Published on Jun 19, 2024 12:00 AM

At Home with Neil Patrick Harris, His Fiancé David Burtka & Their Twins

Original Air Date: June 3, 2012

Oprah visits Emmy-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris, his fiancé David Burtka and their 18-month old twins, Harper and Gideon, at their home in the quiet suburbs of Los Angeles. In a television exclusive, this modern American family opens their home and private family life to Oprah and her cameras for the first time. Then, Oprah sits down with Neil and David, who have been a couple for eight years, as they speak candidly about what it was like for them growing up gay, Neil's decision to come out in Hollywood, its impact on his career and their decision to have children. They open up about their private struggles in their relationship as David, both a trained chef and actor, says it isn't easy being in a relationship where one person is more famous and successful than the other. They talk about the pressures of living in Hollywood and knowing the entire world is watching their modern family to see if they can go the distance. Oprah gets a rare and intimate look at how this loving modern family functions.

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