Actress Nia Long continues to snag leading roles and magazine covers. The 43-year-old mother of two is starring in Tyler Perry’s new film, ‘The Single Moms Club’ and covering Essence’s March issue. While promoting her new film, she visited Oprah’s Lifeclass for an episode dedicated to single mothers.
During their conversation, Nia shares a funny story, recalling an experience where she went on a date with her then 2-year-old son, sister and a new man. She explains:
My son was about two and I had just broken up with his dad. I said ‘Ya know what, I am going to go out and I am going to reclaim my sexy’… And this gentleman came and I said ‘Lets do a group date’. I didn’t want to do a one- on one thing so I called my sister and said ‘You’re going on my first date with me’. I was living in New York at the time. We walk out of the apartment, he’s in this big truck like a suburban but he had a driver. So I was like ‘Ooh he’s fancy’. So we get in the car and my two year old goes ‘My daddy has a big ole blue truck and its faster than this one’ . And I just went ‘Oh my goodness’, so they know. They know, even when you try to hide it and be like ‘This is just mommy’s friend’, they know. That guy didn’t last so him and his truck went ‘bye-bye’. So what it did teach me was to introduce kinda early.
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Catch Oprah’s Lifeclass on Friday at 9/8 C, only on OWN. The Single Mom’s Club hits theaters March 14th.