June 2, 2023

Michael Douglas’ eldest son Cameron Douglas has made no secret of his troublesome previous, which incorporates dependancy struggles and a seven-year stint in jail, however his life has utterly modified since turning into a dad of two. 

The 44-year-old is a proud father to son Ryder, two, and daughter Lua, 5, whom he shares along with his long-time girlfriend, Viviane Thibes, 44, and his relationship with Michael, his spouse Catherine Zeta-Jones and his half-siblings, Carys, 20, and Dylan, 22, has solely gotten stronger since their household unit grew. 

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Cameron and his associate Viviane share two kids

“I feel they’re having fun with them simply as a lot as I’m,” Cameron advised Individuals of his dad’s relationship along with his grandkids. “I have been spending a variety of time with them and it is enjoyable being the grandparent, proper? Since you do not actually should take care of the disciplining or any of that stuff, you simply spoil them and have enjoyable with them.” 

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Cameron and Michael have an in depth relationship

Cameron continued: “They love spending time with each of their grandparents and all their uncles and aunts. It is very nice that everyone’s been in a position to spend so much of time collectively as a result of it may be troublesome when individuals are dwelling everywhere. Time goes by rapidly.” 

Cameron’s mother is Diandra Luker, who cut up from Michael in 1995. She additionally has three different kids from one other relationship. 

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Michael and Catherine spend loads of time with their grandkids

Again in 2018 after Lua’s beginning, Michael spoke about his love of being a grandfather, telling Us Weekly: “I used to be telling [Cameron], I really like Lua, she’s beautiful. Grandchildren are nice whenever you’re an empty-nester and you do not have anyone and then you definitely’ve acquired a grandkid – however whenever you nonetheless have children in the home, it is like, ‘Oh, OK. Nice.” 

Additionally, throughout the interview, Cameron touched upon how he navigates the relationships in his household as somebody in restoration. The creator was despatched to jail for possession of heroin, promoting meth, and smuggling medicine into jail. 

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Michael and his grandson Ryder

“They’ve all learn my guide, so that they know just about all of the ins and the outs, however fortunately, they haven’t wanted any of my experience in that space,” he mentioned. “They’re all improbable. One in every of them simply graduated from school. The opposite one is a sophomore, after which the opposite three are on their means subsequent yr. They’re all doing improbable.” 

Cameron continued: “I am definitely not going to attempt to conceal something from them. The concept is to be ready that I am feeling good about and making them be ok with. All that stuff is simply prior to now. Perhaps some fascinating tales for the campfire sooner or later.”

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Michael with granddaughter Lua

Talking about how the help from his household has helped his restoration, Cameron defined: “I feel when someone is actually struggling, to have love and help is essential. As a result of at the least for myself, there are some elements of my life that have been so darkish that I used to be possibly beginning to lose hope for myself. Then having the love and help of individuals that you simply additionally love and respect, it was simply crucial for me.”

See extra photographs of Michael and his household beneath.

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Cameron and his siblings have an in depth bond
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Michael and Catherine have a big prolonged household
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Catherine Zeta-Jones and daughter Carys dote over Cameron’s daughter Lua
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Carys Douglas is a doting aunt

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