Susan Sarandon: Don′t call me grandma

Susan Sarandon . Photo: Agencies

Susan Sarandon refuses to be called grandma.

The legendary actress, whose daughter Eva Amurri Martino is expecting a baby girl with husband Kyle, is reluctant for her very first grandchild to refer to her by a traditional moniker and will encourage the tot to call her ′Honey′ instead.

She explained to People magazine: "I borrowed this name from a very dear friend of mine who′s from the South, and his grandma was ′Honey′.

"That′s what I′m experimenting with and Eva likes it, so we′ll see."

The 67-year-old star also says there won′t be any name clashes with her son-in-law′s parents, who already have six grandchildren.

She added: "I think it′s good because this is Kyle′s parents seventh grandchild, so they′ve established what his parents are called."

The ′Stepmom′ actress has already begun buying baby gifts for Kyle and Eva, 28, who announced her pregnancy last month, as their birthdays are both this month.

Susan said: "So for her birthday and his birthday, they′re getting a little crib and changing table."

The veteran actress had her daughter with Italian filmmaker Franco Amurri and also has two sons - Jack, 24, and 21-year-old Miles - with her former partner, Tim Robbins, from whom she split in 2009 after over 20 years together.


Explore Hunan Promote Hunan
Related Stories
Share this page
Touched Sympathetic Bored Angry Amused Sad Happy No comment
About us

Rhythm Media Group is a multi-media company, operating a US-based Chinese daily newspaper, The China Press, and the paper's website - uschinapress.com (which has mobile-app version), as well as a Beijing-based English website Sino-US.com. The group boasts 15 branch offices across the US, and a number of cultural centers focusing on culture-related business in the North America, Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Launched in September 2012, the Sino-US.com is designed to serve as a bridge between China and the US, and to keep its readership inside or outside China better informed by providing news and insights on China's current affairs, culture, life, business, people and sports.

Our Partners

About us - Contact us - Copyright - Terms of use - Privacy policy

Copyright © 2012 www.sino-us.com All Rights Reserved

京公网安备11010802011260