Joshua Jackson and his wife Jodie Turner-Smith are doing what they can to stay calm while staying home during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The Little Fires Everywhere star, 41, appeared via video feed on Wednesday’s episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan, where he revealed that he and Turner-Smith — who is pregnant with their first child, due any day now — were hunkered down in their California home and “managing the stress just like everybody else.”
“We’re just trying to figure out on a moment to moment basis how to get through this with our sanity,” Jackson said, adding that they had taken to playing board games to pass the time. “We’re in the board game stage now. We did a lot, a lot, a lot of binge watching last week, so now … we’ve moved our way through Monopoly. Now it’s actually Jenga. Jenga’s the thing!”
Jackson added that both he and Turner-Smith were “a little competitive too,” and that Jenga had exposed some truths about himself.
“Jenga’s great. It really brings out some ugliness in people,” he joked, pointing to himself and laughing.
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This will be both Jackson and Turner-Smith’s first child. Jackson had previously hinted she was due at the end of the month, but said on Live with Kelly and Ryan that the baby will likely come in early April.
“We are in the very, very home stretch,” said Jackson. “Everybody tells us that the first baby’s late so we’re probably 10ish days away.”
“She’s physically fine and the …read more