Sylvester Stallone went on to make a significant place for himself with Rocky and Rambo franchises in the entertainment industry. He is currently married to American model and entrepreneur Jennifer Flavin and shares three daughters Sophia, Sistine, and Scarlet Rose with her. The talented actor wanted his daughters to have Rambo-like self-defense abilities and even made them practice it at home.

Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone

During the second season of The Family Stallone, one of his daughters revealed that Sylvester Stallone had placed a knife in her backpack when she was in class 4.

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Sylvester Stallone Had Kept A Knife In His Daughter’s Bag To Teach Her Self-Defence

During the premiere episode of The Family Stallone, season 2 Sylvester Stallone’s daughters spoke about their father and revealed that he had packed a knife in their school bag as a part of their self-defense strategy. The Rambo star has three daughters with his wife Jennifer Flavin. According to Sistine, his 25-year-old daughter, Sylvester Stallone made his daughters practice pepper spraying each other. She said-

 “He made us practice pepper spraying each other. Oh my God, that’s so bad. He put a little knife in my backpack in fourth grade.

Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone in Rocky

As a father Sylvester Stallone wanted his daughters to learn self-defense with Defense Strategies Group. According to the episode, Stallone even took his daughters Sistine and Sophia to the Defense Strategies Groups, where he clearly warned them-

“I’m not playing a game –these are the guys that have seen combat, faced death. This is the real deal.”

Along with his three daughters Sophia, Sistine, and Scarlet Rose, Sylvester Stallone has two sons Sage and Seargeoh from his first wife actress Sasha Czack.

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Sylvester Stallone Talks About The Darkest Period Of His Life

Sylvester Stallone is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. During an appearance on Unwaxed, the podcast hosted by his daughters Sophia and Sistine, the actor spoke about one of the darkest periods of his life. The Expendables star confessed that he felt ashamed to be their dad because he could not find any work. The 77-year-old actor recalled-

“I was embarrassed to be your father.  I felt so worthless. You didn’t even really know what I did for a living. He just wanders around looking depressed.”

Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone in Rambo

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He continued to say-

“When the good times go away, that’s when you find out your family is so important. The ship sailed on me, it was pretty bad. And I realized that people you thought were your friends are not your friends. I thought I was definitely done. The phone wasn’t ringing.”

During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter in 2022, Stallone regretted putting his career ahead of his family. He said-

Life is what happens when you’re making other plans. Hopefully, you’re involved with people who understand the foibles of life and the fragility of it and how rare a real good relationship is. Sometimes I put the work ahead of [my family], and that is a tragic mistake that won’t happen again.

Sylvester Stallone experienced massive commercial success during the 1970s and 80s with his popular action drama franchises Rocky and Rambo. His acting career suffered a setback when he stopped getting movies. He bounced back with The Expendables franchise and went on to become a part of Creed spinoffs and Guardians Of The Galaxy.

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