Kelly Rowland shares touching post about reuniting with her biological father after 30 years

By Heather Cichowski

For Father's Day 2020, Kelly Rowland shared a poignant Instagram post about her biological father, Christopher Lovett, with whom she reunited after 30 years in 2018.

The former Destiny's Child member recounted how she and Christopher reconciled nearly two years ago. She also included photos of their time together since then.

"This was the day I met Christopher Lovett, My biological father," the singer began the emotional post.

"This was honestly one of the most pivotal moments in my life!

"After 30 years of not seeing him, not speaking to him...what would THAT mean,
for me, my family, my psyche?" she wrote.

"Well, this day in Oct. of 2018, I would find out," Kelly continued.

"I finally found him, set up the meeting, and at this time I was filming 'American Soul', when I tell you I was petrified, I was walking to meet him, and my feet suddenly felt like they weighed A TON.

The 39-year-old recounted the very emotional experience.

"Needless to say I was overcome with anxiety, and I had a full on anxiety attack, in that moment I felt like the abandoned 8yr old.

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This was the day I met Christopher Lovett, My biological father. This was honestly one of the most pivotal moments in my life! After 30years of not seeing him, not speaking to him...what would THAT mean, for me, my family, my psyche? Well, this day in Oct. of 2018, I would find out. I finally found him, set up the meeting, and at this time I was filming “American Soul”, when I tell you I was petrified, I was walking to meet him, and my feet suddenly felt like they weighed A TON, needles to say I was overcome with anxiety, and I had a full on anxiety attack, in that moment I felt like the abandoned 8yr old. My team calmed me down. And as I turn the corner, in my head I was cursing this man, “Why didn’t you come find me?” “Did you love me?” “Am I worthy?” And when I looked at him, and he looked at me, NOTHING CAME TO MY LIPS, not one word. I felt the Holy Spirit say to me,listen. I listened to him, I was nervous to trust him, nervous to forgive him,nervous to love him nervous about it all. And the truth is, I already loved him. I spoke to my protective husband and those closest to me and they encourage me to forgive and jump! And since this time, I have forgiven, and we have spoken everyday since! I have come to know SO much about myself, my family history, and even where my love of music & voice have come from! I Love you Daddy, and love being your little girl...even at 39! Lol P.S. we are making up for lost time, and when I tell you, him telling me how smart and beautiful I am....will never get old! #HAPPYFATHERSDAY #reunited

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"My team calmed me down. And as I turn the corner, in my head I was cursing this man,
'Why didn’t you come find me?' 'Did you love me?' 'Am I worthy?'"

When Kelly met Christopher, her thoughts changed.

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"I listened to him, I was nervous to trust him, nervous to forgive him, nervous to love him nervous about it all."

Kelly opened up about her feelings and the support she received from others close to her.

"And the truth is, I already loved him.

"I spoke to my protective husband and those closest to me and they encourage me to forgive and jump!"

Kelly and her biological dad have made memories siThe singer revealed that they have spoken every day since that arranged meeting.

"I have come to know SO much about myself, my family history, and even where my love of music & voice have come from," she explained.

Kelly ended the post, "I Love you Daddy, and love being your little girl...even at 39! Lol

"P.S. we are making up for lost time, and when I tell you, him telling me how smart and beautiful I am....will never get old! #HAPPYFATHERSDAY #reunited"

Kelly also marked Father's Day by sharing a tribute to her husband Tim Weatherspoon. She included a tender black-and-white photo featuring herself, Tim and their son Titan Jewell Weatherspoon.

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