“I’m on the West Coast. I have a bunch of my family with me. My son, obviously, is here,” the actress explained during an interview with Access (see clip above). “I was in New York, and I just felt like it was time to get out of New York. I was like, ‘You know, this is not the place to quarantine at anymore. It’s time to go.’ So I grabbed some of my nieces, family members, Kiyan, and we came out west and we are just quarantining now together. Melo is — he’s here somewhere.”
The “Power” star described cohabiting with Carmelo as “smooth sailing.”
“To see my son just so happy, even in the midst of what’s going on in the world, to me, is what’s important and what matters to me. So I feel really great about that,” she added.
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Lala is also cooking up a new show is called “Reclaim Your Life,” which launched this week exclusively on Facebook Watch.
“I’m just trying to stay sane in the middle of such uncertain times,” she shared with TooFab during a remote Zoom interview. “People always ask ‘how are you getting through the quarantine?’ If I go day by day that works for me.”
“If I start thinking too far in advance I just get stressed out and anxious… I try not to think about ‘when is this going to be over?’; ‘when are we gonna be back outside?'”
The “Power” star is also mindful of turning a horrible situation into a positive.
“It also makes you not take things for granted anymore,” she continued. “If you were working all the time, or outside all the time, and were like ‘oh I just wish I could have a break! or ‘I just wish I could slow down a little!’… and now the whole world is being forced to slow down, and all we want is to get back outside.”
“It just gives you an appreciation for things that maybe you didn’t pay attention to before. I think when we do come out of this everyone is going to come out a different person, and with a different appreciation for taking care of each other, and taking care of the world.”