Joe, 14, and daughter Grace, 11, were younger he called them “little f–kers” and smacked them.

“I have smacked my kids,” the 48-year-old actor said in a new interview with the UK’s Sunday Times. “When they were very young. I smacked my kids, yes. And it’s not like a victory. It’s not, ‘Oh, I must be doing something right!

“But I have done it. When it is route one to something they need to understand and I cannot rationalize with them. Also I was impatient and at the end of my rope.”

Freeman, whose shares the kids with actress ex Amanda Abbington, confessed that it was a rule in their home not to do either but he had broken them more than once.


Many would describe what Freeman admitted to doing as a cruel form of child abuse, are they right? Let us know what you think in the comments below.
 
 Source: American Update

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