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'Voice' coach and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine thinks 40 is about the right age to start having children.
updated 8/11/2011 8:37:07 PM ET 2011-08-12T00:37:07

Babies on the brain?

Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine wants to start a family — but the 32-year-old isn't ready to be a dad just yet.

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"I want to start having kids, yeah," "The Voice" coach told Piers Morgan on Wednesday. "(But) not for seven or eight years!"

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Levine told Morgan, 46, that when he envisions his life in ten years, he hopes there's a toddler in the picture: "I'd love to be maybe considering the idea of having a family. And at (42), I'd love to have maybe a 2-year-old." 

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So does his desire to be a father mean he also wants to walk down the aisle? "Not necessarily," he said. "I don't think that you necessarily have to be married to have children.... Marriage is a controversial thing, clearly. I find that in a lot of ways, it doesn't work. Then in some ways, it does. I'm inspired by certain marriages. I'm uninspired by others."

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Levine is currently dating Victoria's Secret model Anne Vyalitsyna. In the past, he's been romantically linked to Jessica Simpson, Natalie Portman, Maria Sharapova and Kirsten Dunst.

Copyright 2012 Us Weekly

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