At age 71, Steve Martin is a father to a 4-year-old -- and he thinks "it's fantastic." "...If I'd had a child earlier, I would have been a lousy father, because I would have misplaced my attention on my career," the actor/comedian told AARP The Magazine for their June/July issue. Martin welcomed a baby girl for the first time at age 67 in 2013 with his wife, 45-year-old Anne Stringfield. These days, he's determined not to make the same mistakes of his own father. "I am very forthcoming with her, and it's great," he said.
Chris Martin and Coldplay touched the lives of millions over the weekend with their overdue concert in India. Unwittingly, one notable person who was impacted by the music play is one Chris Martin, who has taken to explaining he's "not in Coldplay." In the aftermath of the event, plenty of Indians have confused English comedian Chris Martin for the Coldplay lead singer, and are congratulating him for the play over the weekend instead. Though Martin isn't necessarily upset with all the new followers (more than 1,000) from India he has gained over the past three days, he says he could live without much of the feedback meant for the other Chris. It's not clear why people are mistaking the comedian Chris for the singer Chris, but it could be because he is the only Chris Martin to have a verified account on Twitter.
Steve Martin received backlash for a tribute he paid to Carrie Fisher on Twitter. On Tuesday, the comic wrote in a since-deleted tweet, "When I was a young man, Carrie Fisher was the most beautiful creature I had ever seen. She turned out to be witty and bright as well." Media outlets and fans immediately turned on the comedian saying Martin's tweet had a sexist undertone. Seriously @SteveMartinToGo quit being such a jerk for thinking Carrie Fisher was beautiful and saying so on the occasion of her death... Steve Martin's tweet about Carrie Fisher is extremely bad https://t.co/if7QV6Ow3b
FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, July 6, 2016, Britain's Kate the Duchess of Cambridge applauds Germany's Martin Roth the Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum as he speaks on stage in his capacity as the representative of the winner of the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2016 prize, at the Natural History Museum in London. Britain's Victoria & Albert Museum says its former director Martin Roth has died Sunday Aug. 6, 2017, in Berlin following a short illness, aged 62. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE) The Associated Press
FILE - In this July 26, 2013, file photo, Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, holds up a card with a photo of her son as she speaks at the National Urban League's annual conference in Philadelphia. A university will award Martin a posthumous Bachelor of Science Degree in aviation five years after the black teenager was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in a central Florida neighborhood. An announcement on Florida Memorial University's official Facebook page says Martin's parents, Fulton and Tracy Martin, will accept the degree during a May 13, 2017, commencement ceremony. Fulton graduated from the Miami Gardens university and, along with Tracy Martin, co-founded the Trayvon Martin Foundation.