Having kids is often a beautiful thing. For actor, Anthony Mackie, it’s also a very expensive thing because of the high cost of living.
Anthony Mackie welcomed his third child with longtime love and wife, Sheletta Chapital made it clear that having more kids changes everything about one’s life. He said this in an interview with Los Angeles Times:
I recently had my third kid, and it just messed up everything that was my reality,’ he said. ‘It just changes your entire perspective on the world.”
Even traveling is an issue now – I’ve got to buy five tickets!
I look at my parents – they had six kids. I always wondered why we never took vacations further than Florida or the Gulf Coast ‘ it’s like, “Oh, because they couldn’t afford eight plane tickets, so you just put all the kids in the Lincoln and drive to Florida!”.
The actor had earlier mentioned how expensive it was for large families to have fun because of the high cost of cinema tickets in an interview with Collider
. He said:
“I wish there was a way that more families could afford the opportunity of getting together and going to the movies.
Movies have become so expensive now. If two parents take two kids to the movies, and they get popcorn and soda, you’re out 100 bucks. It’s really expensive. “
“So, I wish there was a way that we could make it more family-friendly. It’s frustrating, the amount of kids that aren’t able to see it because they simply can’t afford it.”
In the capitalist world that we live in today, it’s a given that raising kids will be an expensive venture. Especially if you want to do it right.
Although, I’m quite sure Anthony Mackie won’t have a problem taking his kids on a holiday and to the cinema, given the number of high profile movies he has featured in this year. Or is it case of more money, more problems?