Chris Pratt jokes he doesn’t know how to spell 2-year-old daughter Eloise’s name: ‘There’s no Y?’

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Chris Pratt recently shared a hilarious parenting moment on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, where he talked about the challenges of being a dad to his two young daughters, Eloise Christina and Lyla Maria. The actor, who is married to Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt, also has an older son named Jack from a previous relationship.

During the interview, Pratt revealed that his youngest daughter, Eloise, who just turned 2, loves to play a game called “No!” where she always wins by saying no to her parents. The actor joked about how he never knew you could say no to your parents when he was growing up.

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Fallon then showed Pratt a drawing made by his 3½-year-old daughter Lyla, where she successfully spelled out her sister’s name, Eloise. Pratt humorously admitted that he didn’t know how to spell Eloise until he saw his daughter’s drawing.


Pratt and Schwarzenegger Pratt recently celebrated Eloise’s 2nd birthday with heartfelt messages on social media, expressing their love for their “smiliest, silliest” daughter. The couple also shared photos of Eloise on Instagram, showing off their adorable birthday girl.

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At the premiere of The Garfield Movie, Pratt spoke to PEOPLE about whether his kids had seen the film yet. He mentioned that he would definitely show the movie to his daughters, as it is safe for all ages and would likely be the first of his films that they see.

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It’s clear that Chris Pratt is navigating the joys and challenges of parenthood with humor and love, creating precious memories with his growing family.


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