Who says blended families don't work?
Russell Simmons and ex-wife, Kimora Lee, have reminded us once again that families don’t have to be nuclear to be happy.
Earlier this week, the web was buzzing with applause and heart emojis after Simmons posted a picture of him with Kimora Lee’s two sons, Kenzo Lee and Wolfe Lee, captioning the photo “My godchildren”.
Both of the boys are Kimora’s children from relationships after her 2009 divorce from Russell.
Yes, our hearts fluttered too!
This isn’t the first time that we’ve seen Russell post about his blended family.
Last year, he wrote a heartfelt post on Instagram expressing gratitude for his “best friend Kimora Leissner and her amazing spouse Tim.”
Family. I'm excited to receive my family tomorrow. As a single man with kids who are away at boarding school it gets kind of lonely. This morning's meditation made me reflect on just how lucky I am. I feel incredibly close to my best friend Kimora Leissner and her amazing spouse and now my business partner, Tim Leissner. I also feel very close to the father of one of the kids I love the most in the world (Kenzo Lee)Djimon Hounsou. When Tim asked me to be the Godfather to his and Kimora's beautiful baby boy, WOLF, I was overwhelmed. Anyhow with my 2 biological kids being so sweet, compassionate and excelling in one of the best boarding schools in the world (receiving straight A's). I feel so grateful I can't really express the feelings in words. While I realize that life is short and ever changing (you never know what's around the bend) for now I must say this morning meditation produced tears of joy. Thank you KIMORA LEE FOR BEING A STRONG, STRONG EXAMPLE OF EXCELLENCE. You are the best mother on the planet. "YOU PUT THIS THING TOGETHER".
“I feel so grateful I can’t really express the feelings in words. While I realize that life is short and ever changing (you never know what’s around the bend) for now I must say this morning meditation produced tears of joy,” he wrote.
In the same post, Russell talked about the moment Tim, Kimora’s banker husband, asked him to be the godfather of Wolf, now 1-year-old.
“I also feel very close to the father of one of the kids I love the most in the world (Kenzo Lee) Djimon Hounsou. When Tim asked me to be the Godfather to his and Kimora’s beautiful baby boy, WOLF, I was overwhelmed.”
Who says blended families can’t work?
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