"It Was Difficult": Bill Hader Burst Into Tears As He Can't Spend Much Time With His 3 Lookalike Daughters

December 20, 2019

Bill Hader and Maggie Carey got divorced after 11 years of marriage. According to the documents obtained by The Blast and E! Online, the two cited “irreconcilable differences” as the main reason for divorce, asking for joint physical and legal custody of their kids.

The longtime couple got hitched in 2006 and were fortunate enough to become parents to three daughters, Hannah, Harper, and Hayley. On June 23, 2018, Bill Hader and Maggie Carey were legally single, turning to co-parent their children.

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Bill Hader is a hands-on father to his three amazing daughters, but the former Saturday Night Live star cannot spend much time with them anymore. Thankfully, nothing horrible happened to the actor, but his schedule has been so demanding that he rarely sees Hannah, Harper, and Hayley.

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In an interview with Variety, the Barry star conceded:

I think I saw my kids a total of five days all summer. It was terrible. So I’m going, ‘Next summer I’m taking off. And I’m going to spend every day with them.’ It’s this weird thing where when you’re in this industry, you don’t have time to be with them, and it’s really, really difficult. I’m getting emotional right now talking about it ... Congrats, it’s the first interview I’ve ever cried in.

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The good thing is that Bill remained on excellent terms with his former wife and the mother of his children, Maggie Carey. It seems like she’s the one who takes care of their offspring while Hader has to work all days and all nights. The former SNL star is pretty serious about taking some time off.

After Season 2 ‘Barry’ wraps up, Hader plans to spend 2020 summer writing a screenplay for a movie that he wants to direct. Writing will keep him indoors with his kids. He added:

They can see me all day if they want. They can really get sick of me.

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Interestingly enough, Bill Hader stated that it had been difficult for him to cry on-demand in movie scenes. In a 2019 interview with Conan on the TBS network, the actor confessed he was terrible at crying, and he just couldn’t do it so quickly the way others are able.

Bill Hader’s family

The father-of-three once claimed that his three daughters didn’t really care about his career and weren’t impressed by his work whatsoever. In an interview with Closer Weekly, Bill Hader said his kids were his biggest critics.

They think it’s all right. When I pop up in stuff, they’re like ‘Oh....’ They are kind of like,’ All right. You’re in here again.’

We are sure Hannah, Harper, and Hayley actually admire their father so much — just like him, they are comedians and try to mess around with him. We also hope Bill Hader will be able to spend as much time as possible with his adorable kids.

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