Busy Philipps Says Her Children Make Her ‘Cry on a Daily Basis’: ‘All a Tears, All the Time’


Busy Philipps is famous for bringing a laughs on all from her radio appearances to her Instagram Stories.

But the Cougar Town alum and mom of dual practice her share of tears, too, when it comes to her daughters: Cricket Pearl, 4, and Birdie Leigh, 9.

“My children make me cry on a daily basement about everything,” Philipps, 38, says with a giggle in an speak for PEOPLE’s Celeb Parents Get Real. “Tears of joy, tears of pain, tears of unhappiness — all a tears, all a time.”

“Sometimes I’ll cry since they’re so lovable or they’re being so sweet, and afterwards Birdie will be like [rolls eyes], ‘Mom … don’t cry ’cause we’re cute,’ ” adds a star. “She is so over it. She’ll be like, ‘Why are we crying? So weird.’ ”

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The former Freaks and Geeks actress recalls one of her many annoying parenting moments as a new occurrence when it was design day during Cricket’s propagandize and she forsaken off her daughter in a rainbow dress before remembering what day it was — and a condition that a kids had to wear all white.

“I was like, ‘I’m so sorry, of march it’s today! we left [her outfit] during home, I’ll be right back,’ ” says Philipps. “And I ran to Target and we bought white leggings and a white Hanes small boys’ T-shirt, and we ran behind and we was like, ‘Here’s her white outfit!’ It was embarrassing.”

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Right before Cricket was born, the Dawson’s Creek alum remembers a time when her romantic side got her into utterly a gummy conditions — involving both paparazzi and cops, when she was on her approach to collect adult a rice play from a grill in Beverly Hills.

“I was being followed by 3 [paparazzi], we was freaking out, and we was really dramatically holding a side of my face and great … and we got pulled over by a military officer since he suspicion we was articulate on my dungeon phone,” she recalls. “And afterwards we had to remonstrate him that we wasn’t articulate on my phone.”

I attempted to get Birdie to do that thing where we splash a milkshake during a same time. She justly suspicion it was super sore and couldnt stop shouting during me. 😂

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“He was like, ‘Why were we crying?’ I’m like, ‘Because I’m 9 months profound and the paparazzi are following me,’ and he was like, ‘Why would paparazzi be following you?’ ” Philipps says. “I was like, ‘Seriously?! Now you’re negging me?!’ ”

“And afterwards we pointed, and there were paparazzi taking my picture while we was removing my sheet and he was like, ‘Oh, contemptible about that. Okay, I’m gonna let we go, um … don’t speak on a phone,’ ” she continues. “I was like, ‘I wasn’t articulate on a phone!’ “