Even Romeo Miller, who hosts The Combine — Zonnique Pullins‘ new FOX Soul speak present on which she made her shock child announcement — didn’t imagine his co-host was pregnant at first! T.I., 40, was actually in shock after his 24-year-old stepdaughter dropped the child information in the course of the present’s premiere in August. Zonnique organized for the present to current a photograph of her sonogram, and have Tip guess who it belonged to. When the reply turned out to be his personal stepdaughter, the “Stay Your Life” singer saved repeating, “Y’all are enjoying.”
Romeo’s response wasn’t that a lot completely different from T.I.’s. “Do you assume that I knew I used to be in on Zo [Zonnique] stunning T.I. a few pregnancy?! None of us knew and that’s the factor about this era,” Romeo EXCLUSIVELY informed HollywoodLife. He added, “We began a chat present and through COVID and in the course of the break, we have been by no means hanging out with one another within the flesh. We have been actually Zoom, rehearsals and dealing over Zoom, so we had no concept she was pregnant in any respect! It was actually a bomb!”
Romeo additional defined how Zonnique masterminded the shock, which her mother and T.I.’s spouse, Tiny Harris, helped plan (the Xscape singer is an government producer and showrunner on The Combine). “Her and Tiny thought [the baby news] could be humorous to drop on our opening episode and it felt like a type of prank exhibits. I used to be actually confused and so they had me be the man to say it,” Romeo revealed. After T.I. did not accurately guess who on the present was anticipating a toddler, Romeo was the one who lastly introduced, “I’m going to congratulate you on being the grandfather!”
Wanting again at that second, Romeo informed HollywoodLife, “I assumed I used to be simply saying it. Even after I noticed it within the script, they’re like, ‘OK, we wish to add this line, Romeo.’ I’m like, ‘OK — ‘y’all simply attempting to make T.I. upset or one thing as a result of Zo’s not pregnant. She didn’t speak to us about it. We’ve been rehearsing for weeks now. We don’t know something a few being pregnant’.” T.I. didn’t count on the information in any respect — as you may see within the video above — and so Romeo added, “They did a terrific job of unusual Tip on there. That was a priceless response.”
Zonnique Pullins confirmed off her child bump on this attractive picture shared on Sept. 27, 2020. (Photograph Courtesy of Instagram/@zonniquejailee)
In a earlier interview, Zonnique shared how her stepdad felt about the pregnancy after the cameras reduce rolling. “For him, he has to settle into issues, particularly for large issues with regards to his children and his daughters particularly,” Tiny’s daughter EXCLUSIVELY informed HollywoodLife in August, however she assured that T.I. “undoubtedly [had] settled down” into the information after filming the shock. Because the large reveal, Zonnique has been fortunately sharing glowing baby bump photos as she awaits the arrival of her first youngster with boyfriend Bandhunta Izzy. She additionally confirmed off her rising bun within the oven at T.I.’s 40th birthday party on the finish of September!
Along with her child, Zonnique has been enthusiastic about her new present that’s being branded as a mixed-gender speak present for millennials and Gen Z that’s co-hosted by Zonnique, Romeo, Anton Peeples, Jamie DuBose, Jazz Anderson and Jill King. The Combine is relaunching on Oct. 6, and covers a spread of matters from Black Lives matter to viral traits. Upcoming friends on the present will embody Snoop Dogg, Lil’ Yachty, Kandi Burruss and Sukihana!