British dads relate most to Homer Simpson and David Beckham in new survey

2015-01-20 21:00

Los Angeles - Homer Simpson and David Beckham best represent British fathers, according to a new survey.

Research shows more than a quarter of dads feel they share a similar relationship with their children as David Beckham and his three sons and daughter...


While 12% recognise their parenting style in the animated characters Homer and Bart Simpson...


The results - which have been published to celebrate the release of the Oscar-nominated film Boyhood on DVD on Monday - aim to show how the experience of boyhood has changed through a generation.

Although over a tenth of fathers feel they can relate to the calamitous relationship between Homer and Bart, the survey found a third of dads feel close to their sons, compared to a generation ago when 45% said their relationship was average at best. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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