Drake dropped a big bomb on his album. Scorpion in June, confirming the rumorous news that he had a son named Adonis with the French artist and former adult film star Sophie Brussaux. And now, the Canadian rapper is opening up about his 1-year-old son and the relationship he and Brussaux have today.
In the episode of Friday of the new series of HBO without script of LeBron James The store, Drake, 31, was enthusiastic about his son, he even showed James and the athlete's business partner, Maverick Carter, pictures of the "beautiful" guy on his phone.
"[He has] crazy blue eyes – baby blue eyes, "Drake said, adding," he's already in the pool shooting basketball. "
"I'm excited," Drake said about fatherhood, explaining that he's been turning to "all the things I've learned from my father and the incredible things I've learned through my mother about patience, about unconditional love."
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The two were not together when she gave birth to Adonis on October 11 last year. In May of 2017, Brussaux, who was seen with the rapper that January after her separation from Jennifer Lopez, said she was three and a half months pregnant with Drake's son and hired two important New York City attorneys. York to begin the process to prove paternity and seek child support, TMZ reported. Drake learned the results of the DNA test in March.
In Scorpion, Drake said he celebrated when he heard the news, and even rushed to buy a crib for his son. According to the track, Drake had only met Adonis once during the Christmas season, but he hoped to make another visit soon, as well as an improvement in his relationship with Brussaux, considering that the two were "always cutting back".
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"I'm a single parent who learns to communicate with a woman who, we've had our moments," Drake told James and Carter in The store. "I want to be able to explain to my son what happened. But I have no desire that he does not love his mother. I never want the world to get mad at his mother. We have found ourselves in a situation and we are both equally responsible. Now, I'm really excited to be a great father. "
"Whatever happens, I have an unconditional love for my son's mother because I want him to love his mother and I have to project that energy," Drake added.
the Degrassi: the next generation Alum's own parents divorced when he was 5 years old (Drake was raised by his mother in Toronto).
"I did not come from that [peace]"Drake said." I came from my mother saying: & # 39; Your father is this & # 39; My father would never speak ill of my mother, never, never ever. "My mother is the most kind, kind and sweet woman, but she is a despised woman and an exhausted woman".
"I was very hard with my parents for giving me a kind of childhood with which I had to wrap my mind as it grew," he said on the show. "Several times I suggested that they could have done a better job in co-parenting, staying together, not being so divided."
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Living that pain made Drake want to correct him in his own adulthood. He joked about The store about the wish for headlines like, "Drake started a family with Rihanna" and a relationship that would seem "so perfect" and would look "so good on paper".
"I wanted that," he said. "Of course, as life takes shape and teaches you your own lessons, I end up in this situation where I do not have the fairy tale."
Drake said the most difficult thing was to tell his mother about Brussaux. "I think I was more afraid to tell my mother because my mother has had real relationships with women in my life over the years that I'm sure she would expect or be happy if she had to get one of those women." pregnant, "Drake said, laughing." It was hard for me to tell her that it was someone she never knew. "