Adam Sandler’s daughter Sunny Sandler is now a movie star in her own right, but before she had a clear idea of how Hollywood worked, she wasn’t thrilled to see her father kissing actresses for his films .
Sandler appeared as a guest on The Jennifer Hudson Show Tuesday to promote his new Netflix animated feature, Leo, in which his daughters, Sadie and Sunny, join him in the cast. He and Hudson recall starring in the 2017 Netflix title together. Sandy WexlerHudson remembering that her son, David, who was 6 at the time, didn’t know why she was kissing her co-star in a scene.
For his part, Sandler responded that his own daughters sometimes had a hard time seeing him screw actresses for his projects, with Sunny, now 15, having a stronger reaction than her older sister, Sadie, today. now aged 17. Both Sunny and Sadie played the lead role. with their parents – Adam Sandler and his wife Jackie Sandler – in the Netflix film So you’re not invited to my Bat Mitzvahpublished earlier this year and which sparked strong critical reactions.
“When I have to kiss someone, they’re not happy,” Sandler said of his daughters. “My wife always tells them, ‘Everything’s fine. It’s part of the job. Let daddy kiss.’
Sandler continued: “Sadie has always been OK with it. Sunny would always go to my wife and say, “You have to watch them. It’s not good. I do not like it.'”
He went on to say he was “a little tight-lipped” for his kissing movie and joked, “I don’t open too wide.” Hudson agreed about their time together: “It’s very fitting for a movie.”
In addition to Hudson, Sandler is known for starring alongside a litany of high-profile love interests. This includes Drew Barrymore (The wedding singeramong other titles), Winona Ryder (Mr. Acts), Marisa Tomei (Anger management), Kate Beckinsale (Click on), Salma Hayek (The adults) and Jennifer Aniston (Murder Mystery and others).