Comedian and talk show host Arsenio Hall returned to late-night TV earlier this year after a 14 year hiatus.
During his time away from the small screen Hall’s main job was to be a stay-at-home-dad to his son, Arsenio Jr.
In a sit down with Oprah Winfrey Arsenio explains “When I became a dad, I really fell in love with fatherhood”. Also while on Oprah’s Next Chapter Hall also explained “So I didn’t care about show business at that point.”
Hall explains how his girlfriend’s pregnancy was planned. He says that his former manager and girlfriend “Cheryl Bonacci wanted to be parents and it is important for his son to know that. He says ”And that’s so important to me — to always be able to look in my son’s eyes and say, ‘You weren’t a mistake. You weren’t a surprise. I wanted you. I wanted you like my dad wanted me.’”
The “Oprah’s Next Chapter” interview featuring Arsenio will air on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on OWN.
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