Tichina 'Beady-bead' Arnold's career is back in full swing and she's landing more gigs than she ever has since stepping into the entertainment industry over 2 decades ago.Below you'll find several excerpts I pulled from her interview. Rochelle's my grandmother, mother and aunt all rolled into one, so I relate to her in so many ways.), leaving her first husband for rapper MC Lyte and dating white men.In addition she also weighs in on that infamous and rather vague beef between her best friends Duane & Tisha Campbell-Martin and Martin Lawrence and how it affected their relationships as well as what it's like raising her precocious 3-year-old going on 30 daughter, Alijah Kai Haggins and breaking up with her father, Carvin Haggins.star Tichina Arnold recently spoke to to discuss her upcoming projects --she landed a dramatic lead role in an indie film and is working on recording an album.Arnold also clears up, once and for all, a slew of despicable rumors regarding her personal life as a celebrity such as those gay rumors about her dating the ever-so eccentric Norwood Young (to which she responds, 'HELL TO THE NAW!
Did you ever feel trapped in the middle of that past drama? They did a great job of leaving it amongst themselves.
Yeah, singing is my first love and it paid the bills before anything else.
I'm getting back into It, but Tisha [Campbell Martin] teases me all the time like, 'Girl stop talking about how you going to make an album because you been working on that album for 15 years! ' But I'm into making sure that I give the right stuff, I'm not just going to give people anything.
She's independent, stubborn and yet, through all of that, she still loves and cares for her family in her own special way. It's so funny after having Alijah, who's 3 going on 30, I said to myself, I'm a grown-ass woman, I don't have time for any kind of foolishness, it's all about her and my career.
We have a good show and a good group of people and I think that translates to every race, gender and religious background. Chile , she's into dancing and just joined Debbie Allen's Academy for dance and Debbie loves her. I'm like, 'No you can't sing it, hum it, think it or speak it.' We're at that point in our relationship where she questions everything with 'Why?