Whoopi Goldberg, 58, becomes great-grandmother for first time - VIDEO
02 APRIL 2014Whoopi Goldberg is a proud great grandmother for the first time and shared the news of the latest baby to join her family on Instagram on Tuesday.
The TV show host recorded a video of and her tiny great-grandchild on the social networking website, which uses pictures to communicate with the world, and beamed as the tot debuted in moving image.
Whoopi Goldberg has become a great-grandmother
In front of more than 33,000 followers she revealed that she hadn’t fed a newborn in 39 years, after being corrected by a woman who is presumably her granddaughter. “I’m doing something I have done in 40 years,” she approximated. Adding before the clip cuts out: “I’m actually feeding.”
She captioned the short film with a message showing her appreciation for her expanding family. Whoopi admitted that she hasn’t had much practice with youngsters lately so didn’t feel like the best lady for the job until she bonded with the baby. “Everyone meet the new addition to my family Charli Rose and yea I'm a tad awkward it took me a minute been a LONG time! #thankGod4newlife!” she wrote.
Whoopi is 58 and hasn't had much practice lately
It came a week after she posted an image of Charli on her Instagram account, gushing over how gorgeous the little was.
“Oh my GOD... Please my damn bobo!” she exclaimed. The 58-year-old has daughter Alex Martin from her six-year marriage with Alvin Martin, which ended in 1979.
She became a grandmother aged 34 when Alex gave birth to her daughter, Amarah Skye. She then welcomed granddaughter Jerzey in 1995 and grandson Mason in 1999. The Sister Act star got hitched to cinematographer David Claessen in 1986 but the union only lasted two years. Then in 1994 she wed Lyle Trachtenberg and they split the following year. She later told Piers Morgan in an interview that she can no longer commit to a man and she would now focus on loving her relatives.