Tom Holland reveals that he wants to take a hiatus from acting to 'focus on starting a family' 1

Tom Holland reveals that he wants to take a hiatus from acting to ‘focus on starting a family’

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‘I want to focus on starting a family’: Zendaya’s boyfriend Tom Holland talks taking hiatus from acting to settle down as he ‘loves kids’ and ‘can’t wait to be a dad’


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Tom Holland revealed that he is planning on taking a hiatus from acting in order to start a family.

During a recent interview with People the 25-year-old performer told the media outlet that he wanted to ‘to take a break and focus on starting a family and figuring out what I want to do outside of this world.’ 

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The actor has been dating his Spider-Man co-star Zendaya for the past several years, though he did not bring up her name during the discussion.

Future plans: Tom Holland revealed that he is planning on taking a hiatus from acting in order to start a family during a recent interview with People; he is seen earlier this month

Future plans: Tom Holland revealed that he is planning on taking a hiatus from acting in order to start a family during a recent interview with People; he is seen earlier this month

His lady love: The actor has been dating his Spider-Man co-star Zendaya for the past several years, though he did not bring up her name during the discussion; seen on Monday in LA

His lady love: The actor has been dating his Spider-Man co-star Zendaya for the past several years, though he did not bring up her name during the discussion; seen on Monday in LA

When asked about his reasoning for his decision, the actor noted that he had devoted an extended period of time to acting and wanted to slow down in the future.

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Holland expressed that he had ‘spent the last six years being so focused on my career.’

The star then noted that he was looking forward to becoming a father in the future. 

The performer expressed: ‘I love kids. I can’t wait to be a dad — I can wait and I will, but I can’t wait!’

Holland made a point of saying that he was particularly good with children and spent much time with his younger relatives at social events.

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Anticipation: The Spider-Man franchise star noted that he was looking forward to becoming a father in the future; he is seen on Monday

Anticipation: The Spider-Man franchise star noted that he was looking forward to becoming a father in the future; he is seen on Monday

‘If I’m at a wedding or a party, I’m always at the kids’ table hanging out,’ he stated.

The actor went on to express that he inherited many of his personality traits from his father and gave the media outlet a bit of insight into what his life would be like had he not entered acting.

‘My dad’s been such a great role model for me. I think I’ve got that from him. So I think I’d be a primary school teacher or something like that,’ he said.

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Holland also spoke about ending his work in the Spider-Man franchise after appearing in Spider-Man: Far From Home during the sit-down.

Hanging up the suit: Holland also spoke about ending his work in the Spider-Man franchise after appearing in Spider-Man: Far From Home during the sit-down

Hanging up the suit: Holland also spoke about ending his work in the Spider-Man franchise after appearing in Spider-Man: Far From Home during the sit-down

The performer notably remarked that he was happy to pass on the role of the superhero, who was previously played by Tobey Maguire and Andrew Lincoln, to other performers. 

‘I don’t want to be responsible for holding back the next young person that comes in who deserves it just as much so,’ he said.

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Holland noted that he was not exactly ready to leave the role, although he was seriously considering departing the franchise. 

No regrets: The actor expressed his gratitude for being able to portray the superhero over the past few years, which he viewed as a life-changing experience; seen with Zendaya and Jacob Batalon

No regrets: The actor expressed his gratitude for being able to portray the superhero over the past few years, which he viewed as a life-changing experience; seen with Zendaya and Jacob Batalon

‘I don’t want to say goodbye to Spider-Man — but I feel like we might be ready to say goodbye to Spider-Man,’ he said.

The actor expressed his gratitude for being able to portray the superhero over the past few years, which he viewed as a life-changing experience.

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‘I’ve loved every minute of it. I’ve been so grateful to Marvel and Sony for giving us the opportunity and keeping us on and allowing our characters to progress. It’s been amazing,’ he said.

Passing the torch: The performer notably remarked that he was happy to pass on the role of the superhero, who was previously played by Tobey Maguire and Andrew Lincoln, to other performers

Passing the torch: The performer notably remarked that he was happy to pass on the role of the superhero, who was previously played by Tobey Maguire and Andrew Lincoln, to other performers

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