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Hugh Jackman’s Kids Won’t Admit He’s Cool

07/25/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Hugh Jackman The Wolverine Kids Jerritt Clark/Getty

For Hugh Jackman, being a blockbuster, A-list actor often earns him a “meh” at the very least from his two kids. Even with The Wolverine set to open this weekend, he says they resist the urge to act like his biggest fans.

“They’re not going to give that up to me. They’re not going to be like, ‘Yeah Dad, you’re the coolest!’” Jackman told PEOPLE Wednesday at The MOMS’ Mamarazzi event in New York City.

“My son actually saw the movie, and I asked him what he thought, and he begrudgingly goes, ‘Oh, awesome.’”

His son Oscar, 13, is especially having trouble adapting to dad’s spotlight, Jackman says, having been frequently photographed with sister Ava, 8, over the years.
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