9 Black Celebs Who Went Public About Having an Abortion

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Rapper Lil’ Kim was 18 when she found out she was carrying the child of her lover,  fellow rapper Biggie Smalls,  Notorious B.I.G.  Smalls was married to R&B singer Faith Evans at the time and encouraged Lil Kim to get an abortion.

Kim’s romantic relationship with Smalls inspired a bitter rivalry with Evans that the two would play out in the gossip columns, on stage, and with their respective record labels.

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