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Richard Lawson reveals he asked for Beyoncé and Solange’s blessing before marrying their mother


Allen Berezovsky/Getty ImagesRichard Lawson is helping to kick off the mid-season premiere of OWN’s hit documentary series Black Love.

In a preview clip for series’ return, Lawson recalls how he asked Beyoncé and Solange for theirblessing to marry their mother, Tina.

“I called her children and I asked for her hand in marriage from them,” said Mr. Lawson. “I thought that that was important, because I knew without that, based upon the fact that Tina lives for her children, that it didn’t stand a chance unless they were on board.”

He adds, “I was fortunate enough that they were completely on board and just over-the-top excited about it.”

The couple eventually married in Newport Beach, California, on April 12, 2015.

In addition to the Lawsons, the series also stars Emmy award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown and wife Ryan Michelle Bathe, Emmy Award-winning actress Niecy Nash and husband Jay Tucker, and NBA All-Star Grant Hill and his wife, Grammy-nominated recording artist Tamia

Black Love returns tonight at 10 ET. on OWN.

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