It’s been a minute since we’ve laid eyes on Mike Wayans and Vanessa Simmons’s baby girl, Ava Marie Jean. This little bundle of joy was born the night before Valentine’s Day (how cute!), and we’re sure both Mike and Vanessa have shared countless hours bonding with Ava over bottled milk and dirty diapers.
But what about Ava’s famous grandfathers, Rev. Run and Damon Wayans (yes, the Damon Wayans)? We’re here to tell you that, yes, Damon has clocked in some quality cutie-time with baby Ava, and it warrants a double-tap or two (it actually already has 19K at the time of this post).
Behold, the most priceless Instagram photo ever to hit the photo-sharing media site. “Ava and Grandpapa #lovethispic,” Vanessa captioned the photo. Not only do we get to see this little cutie’s adorable face, but Damon is even giving her a kiss on the cheek! #Swoon
This is the first child for both Vanessa and Mike, 28. The new mother originally announced the news of her unexpected pregnancy back in September of 2013, but admitted that she was a bit hesitant since she and Mike are not married. “There’s this whole idea of first comes the marriage then the baby carriage so I was so nervous,” she told People.
Luckily,Vanessa’s family — especially her father, Rev. Run — fully supported the 30-year-old and the pregnancy. “Of course [my dad] wants us to get married, but for now he was like, ‘We’re gonna figure this out. Just be happy and have a healthy pregnancy. I’m behind you 100 percent.’” How sweet!
Fast-forward nine months later, and little Ava graced us with her presence, and photos like this one with Damon are forever in our news feeds.
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