Kevin Hart has said his daughter was "tough" on him after he cheated on his wife, saying it made him realise "the impact your mistakes could truly have".

The Hollywood actor and comedian joined Will Smith for a Father's Day edition of Red Table Talk on Facebook, where he candidly spoke about the repercussions of his public scandals.

When asked by Smith how he addresses those issues with his children, Hart said: "You're never prepared for that side of it. I can say having a little girl in my life, it's tough. You don't realise the impact that your mistakes could truly have. When the kids get involved, it's a different feeling, it's a different emotion."

"Through my public debacles, I got on some armour. It's very hard to shoot through this… it's very hard to bother me," Hart continued. "But when your child shows disappointment, shows emotion, shows 'I don't understand why?' and you got to have those conversations, well now, the head drops for the first time.

"And now you realise that there's a different emotional cord that can be pulled on you that no one else has the privilege of ever touching. And my daughter touched on that cord when me and my wife went through what we went through," Hart said, referencing his admission of cheating on his second wife, Eniko Parrish.

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"My talk with Heaven… that was one like no other," he said of his 16-year-old daughter from his first marriage. "Getting my daughter back, getting my daughter to understand that I was sorry, that I made a mistake.

"My daughter was tough on me. Until this day, my daughter is tough on me. My daughter don't play no games with her father."

In addition to the cheating scandal, Hart received backlash after old tweets surfaced in which he expressed anti-gay sentiments and used homophobic terminology and slurs. The controversy led to him stepping down as Oscars host.

"When the whole thing started to happen with the LGBTQ+ community and the misconception of me, what I was and what I am and what I feel, my daughter was so upset because she couldn't process how people could think this about her father," Hart said.

"It was so tough because this was when I started to realise how my fame has an impact on my household. There is a certain level of obliviousness."

He said his daughter "checked" him and told him to be mindful of things he says in public.

"Now, I can honestly say the relationships have improved because I'm now aware of the s*** that I could've done to bring havoc or bring problem," he added.

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