Neil Patrick Harris has no idea if he fathered his twins

2014-12-17 18:00
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burka

Los Angeles - Neil Patrick Harris has "no interest" in finding out if he is his twins' biological father.

The How I Met Your Mother actor and his husband David Burtka welcomed twins Gideon and Harper into the world via a surrogate in October 2010 but they don't care which of them has genetic links to each of the kids.

He said: "We inserted one of my sperm and one of David's sperm into two eggs with the hope that they would both take, just because we both wanted to be dads biologically. And both took, miraculously.

"I have no interest in finding out. We are their parents and I love them both implicitly."

However, Neil admitted he has "suspicions" as to which of the twins is biologically his and which is David's.

He said: "We certainly have suspicions just based on their behaviour."

The 41-year-old actor came out as gay in 2006 and admitted his parents were initially worried his sexuality "meant bad things".

He added to Barbara Walters: "My father comes from a military, more biblical background.

"They were worried that it meant bad things, that I was going to be in sex clubs risking my health and having a ton of partners. It didn't take long for me to prove to them that I'm not that way."

However, he admitted his father has since "done a 180" and accepts his sexuality and marriage.

He added: "He treats David just like he would any spouse." 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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