O ator Nick Zano deixou um recado muito emocionante aos seus fãs para explicar a sua ausência no novo episódio de DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (que vai ao ar esta noite na TV americana).

Em um post no Instagram, Zano contou que, três meses atrás, na época de gravação do episódio 4x04 da série, ele acompanhou o nascimento de sua segunda filha. A chegada da bebê, porém, foi complicada e a recém-nascida precisou passar por uma cirurgia de emergência logo em seu primeiro dia de vida e ficou internada em unidade neonatal por mais um mês.

O ator conta que a esposa o questionou sobre o motivo de ele ter esperado tanto tempo para revelar a menina ao mundo. Zano escreve que sentiu muito medo por toda a situação que a família vivenciou nesse período de recuperação da menina, mas que agora ela está saudável e sendo amada.

O novo papai agradeceu todos os fãs, amigos e familiares, e falou em especial sobre realizadores de DC’s Legends of Tomorrow que ajudaram a acomodar a agenda de produção com empatia e humanidade.

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I’m not in tonight’s episode and there’s a valid reason behind it... Three months ago Leah gave birth to our second baby... She had a very complicated/stressful pregnancy that she handled with total strength and grace. Very long story internet short, our baby came into this world and went straight into the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit)... About 24 hours after arriving she needed a life saving surgery, one that required her to fight through 9 hours of surgery then another 2 hour emergency procedure after that surgery. She was a day old. We almost lost her in front of us but this baby girl is pure warrior queen and fought every single day. She spent little over a month in the NICU at #BCChildrensHospital where a team and I mean a literal team of extraordinary minds worked together daily to keep her alive. We are forever grateful to our surgeon Dr. Baird and the kindest, most caring, beautiful nursing staff that saw all of us at our worst and eventually at our best. Family, friends and our doula JoJo pulled us through.... Taking time off a tv show isn’t as easy as it sounds and there are so many moving parts in order to do so and if it weren’t for @gberlanti & @phil.klemmer being great human beings and family men themselves this experience could have been much different for my family. So I wanted to take this opportunity to thank Greg & Phil, thank my cast mates(slash)siblings for picking up scenes and losing days off, our production team piecing together the schedules and my crew for caring so much #Legendsfamily ... Leah would ask me “are you hiding our daughter from the world?” The answer is obviously no but I had FEAR... She has been doing so well in recovery I was afraid of changing ANYTHING in the slightest way, including sharing her arrival. I was afraid, bringing her out to the world would change something in her healing process... Today I decided to let fear go. She’s happy, healthy and loved. Welcome (3 months late) to the world baby girl.

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