Chilli recently clarified comments made by her boyfriend Matthew Lawrence about her plan to start a family.
The 52-year-old TLC singer was a guest on the Ryan Cameron Uncensored radio show last Friday and told the hosts about the interview they did with the 43-year-old. entertainment tonight it was edited misleadingly.
As for whether they will potentially have children together, he told the host: “You never know.”
“I would never say that (I’m done with families),” she explained, adding that she wants to get married first.
Chilli, who counts Usher as an ex-love, stated: “I have to be married for sure…and I’m not yet.”
Setting the record straight: Chilli recently clarified comments made by her boyfriend Matthew Lawrence about her plan to start a family, stating that she wants to get married first.
It comes after Lawrence recently opened up about his relationship in the ET interview with his brothers Joey and Andrew Lawrence.
When asked if the new couple wants to have children, a clip was modified to show her answer as: ‘I hope. That’s the game plan. That’s what we’re trying to do.
The Mrs Doubtfire actor explained: ‘My life is in full bloom right now. I get to spend time with an amazing woman like Chilli.’
In the conversation on Friday, Chilli, whose real name is Rozonda Thomas, said: “They didn’t show that part, but when you go ahead and watch the full interview, you see that I wasn’t talking about us working on having a baby… because that’s not is what is happening.
Mateo also spoke with MY! to explain what he really meant: ‘Joe and I sympathized with this plan that we had to have children together… when we were children.
And I missed out on the first opportunity and now he’s starting a new family and I was like, “Man, it would be great if we could do it again when I didn’t get a chance to start a family together.”
‘So that’s what I meant by that. I didn’t want to push someone she was dating or anything.
He then talked about his new girlfriend: ‘She’s an amazing person. She is already a mother, she has an amazing son. I respect as much as she raised him. She would be an amazing mom again and I would be incredibly lucky, but that will be in the future.
Last year, Lawrence finalized his divorce from professional dancer Cheryl Burke, to whom he was married for nearly three years.
Photo shoot: The couple posed with Jackee Harry at a dinner party in Los Angeles earlier this month
New love: Lawrence told Entertainment Tonight he wants kids
In another part of the interview with ET, he said: ‘I had never been able to experience (this) type of relationship before. He is a very, very special human being.
He added: ‘I wish more people on the planet were like her. We would be much better.
The couple’s paths crossed when they were on the same flight to Atlanta.
“It was really the flight talking and then saying, ‘Hey, you know what? Let’s keep in touch,’ and it almost didn’t happen,” Lawrence said of the coincidence.
“Literally an hour before the flight was to take off, they said, ‘Okay, we put you on this flight. You have to go,'” he recalled.
They also met in passing at an event where Matthew was speaking on a panel.
At first their bond was platonic, he noted. “It was just a real friendship, you know, for about five or six months, just talking on the phone long distance, like, getting to know each other, seeing each other here and there.”
They eventually took their relationship to a higher level, and now the actor has met Chilli’s family, including his 25-year-old son Tron, whom he shares with his ex Dallas Austin.
The news of Chilli and Matthew’s romance came in January, after TMZ reported that the pair became more than just friends just before Thanksgiving.
The lovebirds spent Thanksgiving and Christmas together in Atlanta, where Matthew met Chilli’s family.
Fame: Chilli is best known for being a member of TLC, one of the most successful girl groups of all time; photographed in 2017
The couple made their romance Instagram official in late December when they shared a video dancing in their pajamas.
In the video, Chilli and Matthew wore matching onesies as they showed off their moves and sang Take on Me by A-ha.
They captioned the joint Instagram post with three hashtags: #newyearsshenanigans #onesiegang #wecute.
Chilli’s rep, Christal Jordan, confirmed the affair to People, adding: “I’ve been with Chilli since 2005 and I’ve never seen her so in love.” She is shining. They are very cute together.