Lenny Kravitz Says His Relationship With Daughter Zoë Kravitz Is 'A True Blessing'
Written by Black Voices on November 11, 2020
Lenny Kravitz mirrored on his relationship along with his daughter, actor Zoë Kravitz, calling it a “true blessing.”
Throughout a digital look on “The Each day Present” on Tuesday with host Trevor Noah, Kravitz talked about his new guide, “Let Love Rule,” through which he opens up about his relationship along with his late father Sy Kravitz. The rock legend informed Noah his connection along with his father was “difficult.”
The 2 made peace earlier than his father’s dying. And when it got here to his position in Zoë’s life, the rock star mentioned he knew what he “didn’t need to be.”
As a substitute, he was impressed by the shut relationship between his mom, “The Jeffersons” actor Roxie Roker, and her father.
“That they had the connection that Zoë and I’ve, so I used to be witness to that,” the “Fly Away” singer informed Noah. “They had been so tight, so shut, they had been father and daughter, they had been finest mates.”
“I take a look at the connection Zoë and I’ve … and now we have that relationship and it’s a real blessing,” he mentioned later.
Zoë Kravitz has additionally publicly gushed over her relationship along with her father.
Throughout an look on “The Tonight Present” in February, she mirrored on the “lovely” tear-jerking speech her dad gave at her marriage ceremony. The “Large Little Lies” star married Karl Glusman in June 2019.
Zoë Kravitz defined to host Jimmy Fallon that she requested her father and mom, actor Lisa Bonet, to offer a speech at her marriage ceremony simply the night time earlier than the large day. She mentioned her father was nervous that he was unprepared, however delivered a robust speech nonetheless.
“He went up and gave one of the crucial lovely speeches I ever heard and I used to be in tears and it sort of made the night time,” Zoë Kravitz mentioned.
Elsewhere in his interview with Noah, Kravitz talked extra about his mom, who he described as an “elegant, swish, soulful human being.” He praised her for instilling in him the significance of being happy with his id, as a Black biracial particular person. Roker died in 1995.
“She additionally taught me to be happy with who I used to be – that I used to be a younger Black particular person, however I had this Russian-Jewish father,” he mentioned.
Roker, he mentioned, would inform him: ”’I would like you to be happy with either side, I would like you to grasp either side, I would like you to take part in either side, however perceive that you’re Black.”
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