EXCLUSIVE: Cheyenne Jackson and Jason Landau Say Fatherhood 'Hurts So Good'

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Cheyenne Jackson wasn’t loving date night over the weekend -- and for good reason!

The American Horror Story vet stepped out with husband Jason Landau for the Family Equality Council’s Impact Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Saturday night. But, the actor had the couple’s 5-month-old twins on his mind.

“I miss them,” he admits. “I miss them when I'm in the same room as them!”

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The pair says they’re still getting used to life as dads.

“I mean, there's a lot more worry than we were not expecting,” Landau shares. “You know, we've got these cameras that we watch all the time. So, when we're not there, we're watching.”

“It sounds cliche, but we always say, it's a love like you never thought possible,” Jackson jumps in. “You don't know until you are a dad, or a mom, on your own.”

“It hurts,” Landau says. “It hurts really good.”

“It hurts so good!” Jackson agrees. “I miss them.”

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Jackson and Landau welcomed twins Willow and Ethan in October, and they say the Family Equality Council’s mission to protect LGBT families’ rights hits home now more than ever.

“We're dads now,” Cheyenne notes. “This has always been important, this organization that includes LGBT families. But now that we are one, everything feels different. It's personal.”

“I'd also say, like, in the process of having our children, there was a point where you're preparing for it, legally,” Landau adds. “To know that we are protected, and that people have done the work before us, to allow for us to have our children, and to know that no matter what was going to happen, we were going to be fine, protected and they were going to be ours. So, the Family Equality Council was an organization that we knew was behind a lot of that. So, we're very grateful.”

ET also chatted with Jackson’s Horror Story co-star, Sarah Paulson, at the event. Check out the video below to learn her thoughts on having kids of her own.