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    Henry Golding Recalled Being "Cowered On The Floor" Next To His Daughter's Crib, "Wishing She Would Just Let" Him Sleep In The Newborn Days, And This Is So Real

    "It's been quite the adjustment."

    You know actor Henry Golding.

    Henry Golding attends the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on May 16, 2021 in Los Angeles, California

    He played Nick Young in Crazy Rich Asians and Sean Townsend in A Simple Favor. He's an incredible talent!

    He's also a new father.

    Henry paid a visit to The Ellen Show to talk about his daughter, and it was so real.

    "A miniature human! It's been a crazy past year, and this was the joy at the end of the tunnel," he said. "Her name's Lyla and she is milk hungry all of the time. Non-stop. It's been quite the adjustment."

    Henry Golding speaks onstage during the Special NY Screening of "The Gentlemen" at the Alamo Drafthouse on January 11, 2020 in New York City

    Then he got real about his expectations. "You start off thinking, 'I'm going to be the best parent ever, I'm going to be so doting,' when, in reality, that first week hits, and it is an absolute sleep terrorist that has just moved into your house because she does not stop," he continued.

    Henry Golding attends the NY Photo Call for "The Gentlemen" at The Whitby Hotel on January 11, 2020 in New York City

    And now he doesn't get much rest, like so many new parents. "There were many moments of me just sort of cowered on the floor beside her crib, just wishing she would just let me sleep a little bit," he said. "But she's a sweetheart. She's definitely grown."

    He says he was in the delivery room when she was born. "Definitely an eye-opening experience. I think it was more stressful for me than it was for Liz, my wife," he explained. "She was cruising it. She was in the zone."

    "By the end of it I was wrecked, so I don't know how she was feeling. She was stoic as ever," he concluded. "I was freaking."

    Henry Golding smiles while holding a glass of Hennessy

    I bet!

    Henry Golding attends the "Last Christmas" UK Premiere at BFI Southbank on November 11, 2019 in London, England

    And for those who are curious: Henry Golding married his wife, Liv Lo, back in 2016.

    Lyla was born on March 31, 2021. She is their first child.

    I just love their family.

    Congrats to them! You can watch the full interview below.

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