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Brian Mcknight Slammed for Again Naming His Brian After Netizens Speculated That Singer Abandoned His Older Son

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The singer and songwriter Brian McKnight and his wife, Dr. Leilani Mendoza, welcomed their third child this month. As a result of this newborn, Brian now has six children. In a letter posted on Monday, January 23, 2023, the 53-year-old wrote, “We have prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted us our hearts’ desires.” 1 Samuel 1:27. Our son is here, God’s greatest gift! Brian Kainoa Makoa McKnight. Our hearts are so full of love!!! Additionally, Brian is a father to two children, Brian Jr. and Niko, who he shares with his ex-wife Julie McKnight.

He received tremendous backlash after revealing his newborn’s name on social media, as people alleged that he abandoned his older son, Brian while giving his newborn a similar name. According to one social media user, the singer focuses more on “popping” new children rather than looking after his older ones. Moreover, Brian McKnight welcomed the newborn with his current wife, Filipino-Hawaiian Pediatric Neurophysiologist Leilani Malia Mendoza at UCLA. Additionally, she has two other children, Jack and Julia.

Who is Leilani Malia Mendoza? As A Result Of Giving His Newborn The Same Name As His Older Son, Brian McKnight Has Been Accused By Netizens Of “Erasing” His Older Son

Leilani’s career is completely different from that of her husband, in which she specializes in brain anomalies in children. Previously, she was in a relationship and had two children, Julia, who is 24 years old, and Jack, who is 22 years old. Moreover, the baby was born after a miscarriage, which the couple shared on social media in May 2022. After dating for three years, McKnight and Mendoza got engaged in 2017. In December 2017, the couple got married. Social media users criticized Brian McKnight after he posted about becoming a father again, recalling old rumours about him abandoning his older child. It has been reported that the singer’s two sons and two daughters are not cared for by him. Several internet users have called the whole ordeal “sick stuff.”

Someone commented: He already has a son named Brian! There are so many weird things about this! The fact that he abandoned all of his other biological children is even more shocking! He even doesn’t care for his two sons and two daughters! That’s sick. A flood of tweets followed McKnight’s decision to name his son Brian. The fact that Brian McKnight named his baby Brian McKnight when he already has a son named Brian McKnight doesn’t die with age one user commented. Furthermore, another user added Brian McKnight just named his son after himself (so he’s a Jr) but keep in mind that his oldest son, who he no longer claims is also a Jr.


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