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Oliver Hudson's confession about daughter's schooling - 'She can't read, but she can gamble'

The nine-year-old left her parents and fans stunned

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Hannah Hargrave
Hannah HargraveUS Deputy Editor
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Oliver Hudson and his wife, Erinn Bartlett, are raising three gorgeous children, but it's not without a struggle or two. 

The Cleaning Lady actor and son of Goldie Hawn opened up to his fans to make a startling revelation about his youngest child after her first parent/teacher conference. 

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In a candid Instagram message, Oliver said: "Just came back from my daughter Rio's parent teacher conference. First one. She's in third grade."

WATCH: Oliver Hudson makes surprising confession about his daughter's schooling 

He continued:  "It was interesting, to say the least. Apparently she can't read, and she's gambling. She's betting on basketball. This is not even a joke."

Oliver then explained the situation a little more and continued to insist he was not making it up. 

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"We were informed that she's bringing money to school and making bets on basketball, on shots. "She's running some sort of a gambling ring. I'm not even kidding. All the kids are bringing money to school. I don't know what is happening." 

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Oliver's daughter is in third grade and has quite the personality 

Erinn could then be heard in the background saying, "She'll be fine," to which Oliver concurred and added: "She'll be fine".

His fans appreciated his honesty, with many turning the situation around and writing: "You could look at it that she has entrepreneurial skills," and, "She can't read, but she's killing it in math".

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Rio only recently turned nine, and Oliver took to Instagram to share a sweet picture of the pair of them wearing matching United States flag print outfits.

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Oliver adores being a dad to his three children 

Rio looked so grown up as she stood alongside her dad, who was all smiles in the celebratory snapshot.

In the caption, Oliver wrote: "My ladybug lemon turned 9 today! My partner in fun! She’s fearless and is confident in who she is.. can’t really ask for much more! But when the boys start coming around she won’t like me anymore.."

Goldie was one of the first to comment on the picture, writing: "Hahahaha ! What a picture! Say everything."

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