Son of the Year: Tyrese Celebrates His Mom’s Sobriety by Buying Her a House!

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Tyrese celebrated a milestone in a big way

Tyrese has been in the news a lot lately thanks to negative comments he’s made about his fellow cast mates in the Fast & Furious franchise. However, he recently decided to spread some unqualified love and positivity — both to his family and his followers on Instagram.

The singer and actor bought his mother a house to celebrate her remaining sober for 11 years. On the day she received her chip for the milestone, Tyrese surprised her with the home and showed it off on Instagram before she arrived.

“5 bedroom, 3 car garage,” he said while standing in front of the new home. “This is the reason why we work as hard as we do. It’s not about what’s in your bank account. It’s about what you’re doing to make a difference in other people’s lives.“

In the caption of that video, he explained the unique effects that his mother’s alcoholism had had on his life growing up.

“If there’s an award in heaven for forgiveness, having compassion towards those who have broke your heart and let you down over and over and over again I hope God doesn’t skip over me. My mother is gonna pull up in 1 hour and my heart is beating out of my chest. She was an alcoholic for 27 years. Substance abuse killed my childhood. I couldn’t wait to grow up and move out. Been living on my own since I was 17. Today marks 11 years of my mother’s sobriety…and this is how I decided to celebrate her and the victories God’s favor that he has extended over her life.”

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