Joey Lawrence Grateful Daughter Okay, Series on Way
Hollywoodnews.com:Joey Lawrence reports that with a nine-week-old and a four-year-old at home, “I’m lucky if I get four hours of sleep a night” – but he’s not complaining. “Life is great, man,” he wants us to know.
Joey and wife Chandie went through a harrowing experience with their baby daughter Liberty Grace – “Libby” – who had to be delivered prematurely and kept in intensive care for five days due to complications with Chandie’s Rh disease, a blood condition of which they were unaware until she was already pregnant.
Now he’s happy to have moved on to the normal stresses of parenthood, as Libby and big sister Charli are just fine. “It’s weird being a dad. It’s really amazing. It feels like an out-of-body experience at times,” the one-time teen heartthrob says with a smile.
Joey is also busy gearing up to begin production next month on his and Melissa Joan Hart’s forthcoming “Melissa & Joey” half hour comedy for ABC Family. He admits there was a time when the last place he expected to find himself was back on series TV – but that was a five-year career break, a family, “Dancing With the Stars” and “My Fake Fiance” ago. The latter romantic comedy telepic became a record breaker last year, ratings-wise, for ABC Family, which then became starry-eyed over the prospect of bringing Joey and Melissa back together for a series.
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