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Celebrity dads spill the beans on fatherhood.

“Fatherhood is the best thing I ever did. It changes your perspective. You can write a book, you can make a movie, you can paint a painting, but having kids is really the most extraordinary thing I have taken on.”

Brad Pitt, father to Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne

“I’ve never protected the president [in real life], but I have been a new dad, and I can tell you that being a new dad is pretty terrifying. I’m pretty sure that something about the president makes the stakes a little higher, but to me as a new father, nothing is more important or scary than protecting a daughter.”

Channing Tatum, father to Everly

“I cannot understand how I managed to cope without getting cuddled this many times a day.”

Russell Crowe, father to Charles and Tennyson

“I love every minute of fatherhood, staying up all night, changing nappies, kids crying. I find it really funny and inspiring. It connects you to the world in a new way.”

Elton John, father to Zachary and Elijah

“Being a father is certainly a task…but the best one that I could ever ask for. Being home, being with the family – that’s what it’s about.”

Chris Hemsworth, father to India, Tristan and Sacha

“I didn’t think it was going to be this fun. But everything just gets heightened when you have a baby. The volume gets turned up on life. I never knew I could be this happy, and that’s the truth.”

Jimmy Fallon, father to Winnie

“Being a dad is more important than football, more important than anything. I adore children. I love the fact our children are part of both of us. It’s one of the most amazing things ever.”

David Beckham, father to Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper

“I think the most important thing is to always be involved in every aspect of their life. To give them enough trust that they can share things with you. I don’t want them to be terrified of me, you know? But I don’t want them to think they can do whatever they want and get away with it, either, because they can’t.”

Mark Wahlberg, father to Ella, Michael, Brendan and Grace

“The only way I can describe [fatherhood] – it sounds stupid, but – at the end of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, you know how his heart grows, like, five times its size? Everything is full; it’s just full all the time”

Matt Damon, father to Isabella, Gia and Stella

“It’s nice when they notice the deep voice from across the house, and they know it’s Papa. They know it’s Dad.”

Matthew McConaughey, father to Levi, Vida and Livingston

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