'Fallen in love': Jason Sudeikis says son Otis, 8, is football fan after his dad's role in 'Ted Lasso'

'Fallen in love': Jason Sudeikis says son Otis, 8, is football fan after his dad's role in 'Ted Lasso'
Jason Sudeikis, 47, with his children Otis, 8, and Daisy, 6 (Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Shinola)

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK: Jason Sudeikis is being applauded for his performance in ‘Ted Lasso’ series so much so that his son has now fallen for soccer and is all serious about it. The SNL alum recently appeared on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' and talked about Apple TV+ hit show and his son Otis’ fascination. "Oddly enough, Otis has fallen more in love with it since being back here. We got back in November and we're out in LA right now," he said.


Sudeikis explained, "But, him and Daisy were out there for almost all of 2022. And they started to get little tiny accents, but not enough. They got as far as like Dick Van Dyke in 'Mary Poppins.' It's like that. But yeah, he's really into soccer right now," the father-of-two said about his 8-and-a-half-year-old son. "He did this thing where he loves looking up their cards and videos and he comes up with fun facts that he finds on YouTube." He even joked that Otis may find the downside to greats like Leo Messi from articles and videos online. “I'm glad he's watching that instead of TMZ or something," he said, according to People. The proud father went on talking about his two children Otis and Daisy, 6, love for music whom he shares with ex-Olivia Wilde.


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'I can usually hear a keyboard'

"As I'm coming up the stairs, I can usually hear a keyboard and I bought two karaoke setups — for me and Forte, but now they've now figured out how to turn them on — and they're making up songs," shared the 47-year-old actor. He didn’t mind crediting himself for having the "wherewithal to watch the Billie Eilish documentary" with the siblings. "And so you see Billie and her older brother Phinneas making music together and making each other laugh, it's kind of similar like when I would go visit my uncle George [Wendt] on the Cheers set like and be like, 'This is a job? You guys all just joking around and screwing around?'" he said in the end.

'There's no reason why it couldn't continue'

The TV series is based on the the titular character, Ted Lasso, who is appointed by the divorcee Rebecca Welton as the coach for AFC Richmond, a team that her cheating husband loves. One of the show's popular character Nick Mohammed addressed the speculation that Season 3 may be the last in its series. "I feel like the writers were really open at the start and said that in their heads they'd mapped out three-season arcs," he told EW, adding, "But that doesn't mean that it definitely has to come to an end. There's no reason why it couldn't continue. So, we'll see. I hope there's more, but who knows."

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 Jason Sudeikis says his son has 'fallen in love' with football