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Who knew that celebrity heartthrob Morris Chestnut was married?  Well he is and has been for 11 years. In addition, Morris Chestnut has two children: a daughter,9, and a son,10. In a recent December 2007 interview with Essence.com, Morris talks about his married life, divorce, and his kids.

On ensuring privacy as a celebrity:

Most definitely. To be quite honest, a lot of celebrities want their home life and what they do off-set to be public because people strongly believe that there’s no such thing as bad publicity, in other words, any publicity is good publicity. I always wanted my personal life to be private and my work life to be public.

On whether or not his children are interested in acting:

My daughter is expressing interest but she’s too young. This industry is tough for adults to deal with, let alone children, so she’s gonna have to wait until she’s done with high school before I would really let her pursue.

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On the wildest rumor he has ever heard:

I heard I was getting divorce. People were calling me from all across the country telling me about it. A local radio DJ said it and I called into that station and just set the record straight.

On how his wife took the rumor:

She didn’t really care for it too much. I tried to explain to her that you can’t really confirm or deny every single rumor, but I definitely spoke out on that one.

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22 Comments to “ACTOR MORRIS CHESTNUT TALKS MARRIAGE, DIVORCE,AND KIDS”

  • Danni October 6, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU MORRIS IF I DIED AND CAME BACK TO THIS WORLD I WOULD WANT TO COME BACK AS YOUR WIFE.XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

  • the only diva March 9, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    I think it’s a wonderful thing to be married for so long to the same woman and be loved by fans almost every woman in the world who knows Morris Chestnut and his work loves and adores him every time he step on scene it’s like falling in love for the first time I’m a married woman husband around are not If I see Morris Chestnut on t.v I scream like a teenager at a concert I love Morris Chestnut

  • Anna February 13, 2011 at 1:43 am

    I am glad he is happily married with kids. He amd his wife make a great couple. The kids look like him- they are just adorable.

  • Mrs.Chestnut August 12, 2010 at 7:39 pm

    I have been married to this man sine 1989. LMAO!!!!!! JK I soooo love him and cant wait for him to become single. He knows me and he knows I have his back always. I love you bookie.

  • franca -W/Africa nigeria January 13, 2010 at 11:08 am

    Nice to hear ur marriage is intact brother. keep it up and real.

  • franca -W/Africa nigeria January 13, 2010 at 11:04 am

    I am a fan of Morris Chestnut, its really cool to hear he is keeping his marriage intact, keep it up brother. i am proud of you.

  • dana December 29, 2009 at 5:09 am

    It’s truly a blessing to see that he chose a black woman for his wife and has made it work for 11years. Now that’s somethng to brag about.

  • Harry August 26, 2009 at 12:28 pm

    WOW! I knew it!!! WOW! I’ll be praying for y’all. I’m a Christian in the Caribbean, by the way. God Bless. WOW!

  • CYNTHIA April 21, 2009 at 11:35 pm

    DAMN ANOTHER GOOD MAN GONE, PAM BLESS AS HELL,CAUSE THERE VERY VERY LITTLE GOOD MEN OUT IN THE WORLD TO DAY EVERYONE WANTS TO BE A PLAYER AND DONT TAKE MARRIAGE SERIOUSLY. MARRIAGE WILL BE KNOWN AS THE THING OF THE PAST. MORRIS CHESTNUT SEEMS LIKE A GOOD MAN ON THE MOVIES AND IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA’S. BUT I DONT KNOW HIM!!! I DO KNOW I NEVER HEARD ABOUT HIM DISRESPECTING HIS WIFE/KIDS. I HEARD HE’S A TRUE PRAYING MAN. I BELIEVE THAT’S TRUE CAUSE HIS FAMILY AND HIS CAREER IS STILL TOGETHER AND STRONG. BUT THAT GOOD FOR HIM TO CAUSE HE MARRIED A STRONG BLACK SISTER AND HE’S IN LOVE WITH HER. I CAN TELL CAUSE EYE’S NEVER LIE!!! SHOULD BE MORE MORRIS CHESTNUT. p.S. U SEXY AS HELL,BROTHER

    • tkj May 24, 2009 at 11:11 am

      I sooooo agree with you! The good ones ARE taken. I just found out he was married and for ELEVEN YEARS at that. MAN!!!!

  • jen January 17, 2009 at 2:13 am

    keep it real! Do glad to hear that good honest decent black men to exist and our marriages can work!

  • Dani November 12, 2008 at 8:39 am

    Love him.

  • QUEEN SEKOLE November 5, 2008 at 7:55 am

    Morris Chestnut ur my Role Model I pray tha God BLESS me with a husband like u.4rm Queen Sekole

  • Ellaine October 21, 2008 at 3:24 pm

    I love the God side of you”God is Love continue to love”and you are alwys im my prayers.Lead as an example for everyone around you.

  • Elyson P October 20, 2008 at 11:50 am

    well brother i’m so into yu i pray that God grants yu the strength to love yo family each moment may yo wife always be yo strength & a blessing & may yo kids make yu a proud dad

  • lilkunta October 19, 2008 at 3:08 am

    I didnt know he was married and had kids.
    Congrats & continued happiness.

  • samaria mitchell September 15, 2008 at 3:09 pm

    When did you get married? And if you were not married at all i want u to be my man forever and you are so fine and handsome.

  • shamekia September 7, 2008 at 8:53 pm

    I love morris cheatnut & proud 2 see that a black man of his stature remains 2 love & stay committed 2 his wife & family. other brothers may want to follow in his footsteps.

  • fgfgdf August 9, 2008 at 8:33 pm

    This dude tried to pick up my girl last week. A white chick as a matter of fact. So stop calling as hole.

  • jonesjauenssa August 5, 2008 at 3:51 am

    not as much as i do

  • Lisa April 12, 2008 at 12:36 am

    A brother who has it together! I love it. Morris and Pam, continue to work at making it good.

  • Yolanda March 5, 2008 at 7:30 pm

    I love you Morris Chaestnut

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