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Djimon Hounsou discusses his 10-year-old son being called the N-word

Djimon Hounsou just lately shared his response to 10-year-old son Kenzo Lee Hounsou — whom he shares with ex, Kimora Lee Simmons — being called the N-word by a peer.

The “A Quiet Place 2” actor, 55, recalled the alternate with his son following a soccer recreation.

“I went to choose up my son from a soccer recreation one time and he says to me another child called him the N-word. That’s how early it begins,” Hounsou stated on SiriusXM’s “The Clay Cane Present”. “He’s questioning, ‘Why do it’s a must to name me that phrase?’ I used to be questioning, ‘When do they begin to get handled like a second class citizen?’”

When requested how he dealt with the second, the Oscar-nominated actor stated he requested his son to level out the foul-mouthed child, who was already getting in his personal mother and father’ automobile to go away. He then supplied the fifth grader just a few phrases to deal with being so deeply disrespected.

 

“I stated, ‘Effectively, don’t take that personally. Some individuals simply really feel insecure they usually simply really feel like they need to name you some sort of derogative [word].’”

Hounsou and Simmons, 44, are presently in a authorized battle over Kenzo, with the “Blood Diamond” star requesting joint custody from the Child Phat founder final August. In an interview with TMZ, Hounsou claimed Simmons purposefully saved Kenzo from him final Father’s Day and she or he has accused him of being an absentee dad.

Kenzo is Housou’s solely little one.

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