It’s not clear if Rob Lowe had the sexual conversation with her son, John Owen Lowebut he certainly had sex register talk. The 28-year-old actor revealed he heard about his father’s infamous 1998 sex tape from a high school classmate during a chat with men’s health published on March 14. “I was in eighth grade or freshman year of high school, and a kid said, ‘You know, your dad has a sex tape online,'” he recalled. “I was like, ‘What?'”
” You know what it is ? Santa,” John Owen continued. “I don’t think most parents ever have that moment where they sit the kids down and say, ‘Okay, we have to tell you something. A child has just understood. There were no milestone markers, like, ‘Okay, he’s 16 now, time for them to learn more about this part of our lives!’
Finding out about the now 58-year-old star’s sex tape was just the start of John Owen’s dad troubles. He went on to say that he didn’t want to be around his dad once he realized people were using him to get closer to her. St. Elmo’s Fire alum. “The number of times I was compared to my father and the number of times he was brought up in conversation made me feel so uncomfortable that I wanted to get away from that as much as possible,” he admitted.
However, John Owen has finally come along and is now as close to his famous father as he can get: their new comedy, Unstable, is about to drop on Netflix. The couple created the script together and based it on their experiences living together. The plot of the series follows a son, played by John Owen, who is forced to work in his father’s (played by Rob) business.
Rob and John Owen previously worked together on Fox’s 9-1-1: Lone Star, which debuted in 2020 and stars the first. John Owen contributed writer to over 30 episodes, while his uncle, Chad Lowestarred in and directed a few episodes of the ER drama series, by IMDb.
“I’m so happy and proud and it makes working even more fun than usual,” Rob said of working with his family in a 2021 chat with entertainment tonight. “We can have a full conversation about a scene or a sequence and I’ll forget he’s my son and I’ll forget he’s my brother and I’ll be like, man, these guys really knew what they were were doing !”
John Owen said working with his family – and enjoying it to the fullest – means a lot to him. “It’s rare that you become best friends [with someone] and also look up to someone and, you know, we work in the same industry, so I can not only look up to them emotionally but also professionally, which is amazing for me,” he said. note. How nice!
Rob shares John Owen his eldest son, Matthew Lowewith his wife, Sheryl Berkoff. The couple walked down the aisle in 1991.
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