J Balvin is not giving into stereotypes about being a dad, particularly on the subject of trend.
In a current interview about his partnership with Miller Lite to launch the BodegaWear clothes line, the “Mi Gente” singer, 37, says that his robust sense of favor hasn’t modified a lot since he turned a dad. Balvin and his girlfriend, mannequin Valentina Ferrer, 28, welcomed son Rio in June 2021.
“Being a dad is a large position. It is a prime precedence,” he tells E! Information. “However you continue to do not need to develop into or act like a dad. I do not wish to begin carrying boring garments as a result of that is how a dad is meant to act.”
“I simply wish to be a cool dad. I am nonetheless in search of what’s subsequent, for the brand new vibe, coloration, shapes,” the Colombian singer continues.
“I simply wish to see my baby actually contemporary. I see him actually contemporary and I am like, ‘Okay, I gotta sustain with you.’ “
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Ferrer confirmed her being pregnant in an April 2021 interview with Mexican Voguetelling the outlet that she “did the being pregnant take a look at within the lavatory with my canine to not be alone.”
“I did three exams in a row as a result of I could not consider it,” she stated, later revealing that Balvin could not consider it both when she advised him.
“He froze. He was completely happy, but it surely was like a name from Zoom that doesn’t work when the WiFi crashes. He stayed frozen,” she stated of the singer’s response. “I advised him in particular person, however that is how he reacted.”
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In a Could episode of The Ellen DeGeneres PresentBalvin opened up about how he and Ferrer got here up with their son’s identify.
Requested to share his son’s moniker, Balvin stated, “Rio, like river. I need him to simply float.”
“That is stunning,” DeGeneres replied.
Balvin and Ferrer met on the set of his 2017 music video “Sigo Extrañándote,” and made their pink carpet couple debut in 2018 at New York Vogue Week.