Donald Glover Welcomes Newborn During Pandemic
Written by BET on October 1, 2020
Donald Glover doesn’t reveal a lot about his private life, so it’s comprehensible that he didn’t let the general public know concerning the newest addition to his household throughout the pandemic, till now.
The actor and rapper spoke with I Might Destroy You star Michaela Coal for GQ Magazine and casually dropped the information that he not too long ago had a boy.
“You understand, I had (a child) throughout the coronavirus,” mentioned Glover. “I used to be within the hospital mattress. My son had simply been born, like, an hour earlier than and I used to be watching the George Floyd video. It was such a bizarre second.”
Glover added that it was “nuts” that he skilled the enjoyment of getting a toddler whereas concurrently feeling the tragedy of Floyd’s dying.
“It was such a bizarre second,” he mentioned. “It was such an intense, bizarre second, as a result of I am watching that video and it is like eight minutes lengthy, so that you’re sitting there and I had simply had this superb, joyful, increasing second, plus my dad had handed away not too long ago, so (my son) was named after my father… I do not even know what, actually, the phrase is to explain it. It was simply increasing: the empathy and compassion and the fear and the enjoyment of it.”
Glover introduced the dying of his father, Donald Glover Sr., throughout a live performance in December 2018. He and partner Michelle White additionally share two different younger sons, Legend and Drake.
The interview then turned to future additions to his household the place Glover addresses the opportunity of invetro or adoption.
“As a result of I’ve really had that factor the place I am like, ‘Possibly I ought to simply get a vasectomy and simply freeze these belongings,'” he mentioned. “As a result of adopting children, my household adopting children … And we even have been speaking about (it), as a result of now we have three boys so I am like, “Oh, it is perhaps good to be get a lady in there.” So I believe all these are nice choices. However it’s laborious.”
Learn the complete GQ story here.