Queen Latifah was photographed for the primary time in public along with her son Insurgent! The Equalizer star, 52, was beaming in Los Angeles on Saturday (October 8) as she loved a day of retail remedy with the lovely toddler she reportedly shares along with her longtime accomplice Eboni Nichols. Wearing an extremely informal ensemble of a tee, shorts, sneakers and a baseball cap, Latifah appeared to be on cloud 9 as she held the hand of Insurgent, who was too cute in his monster truck shirt.
The outing comes as a shock to followers, as Latifah has saved her private life, together with her sexuality, extraordinarily non-public ever since she got here on the scene as a musical artist in 1989 along with her basic hip-hop monitor “Women First.” Whereas hypothesis about her being homosexual has adopted her profession, Latifah advised The New York Occasions in 2008, “I don’t have an issue discussing the subject of anyone being homosexual, however I do have an issue discussing my private life.” She added, “I don’t really feel like I must share my private life, and I don’t care if individuals suppose I’m homosexual or not. Assume no matter you need, you do it anyway.”
With Latifah’s low-profile, little was recognized about her romantic life, together with if she had ever began a household. Nevertheless, rumors slowly began to construct that Latifah and Eboni, a former LA Lakers cheerleader and choreographer, have been an merchandise after reportedly assembly on Dancing with the Stars in 2009 and starting a relationship in 2013. After a number of hints of a romance dropped by Latifah herself, it was confirmed that one thing was clearly happening with the pair once they welcomed Insurgent in 2019, in keeping with lovebscott, who first confirmed the boy’s title as nicely.
On the 2021 BET Awards, nonetheless, Latifah appeared to substantiate each her relationship with Eboni and her parenting standing. After she graced the stage to just accept her Lifetime Achievement Award, the Dwelling Single vet closed out her speech by saying “Completely satisfied Pleasure,” earlier than making certainly one of her first public tributes to her vital different and her baby. But, she nonetheless saved it a bit coy, as she mentioned, “Eboni, my love” and “Insurgent, my love” with a contact to her coronary heart.