Josh Holloway: 'There's a Reason Why Women Have Babies'

01/25/2010 at 04:00 PM ET

Looks can be deceiving, in more ways than one! During a recent appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres ShowJosh Holloway was quick to downplay the notion that he appears well-rested.

“I’m good at faking it,” the Lost star — dad to 9-month-old daughter Java — said. “She was up all night.”

All the sleep deprivation has apparently begun to take a toll! Josh then launched into a humorous story about one early morning wake-up call that actually wasn’t.

“Men … we say we get up at night and we try our best to get up at night and be a warrior. I was doing all that and still am,” he explains, “but this is just how bad we are.”

“I got up, and I am sitting there burping the baby when my wife scolds me. [She said,] ‘What are you doing?’ And I was just in shock. Like, ‘What do you mean what am I doing?'”

Josh then told wife Yessica Kumala to “be quiet … I am burping the baby.” His shock soon turned to confusion when Yessica, in turn, informed him that it was she who was in fact holding Java.

“I was burping the couch,” Josh, 40, revealed with a laugh. “I had a pillow [and was burping it].”

“So we’re not so talented. There’s a reason why women have babies.”

Source: The Ellen DeGeneres Show

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Shirese on

I love Josh Holloway and Java is a cutie.

Lori on

Can’t get enough of Josh Holloway and his family! Love his daddy adventures (stories) with little Java. 😉 All the best to them…

Lex on

There’s a better pic of the two of them somewhere, and all I can say is that this little girl is STUNNING. She’s very pretty.

Hurley on

LOL!! Josh is hilarious!! and great looking to boot!!

{JeLisa} on

Very cute!

Hea on

Hahaha! That almost made me cry from laughter.

Hot daddy, cute baby and, weirdly enough, I wish I was a pillow?

Amber on

LMAO!!!!!!!!! Sleep is a precious thing.

Danielle on

Oh my goodness, I was doubled over laughing! SO CUTE!

mrsh on

Haha! I love it. That’s so funny!

jaQ on

lmbo– what a nice, honest story.

jaQ on

i think hea’s comment may be even funnier though!

amsjl on

PRICELESS!!!! At least he pariticipates in newborn “stuff”. Mine didnt! Oh well, bygones. Funny story (burping the couch…lmao…good story, good couple.

Eleonora on

So funny! And Yessica is a lucky woman!

Allie-Rose on

Awww that was cute! … and funny!

Diana on

Too funny!!!

FC on

LMAO, aww, poor sleep-deprived Josh! But the idea of him seriously burping a couch pillow is hilarious! 😀