The Undoing star stated his son was seeking to fix a Maths dilemma when the incident took place.
The actor, who has 5 kids, opened up in the course of a SAG-AFTRA Basis Conversations at Home interview with his Audio And Lyrics co-star Drew Barrymore.
The 60-12 months-aged is currently living in Turkey with his family members whilst he shoots a motion picture there.
“I’ve rented two youngsters to appear and homeschool them,” Hugh described. “Poor factors, they really do not know what is hit them. Ghastly.
“My son self-harmed himself in front of this younger tutor currently mainly because he couldn’t do a basic little bit of arithmetic – so he stabbed himself in the confront with a Biro.”
We must point out that Hugh chuckled right after recounting the tale in the video clip (earlier mentioned), so hopefully no really serious hurt was done. HuffPost Uk has contacted the actor’s rep for remark.
The Appreciate Essentially star has two young children with his ex, Tinglan Hong, and three with Swedish Television set producer Anna Eberstein, who he married in 2018.
Hugh just lately credited his youngsters with creating him a far better actor.
“People say to me ‘You’ve acquired improved as an actor in the last ten yrs… Why?’ And I at times consider it may possibly be because of the kids,” he informed Weekend magazine last year.
“I suggest, it’s absolutely knackering trying to be a youthful father in an old man’s system and I’ve discovered that if you are 60 and there are five modest young children in the dwelling you just cannot have a hangover possibly,” he suggests.
He provides: “But it is really worth it. Definitely.”