Some people don’t want to get married again after a divorce. But you still wholeheartedly believe in marriage?
Absolutely. My first marriage, a lot of people don’t know about her. We basically met in Sec 1, then we lost contact after Sec 4, but when we met again, we literally were married in a month. I was 23 years old and didn’t think things through very carefully. Within a few months, it didn’t end up well. It ended very, very quickly, so a lot of people don’t know about that. No, she’s not anyone that people know, she’s just my secondary schoolmate. After that was Jaime, and that was 11 years of my life. I did what I could and tried my best, but things didn’t work out, but I’m glad she’s happy. She’s really happy with her life and I’m happy for her and she’s happy for me. We still talk and we co-parent. I’ve done some videos on YouTube about co-parenting, where I describe how we co-parent. A lot of people find knowledge there and I think it’s inspiring a lot of people to be better co-parents. And yes, I still believe in marriage, 100 per cent. In fact, I’m a super romantic at heart. Between me and Fay, she says I’m the more romantic one. I believe in date nights twice a week, I believe in marriage. When I was growing up, I came from a broken family. My dad left when I was one, and one of my biggest dreams was to have a family of my own, and that’s why when me and Jaime ended up like that, I was utterly heartbroken. But now I get to have a happy family again, and I’m so overjoyed.
And your daughters really get along? There are these cute pictures of them on your Instagram.
They really get along! They are five years apart and Renee is the best big sister ever. I did not expect them to take to each other like that! Renee comes to me on Mondays, Wednesdays and she stays over on Friday and Saturday nights, and when she comes over, she’s like, “Where’s Gretel? I wanna see Gretel immediately!” And Gretel is like, “Where’s jie jie Renee?” They are asking for each other all the time, and when they hang out they are in bed lying on top of each other, watching videos, playing games, writing, drawing and painting. They go to the park and Renee’s pushing Gretel on the swing and when you see this, your heart just melts, you know? It’s like, how? How did I get so lucky and how did Renee become such an understanding girl? Every day when I see that, I’m just thankful, thankful, thankful.