Actress Lauren London wants to clear up some misconceptions about her son’s father, Lil Wayne. She says that her son is not “the result of some kind of one night stand or groupie encounter with his father.” In fact, she says that she’s known Wayne for years.
“I met Dwayne when I was 15 years old. I’ve known him a very long time, and we were in a relationship that didn’t make it,” she says.
Before they called it quits for good, they almost tied the knot. “We tried more than once to revive it, and we were engaged briefly years ago, but we eventually parted ways. People see the ‘Lil’ Wayne’ persona and think they know who he really is. My son’s father is an intelligent, loving and lovable person who will always be a dear friend. That is all.”
London says that she and the other mothers of Wayne’s children – Nivea, and his ex-wife Antonia Carter – get along well for the sake of their kids.
“We are all good-hearted women who love our children and we want them to know each other. Real friendships have grown from that foundation and the result has been more love, less drama and less trauma for our kids.”
While Lil Wayne was incarcerated, London said he was a great father.