Chilli’s son supports relationship with Matthew Lawrence

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 09: Matthew Lawrence (Left) and Chili Thomas attend Lifetime Celebrate Black Excellence with Their Women's Creatives and Talent at +Play Partner House on March 09, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Randy Shropshire / Getty Images for Lifetime)

Matthew Lawrence has got Chili’s son Tron Austin’s seal of approval. In a recent interview with People, the “Family Legacy” actor opened up about his mom’s new relationship, including how he feels about Lawrence.

“Hey man, I love to see her happy, you know?” The 25-year-old shared. “As someone who’s now five years into my relationship, I love human beings connecting and seeing that realness. I get that feel from it.”

He further added that Chilli is being protective of her budding romance with Lawrence. “We’ve only met a couple times since they’ve really been building their relationship because she’s very careful about things like that,” Austin explained. She further added that the TLC singer’s willingness to be open about her romance “shows me that this is a very special person in her life.”

Steve and Lawrence made their relationship official on Instagram in January, but they were first spotted together in Hawaii last August. Since then, they’ve been open about how much they’re enjoying spending time together. In a March 17 interview with the radio show “Ryan Cameron Uncensored,” the 52-year-old also revealed she isn’t ruling out starting a family with Lawrence in the future.

“You never know,” said Pepper. “I would never say that [I’m done], My marriage has to be fixed. , , And I’m not married yet.”

Lawrence has also expressed interest in one day having children with Chilli. In a March 15 interview with E! News, the ’90s star said, “She’s an amazing person. She’s already a mom, she has an incredible son. I respect her so much for how she raised him. She’s an incredible mom again.” Will be, and I’m incredibly lucky, but so is the future.”

For now, Austin is happy that his mom has found someone who makes her so happy. “I wish him the best of luck and I think he’s a great guy,” he told the publication. “I’m really happy for him.”