Speaking to The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre column, Liam, 26, stated: “Me and Cheryl had a very open conversation about visiting, but it’s difficult.
“So it is simply been troublesome having to put up with plenty of FaceTime, and generally he desires to discuss on FaceTime, generally he does not.
“I have a new-found respect for people who have these jobs that mean they have to miss their kids a lot.”
Liam – who’s presently courting US mannequin Maya Henry, 19 – additionally revealed he just lately missed Bear’s third birthday due to the lockdown.
He stated: “It was right around his birthday that it (lockdown) happened. It was one of the first times I was in the country for his birthday and I was ready to go over and I just thought, ‘I don’t know how I feel about it’.”
Meanwhile, Cheryl just lately took to her Instagram Stories to reveal Bear hadn’t had a party due to coronavirus however she is hoping to placed on a belated bash for her and Liam’s toddler later in the yr.
She stated: “Thank you to everyone who’s sending birthday wishes. He’s three today.
“Obviously no occasion, nevertheless it does not matter, he is nonetheless having plenty of enjoyable, plenty of cake, plenty of toys.
“Hopefully in the summer, if we all stay home, we can have a celebration of both … rid of this horrific, horrible virus and a late birthday party.”
Liam and Cheryl dated between February 2016 and July 2018 and welcomed Bear in March 2017.