Bow Wow Explains Why He And Erica Mena Live With His Mom

April 15, 2015  |  

While most young adults like myself are plotting to get out of their parents’ home, it looks like Shad “Bow Wow” Moss intends to stay under his mama’s roof for a long time. In an interesting interview with People, the “CSI: Cyber” actor revealed that he recently moved his fiancée Erica Mena into the Atlanta mansion he shares with mom Teresa Caldwell.

“It just makes sense,” Moss said. “First of all the house is too big, but I want to make sure my mom is comfortable forever.”

The 28-year-old went on to say that this way of living is something he learned from former mentor Jermaine Dupri.

“I remember when I first moved to Atlanta and Jermaine Dupree had the same situation,” Moss explained. “He took part of the house and his mom had the whole rest of it. I said then that I wanted to have the same set up.”

Currently, the soon-to-be married couple is living in the newly remodeled basement of the 8-bedroom mansion.

“It’s like I have a condo downstairs,” he explained. “I’ve had 100 people there and my mom has been asleep and has never heard the music, screaming, laughter, or drinking. I mean full blown house parties downstairs while she is in the bed asleep. So I’m staying right here.”

It also seems that overstepped boundaries won’t be an issue for the trio because there’s so much space.

“There’s times where I’ll be down there for three days and we don’t see each other so it’s like I’m out of town even when I’m here.”

“I don’t have to get in the car and drive anywhere to see her,” he continued. “I just come up the stairs and say, ‘What up, Mom.’”

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