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Terry Crews Reveals Secret to Staying Energetic With 5 Children and Busy Career: ‘I Am a Nap Pro’ (Exclusive)

How does he do it? Terry Crews has five children, not to mention a successful acting career, so how does stay so energetic?

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Terry Crews On Staying Energetic With Kids and Career
Terry Crews attends the NBC 2019/20 Upfront at Four Seasons Hotel New York on May 13, 2019 in New York City. Jim Spellman/WireImage/Getty Images

“You know what the key is? A midday nap,” the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor, 50, told Us Weekly exclusively at the red carpet for NBC Entertainment’s 2019/20 New Season. “I have a whole technique.”

The America’s Got Talent host went into detail, adding: “I have the eye patches, the noise-canceling headphones. I can take a nap anywhere, I am a nap pro. I’ll take it in a car, in the lobby, in the airport.”

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The comedian and his wife, Rebecca King-Crews, welcomed their daughter Naomi in 1989 and tied the knot a year later. Naomi became a big sister in 1990 when Azriel arrived, followed by Tera in 1999, Wynfrey in 2004 and Isaiah in 2007.

In 2016, the gospel singer, 53, told Us exclusively that she and the former NFL player were interested in an even bigger brood.

[Adoption is] something we discussed back when we were first married,” Rebecca told Us at the time. “It was something that I always felt kind of called to do. I would see ads in magazines, and I would just stare at them like, ‘I’m going to do that one day.’ We got to number five and decided we were done making our own. Our joke is we’re going to get one from someone else. Our kids are harassing us. They are like, ‘When are we going to do it?’”

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The athlete chimed in, telling Us, “I keep saying, ‘We’ve got to wait until we’re ready,’ but we weren’t ready for our own kids. It’s weird. You’re never ready … Literally, one day we’re just going to have to do it!”

With reporting by Emily Longeretta

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