TLC’s Chilli Dishes About Romance with Matthew Lawrence

The notoriously private singer gave some insight into her new relationship on The Tamron Hall Show.

Tamron Hall is known for getting her interview subjects to open up about topics they have previously been quiet about. When Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas from the Grammy-winning 90s girl group “TLC” sat down with the veteran journalist, she opened up about her romance with actor and singer Matthew Lawrence.

“I can’t even help it, he always puts the grilled cheese on my face. I think it has so much to do with the fact that, and again,. On my show, I always hoped that women would see the importance of having high standards and I got a lot of flack from that but I don’t care, you know, and for me, I just waited it out like ‘Lord, if it happens, wonderful. If it doesn’t, I’m still ok.’ I’ve never been the one that's like hard up, ‘Oh I gotta be in a relationship’ or ‘I gotta be married’ all this, I wanted it to be right. And so Matthew, honestly, he is the list. I can’t even say, this or that, he is my entire list. And so I thank God everyday for him.”

Chilli and Lawrence confirmed that they were dating in January.

Last month, her son Tron Austin said that he approves of the relationship. "I wish them all the best and I think he's a great guy," he continues. "I do MMA and he said that he recently started doing jujitsu, so we have some commonalities and stuff that we talk about. I'm really happy for her."

Related: ‘I Just Like Seeing Her Happy’: Chilli’s Son Tron Approves Of Her New Relationship

Chilli also discussed the highly anticipated upcoming documentary “TLC Forever” and the impact of losing fellow TLC member Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes” in 2002 following a car crash in Honduras.

"You know, we’ve had to deal with it for so long because losing her is our loss, you know, and time does heal but you know, you obviously never forget, you never stop loving because she’s not here anymore. I still love her. And again, when you talk about the memories and all that kind of stuff, Tionne (T-Boz Watkins) and I, we know because it was only the three of us going through these things in the room talking, no one else was around and so we can tell that side, which is her side too, again, better than anybody could do it and T and I are going to keep telling it until the wheels fall off.”

TLC Forever airs on June 3 on Lifetime. The documentary will detail the group's beginnings, as well as some the internal highs and lows they experienced while going against the music industry.

Watch the extended trailer below:

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