Her parents, James and Gayle Watkins, moved the family to Atlanta when Watkins was 9 years old.Watkins was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia as a child and was hospitalized several times for her illness; as a teen, she was still learning to cope with the disease and its treatment.After TLC ended with Lopes' death in 2002, Watkins became known as a television personality and an advocate for victims of sickle cell anemia, an illness she has had since her childhood.
But people kind of bought into it, it was just the timing of our breakup when the album came out." PHOTOS: 90s celebrity fashion flashback "So people assumed that album was about us, but it was not," she continued. We broke up because I guess it was that time or whatever," she added wistfully: "he was that real love for me." Thomas, who, together with Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and the late Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, formed 90s mega girl group TLC, even admitted that she will "always love" Usher, despite the fact that the pair called it quits on their relationship in 2003.
"I don't care how much my heart was hurting, sometimes you're just supposed to be with people for a reason and it's not always a lifetime. It's all good." PHOTOS: Best girl groups of all time After the pair split, Usher went on to date and eventually marry stylist Tameka Foster in August 2007.
Even if you want it to be, it just doesn't work out that way." "But I'll always love him, forever, because he was my first adult love, a real love," she added. The "OMG" crooner filed for divorce in 2009; the couple have two sons together — Usher V, 5, and Naviyd, 4.
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Celeb NMusic247has the scoop: Donta is the perfect antitdote for T-Boz, because she has overcome many obsticles in her life like surviving Sickle Cell anemia an abusive marriage with rapper and father of her child Mack 10. Donta and Tionne apparently met while on the New Kids On The Block tour with Donta’s Derrty Fitness client Nelly.
Watkins adopted the stage name of "T-Boz." When Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes died in a car accident in 2002, the group dissolved.