Monifah Carter’s sexual orientation is something with which the singer’s daughter struggles, but the “R&B Divas: Atlanta” star said they’ll just have to agree to disagree for now.
“My daughter is in her religion, into her Christianity and she is a 22-year-old who hasn’t experienced life yet fully. I had to just be a parent and be an example of the human being that I’d like her to be,” Monifah recently told Wendy Williams.
As “R&B Divas: ATL” viewers know, Monifah is planning to marry her longtime girlfriend soon. Though her daughter may not approve, Monifah said she’s not waiting around for that.
“It’s her personal stuff,” said Monifah. “We respect one another and we love each other through. I respect her, but she’s not the ruler.”
While some Monifah fans may have been shocked to learn that she’s a lesbian, she said she never really tried to hide it. She just wasn’t as open with it then as she is now.
“It was a different time,” Monifah explained. “The ‘90s weren’t ready.”
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