Leona Lewis performs onstage during 2009 VH1 Divas at Brooklyn Academy of Music on September 17, 2009 in New York City. (Getty Images)more pics »Leona Lewis
would love to become a mother at some point but she's too busy with work at the moment -- and come on, she's only 24. She said: "In the future definitely, but not within five years. I can see myself being an older mother. But I probably haven't given it proper thought as it's so far in the distance. I am a family person. But I say that and I am career driven as well! It's like 50-50." Leona plans to stay with her beau Lou Al-Chamaa (via DailyMail.co.uk)
Leona also admits she gets "angry" when people suggest she should dump her boyfriend Lou Al-Chamaa
, whom she's known since she was 10, because she is more successful than him. She told Britain's Observer
Magazine: "It does make me angry. Because he's a great person. And it doesn't matter what you do in life, what your job is, where you come from. None of that matters to me, what matters is who you are as a person -- nothing else."
She continued, "We are best friends. I feel that all really strong relationships are based on trust. All my friends I've known since I was really little. It's not that I don't let new people in but I do feel safe with people that really know me, who know who I am."
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