Marques Houston opens up about the backlash he received regarding the age difference between he and his wife, Miya Dickey.
Houston explains that though he and Miya met when she was 17 years old, they did not began dating until she was of age. The two got married when Miya was 19 and Houston was 38.
“Me and my wife’s situation is a little different. How we met through mutual friends and everything like that,” Houston explains in the clip of an upcoming episode of TVOne’s ‘Uncensored’. “When I met my wife, she was 17. So, we had no real conversation…no real connection until…you know…she was of age.”
“People don’t understand it and I got a lot of backlash for marrying someone that was 19. When we did finally start to talk I was like, ‘This woman is like me’ and when I would talk to her she’d just…For one…we had a spiritual connection and I feel like that’s the most important thing. We both love God. We both love Jehovah and that was key.”
“Being able to start being around her and talking to her we connected through music,” Marques said. “Her spirit, her kindness, her heart reminds me a lot of my mom. You know we connected on so many different levels.”
Take a look at the clip below.