The singer Irina Ponarovskaya has an only son who was born from the black jazz singer Weyland Rodd. The boy's fate was not easy - his parents separated when he was little, and his father stole his son from his mother. Rambler tells the story of his life.
Theft of the child and his relationship with the father
Anthony Rodya was born in 1984. A few years later, his parents separated, and later, while Ponarovskaya was on tour, the jazz singer stole his son and took him away. When the artist found out where he was, she immediately went to fetch her son. In and toga, she found a boy in a hotel room, where he was sitting with a dancer from the musician's troupe.
Anthony himself has not communicated with his father for over 30 years. He cannot forgive him for cruelty and indifference, so he cut off all ties with the other half of the family.
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Skin color problems
In Russia, Anthony had a hard time, he was often poisoned because of his skin color. Once Anthony was in intensive care after 12 people beat him on the street. These were informals who wanted to rid Russia of foreigners. Passers-by did not intercede for the boy, and his friend got scared and fled.
After this incident, Ponarovskaya realized that her son would be uncomfortable in Russia, so she decided to part with him and sent Anthony abroad. The boy moved to Oslo and studied there.
Where is Anthony Rodd now
Ponarovskaya's son was educated in Norway and became a jewelry designer. He married an artist from Moscow, and the girl gave him two children: a boy and a girl. Now Anthony lives with his family in his mother's house in Estonia, but often travels to warm countries for the winter.