Chris Brown may not have intended to become a father last year, but believes things happen for the reason, and could not be prouder of baby Royalty.
The R&B singer shared two photos of his almost one-year-old for the first time on the evening of Thursday, April 17, and man, she is seriously adorable:
Chris introduced Royalty via Instagram on Thursday in a photo featuring father and daughter in matching red hoodies, and Brown whispering into her ear.
“God has blessed me with my twin. #ROYALTY,” Brown captioned the sweet photo.
Think she looks like Chris? In any case, she’s clearly having a good time with dad.
In another picture (above, right), the 10-month-old is wearing a blue and white striped top, looking super precious as her hair flows down her face.
Brown captioned this picture with a simple crown emoji. You know, for Royalty.
They look every bit the happy duo here, but news of the 25-year-old’s daughter’s existence only surfaced in March of this year, with considerable fallout.
Model Nia Guzman (or Nia Amey, as she is sometimes called, as her married name) conceived the baby girl in late 2013, keeping it secret until recently.
This revelation sent Brown’s then-girlfriend Karreuche Tran packing.
While Chris and Nia are reportedly battling over child support, it should be noted that Brown has been paying her well over the legal amount, not less.
He is also asking Texas-based Nia to move to L.A. so he can be with his daughter, and offering to pay for that, so relations can’t be totally acrimonious.
While fatherhood is new to the star, his You Changed Me co-star Jamie Foxx told Jimmy Kimmel that “Chris Brown is a good father” and adapting well.
That’s very good to hear. Let’s hope he continues to grow into that role … because as we all know, Chris Brown could use some growing up at some point.