It is an exciting time for the entire De Nijs family. People will also be very sympathetic to Rob’s youngest son, Julius. He is used to the fact that his father is very ill. Party spoke to his mother Hernriëtte de Nijs a while ago. She gave an insight into the life of the youngest De Nijs.
When Party asks whether Henriëtte thinks Julius is doing well, she replies: “Yes. He is very comfortable in his own skin, despite everything. He used to play hockey, but he dropped out of that. We want him to exercise, so now he’s taking jump lessons. Somersaults and things like that. He likes to be at home
gaming. They communicate with each other online via the Discord app. For example, he is chatting with an eleven-year-old boy from Puerto Rico. They communicate with each other in fluent English, which is of course also good from an educational point of view. Sometimes I think: get away from that gaming, but it’s fun and relaxation for him. Moreover, he really considers those fellow gamers he meets online as his friends.
Just to his boyfriend in Puerto Rico
We have a different perception of friendship, but I think this is part of the new era. He recently suggested that he take a vacation to the Caribbean and then visit his boyfriend in Puerto Rico. That kind of thing, Rob and I can have a good laugh about it.”