D.L. Hughley visited Angela Yee‘s Lip Service podcast and shared some very devastating news with “The Breakfast Club” personality and her co-hosts.
Many years ago when Hughley’s comedy career was just starting off, he cheated on his wife, LaDonna Hughley, who he’s now been married to for over 30 years. While speaking to Yee, the comedian revealed that he accidentally got a woman pregnant when he stepped out of his marriage. Unfortunately, the child — who was a baby boy — was killed by the other woman’s boyfriend.
“I had knocked this chick up and had the baby and the baby got killed by her boyfriend,” Hughley started the heartbreaking story. “It was a horrible, horrible experience. I had this baby that I’m paying for. I’m a boy, I was scared, I was married. I was just starting out my career.”
The comedian goes on: “I get a call from my boy and he says, ‘Your son is in the hospital.’ So, I go to the hospital and this boy was laying on the bed. Apparently, her boyfriend had shaken him and damaged his brain.”
Hughley added that he found the courage to tell his wife what happened many years later. “Finally, one day I tell my wife and you know what she said to me? ‘I wish you would have told me this and we could’ve went through this together.'”
Watch a snippet of D.L. Hughley’s interview where he talks about this sad experience below.