LisaRaye's Personal Photos

LisaRaye Personal Photos
ESSENCE.COM Jan, 23, 2009

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The First Lady of Turks and Caicos poses in front of a portrait of her late father, David Ray McCoy, a successful businessman who owned hotels, motels, a club, nursing home, law office and a steel mill. “He was an excellent father,” says LisaRaye. “I’m a Daddy’s girl.”

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LisaRaye spends quality time with her 19-year-old daughter, Kai. “She’s my rock,” says LisaRaye.

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LisaRaye works the red carpet. “I’m not ghetto,” she declares. “Now, I do have an edge, rawness and realness and I can tell you I’m going to keep that.”

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LisaRaye celebrates her 40th birthday with daughter Kai two years ago.

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LisaRaye cuddles Khamani Griffin, who costarred as her adorable on-screen son in the defunct series “All of Us.”

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New mom LisaRaye plays with her daughter Kai when she was just a few months old.

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Kai, LisaRaye and her sister, ATL rapstress Da Brat, pose for a family portrait.

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LisaRaye and mom Katie McCoy enjoy an evening out.

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LisaRaye and her baby sis Da Brat, a chart-topping rapper.

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“I knew nothing about being a First Lady or politics,” LisaRaye admits. “There was no protocol person or committee to tell me,‘This is what we expect of you.’”

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“I have a responsibility to LisaRaye the actress, host, motivating speaker and model,” says the First Lady. “However, I understood that I also had a responsibility to the countrymen and women of Turks and Caicos.”

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“I could have talked a long time ago and put salt on my husband but that’s not my style,” says the First Lady. “But enough is enough and I wanted to let the people who care about me know what’s going on.”

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The First Lady sits pretty during a night out on the town.
“I like the finer things in life so I don’t make any apologies for the men I choose to date,” she says.

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