‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Uncle Si Talks Iced Tea, Marriage Troubles And God
We all know and love Uncle Si from “Duck Dynasty” for his carefree and playful attitude. However, there is actually a serious side to Uncle Si when it comes to talking about his his Wife, kids, and God. Recently, Foxnews.com had a sit down with Si about these things, and here’s what the bearded wonder had to say…
FOX411: What’s with the cups?
Uncle Si: I’m always just carrying a Tupperware cup, ever since my mom went to a Tupperware party and got ’em. I’ve left them strewn all over the U.S. and Europe. I drink iced tea out of them.
FOX411: Will you have an iced-tea line?
Si: Well, that’s in the works I think.
FOX411: Anything you guys have said no to?
Si: (Laughs) They’re coming up with new ideas all the time. That’s Willie’s and Corey’s department. I don’t get involved in the business end of it.
FOX411: You write very honestly about your wife’s difficulty in conceiving.
Si: She went to all the specialists and they all said, “You’ll never have kids.” I said, “Don’t worry about it.” She said, “Yeah but I know you love ’em so I’m not going to marry you.” I said, “Hey, don’t worry about that. The doctors don’t have the final word. I believe in a higher power,” and I’ve got what you call two miracle babies, my daughter and my son and they gave me four grandsons a piece.
FOX411: You were also very honest about your son’s mental health issues.
Si: Yeah he had some serious problems. The doctors finally figured out the medicine he needed and then everything was fine. Sometimes it’s necessary to medicate.
FOX411: It put a lot of stress on your marriage.
Si: Oh yeah but if you think you’re going to go through this life without running into some problems then you need to think again. It’s not going to happen.
FOX411: Do you think people get divorced too easily?
Si: Oh definitely. Look the Bible says that you marry for life okay. It’s a lifetime decision. They look at it way too trivial.
FOX411: How important is your faith to you?
Si: That’s what got me through 65 years of life. My belief in God and what He’s done for us and what He will do for us. That’s a lot of the problems now. Look a lot of people don’t believe there’s evil. If there’s good in this world, then you’re being intellectually dishonest, if you believe there’s a good power you’ve also got to believe there’s an evil power too. There are physical laws that are in place. We’ve got the physical world we see but there’s a microscopic world that you have to have special stuff to see, just because you don’t see it with your naked eye doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.
For more of this interview, head over to foxnews.com