Twilight star Jackson Rathbone is really excited to become a dad. The actor – who is expecting his first child with girlfriend Sheila Hafsadi was at the premiere of his new movie Gone on Tuesday when he spoke about his thoughts on parenthood.
He told US Weekly, “One of the greatest thing I could expect to be in life is a father. I’m very excited!”
The 27-year-old – who plays Jasper Hale in the Twilight series – gives thanks to his own dad’s parenting advice.
I have one of the greatest dads in the world. He’s just been giving me amazing advice.”
He jokes that the best tip he was told was “be prepared for lots of poop!”
Talking about his 24-year-old girlfriend he states, “I believe everything and anything that she wants is the best thing! And yes is always the right answer — that’s what my mom taught me!”
Speaking also to Access Hollywood – Rathbone revealed, “I’ve got amazing parents to learn from. I’ve been on the phone with them every day since [we got the pregnancy news].”
As for the sex of their child – who is due in the spring – he’s keeping mum.
“I don’t want to go into all that,” he said, “But I’m really excited.”