November 18, 2017
Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson is set to become a father "in the
near future", as he and his husband Justin Mikita are planning to start a
"Justin (Mikita) and I are very excited to come dads in the near future. No announcement yet, nothing has happened, but yeah, we are excited. We have been together for four years and we always said, 'Let's give ourselves five years just to be married,' and that's coming up, five years," Tyler Ferguson told etonline.
The 42-year-old actor gets to practice his parenting skills whilst in "Modern Family, where he plays Mitchell Pritchett, who has an adopted daughter with his partner Cameron Tucker (Eric Stonestreet), but notes its "easier" being a parent on TV because he can give the child back at the end of the day.
He added: "It's easier. You get to give them back. It's like checking out a library book."