Unfortunately, Theron's many talents do not extend to arithmetic education — at least according to Jackson.
"I [thought] I [was doing] a great job until my 8-year-old was like, 'Mom, I don't think you're very good at this. I don't think you're a good teacher,' " she recalls of homeschooling her older child. "I was like, 'Oh my God! Why?' And she goes, 'Because you're not really explaining why this problem is solved.' "
"That's when I was like, 'No, because that's just it — that's just the answer,' " adds the Bombshell star. "And she's like, 'You're not really telling me why.' I was like, 'I am telling you why: because this plus this minus this is this!' "
"I'm a terrible math teacher," she admits.
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