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Say what you will about T.I. but with six kids under his belt, he knows a little something about parenting. Having a bunch of babies doesn’t make you a father but from what we’ve seen on “T.I. and Tiny’s Family Hustle,” he’s definitely a man who takes pride in being a good dad and supporting his children.
Early in his career, TIP was dubbed the “Jay-Z of the south” for his lyricism and now he has some advice for Jay on how to be the “T.I. of fathers.” During an interview with Fuse, he laid down a little wisdom for how Jigga should go about life as a new father, particularly as a father to a baby girl.
“Little girls are going to judge men they meet in the future based off how their father treated them. You’ve got to be her first love, her first everything so when she run into nonsense in the street then she’ll know, ‘Nah, my daddy would never do it like that, so this isn’t even worth my time or attention.’”
Preach. T.I. also had one more thing to add:
“Another piece of advice is enjoy the moments. Enjoy the moments because once they’re gone, they’re gone.”
It was clear from his expressions, T.I. misses having a baby in the house. He and Tiny’s youngest son, Major, is four now, but TIP said he particularly misses King as a baby (probably because he’s so bad now—sorry, had to say it.)
“King, when he was small, he had the fattest little cheeks,” he gushed. “He just looked like a cute lil’ baby boy. Then he started stretching out and getting long. … Now I need another baby. You miss those baby moments.”
I think Tiny misses those moments too which means they might be hustling to make that happen on season 2 of their show. We’ll have to watch and see.
Check out the clip of T.I. sharing his parenting advice here. What do you think about what he said?
Brande Victorian is a blogger and culture writer in New York City. Follower her on Twitter at @be_vic.
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Real Housewives of D.C.
Season 1, Episode 4
You Like Me! You Really Really Like Me!
The other cast members are all wising up to the fact that the Salahis are insane. We all know now about the infamous White House dinner fiasco, but in this episode, the ladies learn that the Salahis also snuck into the Congressional Black Caucus dinner and ended up being escorted out by security. Stacie is particularly appalled by this and the ladies (and gents) cackle and gossip about Michaele and Tareq on the way to the wanna-be-celeb couple’s winery. Oh and the winery is full of security because Tareq’s mama counter-sued his behind about the property and according to him, she is determined to ruin the Salahi’s day with their “friends.” I guess she doesn’t know that none of them are really friends. Cat leaves the dinner early because she’s an ornery English person and Michaele does her best to insult as many people as possible, especially Lynda and Mary. An earlier scene at a birthday party for a hair stylist shows Mary and Michaele battling for the unofficial title of most beloved client. Weird. There is a touch of substance to the episode though. Stacie, who is adopted, finds her white birth mother and discovers that she has a Nigerian father who does not know she exists. Interestingly enough, she’s the most well-adjusted person of the cast. The episode ends with Tareq about to make some kind of explosive announcement. Of all the Real Housewives shows, this cast (with the exception of Stacie) seems the most inauthentic, which is quite a feat considering the women on the other shows. Are you watching this version of “Real Housewives?” Which version is your favorite?
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