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has already had a long career in the spotlight, ermerging on the music scene as Lil Bow Wow when he was just a young teen. Now, he's still making music and has had a long history of lovely ladies -- and is even rumored to be a dad!
There's actually not much known about Bow Wow's former lady loves, but we have a pretty good idea about some of the gals he's dated over the years. First up: Bow Wow and Ciara reportedly had a 3-year romance, from 2003-2006, when both were starting out in the industry. She starred in his "Like You" music video during their early relationship.
Then, in 2007, he was linked to another gorgeous musician: Paula DeAnda. Those rumors never really went anywhere, though. Along came Melody Thorton in the summer of 2007. The Pussycat Doll singer and Mr. Wow dated for a few months before going their separate ways.
Now, who's he dated now? Well, it's hard to say. Some folks will tell you he's trying to get back with former flame Angela Simmons
, who's actually in a relationship with another dude at this time. We do know, however, that he's probably not with a model named Joie, who apparently fathered his first child, Shai.
Bow Wow wrote an open letter to his fans a while back, addressing drama with the baby's mom, but telling the world fatherhood has been amazing so far. Here's the full letter: I wanted to be 1st n let yall know the real. My lil girl is getting BIG fast. i love every minute of it. She inspires me to go harder. Even made me treat my mother better, its like it made me into a man over night.
Never been a fan of posting pix of my daughter. Reason is because i want my boo boo to have everything i didnt. Want her to be able to cheerlead with her lil friends with out some asshole sticking his camera all in my lil girl face. I know how fame is. I missed out on so much that i now know how important it is to cherish and have those things in your life.
Yes! I change diapers. Aint as bad as i thought hahaha. I want her to live with me so bad. Jus us 2. Thats my dream man but fellas yall know how it go. Baby gotta stay with they momma and all dat bull. I hate that! So i have to fly 5 hrs away to see her. I find myself going into my i phone book jus lookn at pix of her. Sometimes i tear up cuz i just cant believe it brotha be emotional. All in all im good.
This is my 1st. I know all my fans gone support me and ride for her like yall been doin my whole career. To the ones that say “Im heart broken how can he do that to us” well i do have a life thats not all about movies or making albums. Im 24 now. I cant wait 4eva. Im happy and if your a fan then ud be happy too cuz yall gone be with me every step of the way.
The bs that comes with having a baby momma is expected. So i neva trip. Jus gotta suck it up keep chin high and try not let her get the best of my feelings by playin them stupid games. Ima stay positive and keep maintaining long as i got yall i cant lose. I love yall. And shai shai daddy love u too!”
So, who's he with now? No clue. But, we do know he's got a very special girl in his life, his baby girl.
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