Ciara had a In fact He laughs a lot when asked how co-parenting with his ex is going.
In that… it doesn’t matter at all.
Simply put, the “Level Up” hitmaker threw some serious shade at her ex, hip-hop star Future, during Wednesday’s episode of “Stepping Into the Shade Room.”
“What is co-parenting like for you?” host Thembi asked during a long conversation about work, life, family and love.
Ciara immediately He chuckled. Then she laughed again.. For almost 20 seconds. Without verbalizing a direct answer to the question.
“Thembi, you are amazing,” he said.
“I feel like that says it all,” the host responded.
“Yes,” Ciara agreed. (Watch the full exchange at minute 36 in the video below.)
While the meeting lasted 49 minutes, the laughing clip was highlighted on the influential “Shade Room” Instagram account, which has 28.6 million followers, and quickly went viral.
Fans also knew exactly what Ciara was conveying, with her laugh speaking volumes about Future’s involvement, or lack thereof, with her son, Future Jr. The two reportedly share custody.
“I laughed out loud because I understood it perfectly ???????????? IYKYK ????????,” read one comment.
“I have the exact same reaction when someone asks about my son’s father ????????,” another user wrote.
“That laugh was a complete sentence… A paragraph in fact ????????,” one follower observed.
“Someone said he laughed in full custody ????????,” another added.
“Here comes the future making a song about laughter… and we’ll say shining fye… and it’ll be 9/10,” one user predicted.
“This will be the perfect sound on TikTok ‘how’s your diet going?’ Then the laughter ????”, another extrapolated.
Some users also interpreted the laughter as Ciara expressing discomfort with the question and wanting to move on.
The “How We Roll” singer and Future called off their engagement in 2014 amid rumors of infidelity. In 2015, Ciara began dating NFL superstar Russell Wilson, whom she married in 2016. Since then, she has become a fixture at the famous quarterback’s games, accompanied by Future Jr. and their two children. together, Sienna and Win. Last month, they announced that they had a third child on the way.
She and Future have feuded in court over their son, and in July, Future appeared to diss Wilson in the song “Turn Yo Clic Up,” adding even more fuel to the fire.
But Ciara’s prolonged laugh could have simply been the “Goodies” singer’s latest “classy clapback.”
In March, she found herself in the eye of a digital storm for wearing a sheer Dundas dress to the Vanity Fair Oscar party she attended with Wilson. The singer quickly took to TikTok to respond to the “selective outrage” over her appearance, while she was wearing a sheet.
“Every time I respond, it’s definitely what I feel in the moment,” he told Thembi of that saga, adding, “You don’t care what people say about you.”