Time to face the facts: I have less than a month until I head over the hill into THE 40’s. It’s only fitting that Judd Apatow’s This is 40 is hitting theaters this Friday, December 21. Even better? Getting to talk to his wife, star of the film Leslie Mann on her feelings of her husband sharing so openly what life has been like for them facing a time in their lives when the babies have become kids and mid-life hits our bodies… and marriages. Joining in on the conversation was the male star, Paul Rudd, also a father in his 40s. Sitting at a “round table” with a group of some of my favorite other bloggers, here’s what’s went down.
How do you stop your husband from writing some of this stuff like the therapy stuff, or do you just go like, “Really?” At what point does he reach a point where you’re like, “No, no, no” before the checking for the hemorrhoids, which was awesome?
Mr. Paul Rudd: [Interjects regarding a scene where he is completely naked, with his legs in the air, asking Leslie Mann’s character to check his hemorrhoid]. He [Judd Apatow] never even attempted to put the brakes on that scene.
That’s [the scene] we remembered.
Mr. Paul Rudd: Oh, goody.
–But at what point do you tell him that “I don’t really think we need to reveal that”?
Ms. Leslie Mann: Well, he [Read more…] about Exclusive! Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann Talk Parenting, Hemorrhoids and Turning 40