If you recall, Ciara was the subject and consistent social media scorn after pictures began circulating the Internet of her son Future Zahir (with whom she shares with rapper Future) being embraced by Ciara’s boyfriend Seattle Seawhawks’ Russell Wilson while out at football camp and practice.
Well today, Ciara stopped by the CBS This Morning where she sat down with Gayle King to discuss her current relationship, music + her feelings behind the backlash and double standard, considering the fact that she was publicly in the same position with rapper Future’s children-just as Russell is with she and Future’s child however, without Future being the victim of any scorn or scrutiny as was she.
“It’s interesting to hear what guys have to say about it and I feel like in a sense it’s a double standard. At one point of time I took care of his kids while we were together. I was involved with the kids very early in the stage of us getting to know each other and that’s been a big part of the conversation, it’s like ‘well what’s the difference here?’ I think that even for the men that were outspoken…wouldn’t you want someone to love on your child or love on the child you’re speaking about? More than anything, it is a child we’re talking about, and that’s the thing that I think people have to think about. It’s like, remove the adults from the situation. Really, this is my child here, and that’s serious.”
Ciara also says she tried to introduce Future and Russell but Future refused to