logo

Jill Scott's son perfectly hits high note from Minnie Riperton’s 'Lovin' You' in recent video

Claudine Varela
Aug 15, 2018
03:34 A.M.

Jill Scott just posted an impressive video of his son mastering a high note from Minnie Ripperton's love song but gets slammed by a for her parenting ways.

Advertisement

Jill Scott’s son Jett just showcased his ability to hit a high note in a video his mother recently shared on her Instagram. The 9-year-old who’s been a fixture in the singer’s social media requested the R&B songstress to record his rendition of Minnie Ripperton’s ‘Loving You’ revealing a talent worthy of being famous for someday.

Advertisement

In the short clip, Jett belted out the final moments of Ripperton’s popular love song where she takes her voice to its highest level which the young boy clearly mastered. He sang the lyric-less tune casually and perfectly matched Ripperton’s rendition. His mother who took the video could be heard in the background saying, “Seriously???”

She was equally dumbstruck in her caption when she wrote,

“The Boy say “Mom, record this.” Really?????!?!? [heart emoji].”

Advertisement

Though it was clear Jett’s performance was worthy of praise, there were fans who chose to see past that and criticize Jill for feminizing him.

“As single mamas, we tend to make them mama boys. I’m guilty of this as well but I realized I need to raise my son to be the man that’s going be great father and husband to his wife.”

However, one fan defended Jill and replied,

“This might be the dumbest thing ever. He’s being feminized because he’s singing Minnie Ripperton. Football makes not one masculine, nor does playing outside on trees. This type of density is really tragic and dated.”

Advertisement

Jill has been very protective of her son who came as a surprise to her when she discovered she was pregnant with him. She told Essence she had already given up on having kids when she found out she was with child. All the more reason for the singer to be serious about raising her son well as she revealed during a 2015 interview with Essence.

“It matters that I’ve done the best I can to make a good decision because everything that I do is shaping who he is. I love him more every day and I want to be an example.”

Advertisement

Jill was engaged to Jett’s father, Lil John Roberts who was also her drummer. The couple announced their engagement in front of an audience who witnessed them sharing a long on-stage kiss. However, a year later, they revealed they broke up.

Jill was previously married to her longtime boyfriend Lyzel Williams. They dated for seven years before they wed and 2001. Their marriage lasted for six years. In 2016, Scott remarried with her other longtime boyfriend Mike Dobson. Unfortunately, the marriage only ran for 15 months after with Jill filing for divorce.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Bride Pretends to Be an Orphan to Exclude Her Poor Dirty Mom from Her Luxury Wedding — Story of the Day

February 09, 2024

John Travolta’s Late Wife Kelly Preston Didn’t Consider the Risks & Got Pregnant at 47 — Pics of Their ‘Miracle’ Boy Now

January 30, 2024

Family Gathers for Old Businessman's Funeral, Shocked as They Hear His Voice Emerge from the Coffin – Story of the Day

December 27, 2023

Family Gathered for Old Businessman's Funeral Shocked as They Hear His Voice Emerge from the Coffin – Story of the Day

January 26, 2024

Mom Shares a Cute Family Video on Social Media, the Next Day the Police Knock on Her Door – Story of the Day

December 27, 2023

'Successful Parent Trap': Couple Remarries after Nearly 10 Years Apart – Two Daughters Scheme Mom To Dad's Proposal

January 20, 2024

My Husband Turned Our Wedding Night into a Catastrophe – Story of the Day

April 28, 2024

Missing Soldier Returns Home to Find His Wife Married – Story of the Day

November 30, 2023

My Husband Turned Our Wedding Night into a Disaster – Story of the Day

February 20, 2024

Missing Soldier Comes Home to Find His Wife Married – Story of the Day

December 27, 2023

Stella Luchetta Was Ellen Corby’s Friend of More than 4 Decades Who Lived with Her

December 15, 2023

John Travolta’s Late Wife Kelly Risked Her Life to Carry Last Baby at 47 — Her ‘Miracle’ Baby Celebrates 13 Years

November 24, 2023

Jill Diven: Inside Her Relationship with Her Ex-husband Brad Garrett

December 08, 2023

Kelly Preston's Death Left Her Children Half-Orphaned: Her Daughter Is Now 23 and the Spitting Image of Her Mother

December 07, 2023