Connie Britton: My son’s amazing
Connie Britton insists she’s “not biased” by saying her adopted son Yoby is the “best person I know”.
The Nashville star welcomed the little boy, now four, in November 2011 and has been raising him as a single mother ever since.
And in a chat with Us Weekly, Connie opened up about her love for her son as she revealed 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me.
Connie stated that number eight was: “I did, however, adopt my son, Yoby, from Ethiopia in 2011.”
She continued: “He is the best person I know.”
And concluded: “I am not biased.”
While Yoby is originally from Ethiopia, he has now settled entirely in Connie’s home town of Nashville.
The stunning redhead insisted that her son is a huge fan of Southern living.
“My son has lived most of his life in Nashville,” she said. “We like it there.”
Connie plays a domestic goddess Rayna James on US TV show Nashville, who is whipping up a meal for her children when she’s not recording songs in the studio.
But in real life Connie is anything but a gourmet chef, and says there’s only one dish she’s ever really managed to master.
“I am a terrible cook,” Connie said. “Except for eggs. I cook excellent eggs.
“My son’s favorite kind are poached. We call them ‘Yoby eggs.’ ”
Connie is currently believed to be single. However, the actress revealed her hope to fall in love again in the future during an interview with Redbook magazine last year – stating that it’s not only important for her, but also for Yoby.
"I would love to be doing this with a partner, and I want Eyob to have a father figure,” she said. “But I also know that putting that kind of pressure on myself or on a relationship would be disastrous.
"It's funny - my married friends tell me all the time, ‘What you have is so much easier.' When you're doing it on your own, you don't have to [argue over] how you're raising the kids.’ ”
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