Jon Voight was spotted in August, stepping out for an ice cream in London with his grandchildren, but he was surprised the paparazzi caught it on film.
“I didn’t know they recorded that,” he told Access Hollywood on the red carpet at HBO’s Emmys bash, referring to the photos that surfaced, showing him with Pax, Shiloh and Zahara Jolie-Pitt.
“You don’t know – it was supposed to be…” he trailed off. “But yeah, I’ve spent time with my grandchildren. I love my grandchildren. [I’m a] very, very happy granddad.”
When asked about how things were with daughter Angelina Jolie, Jon said, “When your children are happy, and when your grandchildren are happy, you’re happy.”
The actor, who recently starred in two television series – “Lone Star” and “24” for the Emmys network last night – FOX – had high praise for the host of the ceremony – “Glee’s” Jane Lynch.
“Jane did a good job. She’s full of fun surprises and she was totally in control and I thought her opening number was terrific,” he said. “Everything was light and full of fun.”