Pete Wentz says parenthood ‘is like making a record’

'You're going to mix it for 18 years' says the Fall Out Boy

Pete Wentz has been discussing his forthcoming role as father, and compared parenthood to the making of an album.

Speaking to Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS-FM radio show this morning (July 10), Wentz said it’s “like making a record, but knowing you’re going to mix it for the next 18 years of your life.”

He also said that pending fatherhood becomes a reality every time he visits the doctor’s office with wife Ashlee.

“I heard women become mothers when they become pregnant, and boys become fathers when the baby is born, so I don’t feel all the physical things, but when I’m in the doctor’s office, I freak out. It’s … crazy because it’s this thing you made.”

Meanwhile, being a dad-to-be has affected Wentz’s creativity, in that he is writing about different issues.

“It’s affected my perspective on the world. I care less about stupid things, petty feuds,” Wentz said, reports usmagazine.com.

The Fall Out Boy bassist also revealed his new ambitions involve simply being a father and said he wants to “live in the suburbs and hang out with my kid.”

–By our New York staff.

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