When Cam Newton is not on the football field, he and longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor have their hands full. The couple welcomed their third child together this summer. Newton and Proctor were already the proud parents of Sovereign and Chosen. Proctor also has a daughter, Shakira, from a previous relationship.
Newton has been outspoken about his role as a father as well as being someone kids all over the country look up to. Despite being an NFL quarterback, Newton does not plan to push their children into sports.
“I kept getting asked that question on set, and to be honest, whatever he decides to do, that’s what we’re going to push for him to do,” Cam explained to Yahoo Sports.“…Indirectly, everybody wants to know how their son is going to do, or try and foreshadow their kids’ lives. Is football just a waste of time? Is baseball just a waste of time? Is cheerleading something she’s really going to be invested in? For me, one thing that my parents did an unbelievable job of is allowing me to choose what I wanted to do, and they just pushed me to greatness. They held me to a standard of, ‘Well, you’ve decided you’re going to play football, so we’re going to give you every opportunity to succeed.’ That’s all I want to do for my kid and hopefully empower other parents as well to do the same thing.”
Learn more about Newton’s girlfriend and children.
1. The Couple Welcomed Their 3rd Child in the Summer of 2018
According to the Charlotte Observer, the couple welcomed their third child and second son into the world on July 6, 2018. Newton and Proctor announced the news on an Instagram post that has since been deleted. The name of their newest child has yet to be released. Here’s how the Charlotte Observer described the Instagram baby announcement.
The black-and-white photo captures an affectionate moment before the birth: It’s Proctor, in an elegant, flowing dress, with Newton in his own eye-catching outfit. While facing each other, they focus and caress her baby bump while standing in front of an open window draped by long lacy curtains that complement her dress while framing lights from nearby buildings.
2. The Couple Were First Spotted Together in 2013, But Kia Prefers to Stay Out of the Spotlight
It is unknown how long the couple has been dating, but they were first seen in public together at the 2013 Kentucky Derby. Both Proctor and Newton have recently scrubbed their Instagram pages. Newton’s page is full of either football or fashion posts.
Proctor’s page only has a handful of posts. The couple prefers to keep their children and family life out of the public eye. Newton shot a television commercial for Buick with model Miranda Kerr and was asked by Yahoo Sports if it was a difficult conversation with Proctor.
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