After several decades of searching for the identity of her biological father, Keyshia Cole can rest a little easier. Overcome with emotions, the “Love” singer turned to social media to reveal the results of a recent paternity test – leading her directly to her dad. As it turns out, he’s pretty famous in the boxing world.
Meet boxing trainer Virgil Hunter, whom Cole says (according to the paternity test) is in fact her birth father. Did we mention they could have crossed paths countless times, as he too resides in Cole’s hometown, Oakland, California?
“While in NYC I was overwhelmed with emotion, I explained while on stage at the Barclays, the situation I was faced with at that moment, which was, my father and I finding our way to each other, After 34 years. I knew at that time, a paternity test was in place, well the results are in, and this is my father!! His name is Virgil Hunter, and at this present time, I’m in Oakland spending time, getting to kno him! The story behind this is beyond me!!! God has his hands all in this!!! I’m so excited, So excited with taking this a day at a time!!!,” she wrote via Instagram.
“Mom and Dad during their time…. Mommy was such a cutie.!