Busy Philipps Shares Her 12-Year-Old Child Birdie Is Gay

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the devoted mom also imparted some wisdom on Birdie after finding them lying on the floor of their room listening to Harry Styles‘ music in the dark. 

“I was like, ‘Are you alright? Do you want to talk about anything?'” Philipps described. “And Birdie said, ‘It’s just I feel like I’m alive, but I’m not really living, you know? And I just want the living part to start.'”

The actress could relate to how Birdie was feeling. “I got really emotional because I said, well, first off, welcome to being my daughter,” she said. “But, I want to say this to you because I wish somebody would have said this to me: This is living. You can’t wait for it to start…You can’t think, like, if only I can get to X, like then I’m gonna start living.'” The star reflected on how she had previously lived her life waiting for the future and “fantasizing” about a certain thing that would make her feel differently, but has since learned how to “sit still” and “sit in it.” 

Philipps also empowered her child to live a life they want—however that looks. “I said to [Birdie], ‘The other

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