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5 quotes that prove Tom Ford’s a baby bore – and we love him for it

5 quotes that prove Tom Ford’s a baby bore – and we love him for it

Tom Ford is one hot daddy!

Fashion designer Tom Ford covers the August/September issue of gay men’s magazine Winq – and the accompanying interview makes for fascinating and/or slightly yawn-inducing reading, depending on your point of view.

In it, the 53-year-old A Single Man director (who, along with his partner Richard Buckley, 64, is a father to two-and-half Jack, who was born via in-vitro fertilization and a surrogate) shares his thoughts on everything from fashion to movies to beard dye – before revealing the many ways in which the stresses of fatherhood have changed him.

Example: he now has time for just two baths a day, as opposed to the previous five…

Here, we handpick five of our favorite quotes from the style icon’s interview – which prove an exhausted dad’s an exhausted dad, no matter their sexuality…

1 On his home

‘Our house is covered in plastic toys. I cannot believe it.’

2 On early nights

‘I’m at home having dinner with Richard and Jack, and and we’re probably going to watch television after dinner and I’m going to be in bed by 10pm.’

3 On giving up tennis and Pilates since Jack’s birth

‘Working out has just gone away. In two-and-a-half years, I have not worked out once!’ (And yet, with a diet of ‘fish, vegetables, fish, vegetables… [and] there may be a pack of Percy Pigs during the day’, Tom remains an ‘exact size 48 perfect regular’…)

4 On fatherhood shifting his priorities

‘When I got up this morning I was going to trim my beard because I knew I was having this interview and I needed to look good. It’s going quite grey, which I sometimes camouflage with Just For Men beard dye – do not put that in the article! – and I just didn’t have the energy.’

5 On his home, again

‘I mean, I used to just live for decorating. Our houses were flawless… I think, for some gay men, their houses become their children. It was that case for me, but I just don’t care as much anymore. I have moments where I think, “Oh shit!” It’s not exactly a pigsty, but it’s not as immaculate.’