“Well actually, [Brad Pitt] was such a good friend of mine, and we did consider it,” the 54-year-old singer-songwriter told Australia’s Studio 10. “And yet, I looked and I saw how badly he wanted children and I thought, ‘I don’t want to share this with someone who really, badly wants children because my children don’t need another parent – they have two.’”
“Of course, my teenagers now are like, ‘I could have had Brad Pitt [as my dad]!’ My son said, ‘I could’ve been amazingly handsome!’” Melissa continued jokingly.
“It’s one of the reasons why David Crosby and his wife are so perfect – because they had children,” Melissa continued (David ended up being the sperm donor of kids Bailey and Beckett). “They were looking to do this as a gift. And my children are lovely and gorgeous anyways.”