Throughout a latest look on the Black Love docuseries, the couple revealed that their resolution to tie the knot was partially influenced by Tina’s granddaughter Blue Ivy Carter.
Opening up about what initially sparked discussions of marriage, Lawson defined, “My daughter gave me, for my sixtieth birthday, this boat journey, and we went on that boat journey and the entire different folks on the boat journey had been married, besides us. I believe that type of influenced us a bit bit as a result of it was nice. We referred to as it the love boat and we simply type of rekindled relationships. So we had been in that romantic area.”
She went on to credit score her granddaughter for serving to solidify their resolution to marry. “After which, after that, I went on boat with Beyoncé and Jay and Blue and one night time we got here down and Blue mentioned, ‘Oh y’all look lovely. When are y’all getting married?’ I believe she was about 3. Not that that made us do it but it surely made us begin laughing about it and excited about it.”
As if we could not get sufficient of their candid dialogue, Richard Lawson shared the standard strategies he took earlier than popping the query. “I referred to as her kids and I requested for her hand in marriage from them. I assumed that that was essential as a result of I knew with out that, primarily based upon the truth that Tina lives for her kids, it didn’t stand an opportunity, until they had been on board. And I used to be lucky sufficient that they had been utterly on board they usually had been simply excessive enthusiastic about it.”
Tina and Richard Lawson tied the knot aboard a yacht in Newport Seashore, California on April 12, 2015.