“Stepping away” from Carmelo Anthony’s marriage taught La La Anthony that she could “do anything,” she added.
“I believe breaking away from that marriage was such an extremely difficult decision for me,” La La stated in a new interview with Charlamagne Tha God, “but it helped me understand there’s nothing I can’t achieve.”
“Staying is a lot easier. Going away is more tough.”
The “Power” actress filed for divorce from the Lakers star in June 2021, after he allegedly cheated on her. They had already been separated for a few years. (He vehemently denied the claims.)
Kiyan, the 15-year-old son of the former couple, is their only kid.
“Moving away from that and attempting to establish my own life while still maintaining my sanity and keeping things normal for my son, who had only known his mom and dad together, wasn’t the easiest decision,” she explained. “I’m thinking now that if I can do that, I can do anything.”
Carmelo, 37, and the former “La La’s Full Court Life” star, 39, are on “great” terms and, like other Hollywood divorced couples, are concentrating on “coparenting” these days.
“We want to provide a positive example for our youngster,” she said. “We have candid conversations with him. We tell him, “You were built from love.” We’re still a family who does stuff together. Both of us attend his games. We strive to maintain as much normalcy as possible.”
Is Lala Anthony Currently Dating Anyone?
According to our sources, Lala Anthony is now single; nevertheless, the real question is whether she will re-enter the dating pool.
After her “tough” divorce from Carmelo Anthony in June 2021, the former “Power” star admitted in a new interview that she did not feel “confident” about finding love again.
During her interview on The Hollywood Reporter’s series “Emerging Hollywood,” the MTV VJ discussed love and life. She disclosed to host Charlamagne Tha God that she has started a new romance after her 11-year marriage ended. “Sometimes I’m like, maybe it’s just not in the cards for me,” Tha God says. “Perhaps having an amazing son and an incredible career is enough for me, you know?”
“I’m hoping it happens, but I’m also planning on having a wonderful time even if it doesn’t.” My friends are fantastic. My family is fantastic. “I don’t want for anything,” La La continued. “That would be incredible.” The possibilities, though, are restricted. It’s difficult to trust when you’ve been traumatized in some way…”
The TV celebrity, on the other hand, indicated that she is improving. “I’m in treatment,” she continued, “and I’d love to find love and a buddy with whom I can do fun things and trust.”
In November of 2021, La La mentioned a new connection. “It’s all about self-love and taking care of yourself for myself,” the 39-year-old actress told Entertainment Tonight. “Obviously, my son, Kiyan, is 14, in high school, and he is my focus.”
At the time, La La stated that she was only interested in establishing a relationship with herself. “It’s always been about everyone else but me,” she explained, “and this year I’d like to make it more about me.” When asked about a possible love relationship, she said, “We’ll see what happens.”