Idina Menzel Shares Rare Photo of Her, Taye Diggs’ Son Walker


Idina Menzel attends the ‘Disenchanted’ movie premiere
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Depraved cute! Idina Menzel shared a uncommon photograph together with her teenage son, Walker, whom she shares with ex-husband Taye Diggs.

“Blissful New Yr everybody, from me and my three curly-haired boys. xoxo,” the Frozen star, 51, captioned a candy selfie by way of Instagram on Sunday, January 1, through which she posed with Walker, 13, husband Aaron Lohr and their canine. The Broadway icon positioned a pink coronary heart over her son’s face because the household cuddled on the sofa.

Menzel and Diggs, 52, hardly ever share any footage of their son by way of social media. Nonetheless, the coparents have incessantly gushed about their baby, whom they welcomed in September 2009.

“He doesn’t really feel the necessity to comply with in our footsteps. He’s doing all these items that I didn’t get an opportunity to,” the Empire alum solely advised Us Weekly in July 2020, revealing that Walker is extra keen on athletics than showbiz. “He’s a very nice athlete. He performs basketball each day and when he’s not enjoying basketball, he’s operating round throwing a soccer.”

Diggs and Menzel have been married from 2003 to 2011. The now-exes met whereas costarring in Lease, which premiered on Broadway in 1996. The How Stella Received Her Groove Again star originated the position of Benny, whereas the Disenchanted actress was the primary to play Maureen. 9 years later, the pair reprised their respective roles for the movie model of Jonathan Larsen’s Tony-winning musical.

On the subject of coparenting, the Non-public Observe alum joked in 2019 that he’s “the final particular person to present recommendation” in regards to the adjustment. “I feel you possibly can’t go fallacious whenever you simply put the child first,” he advised Us, emphasizing, “Put the child first and it actually prioritizes all the opposite bull.”

Diggs beforehand revealed the key to his copacetic coparenting relationship with Menzel in 2017. “[We] belief one another,” he defined to Us. “We each love our son a lot, that one of the simplest ways to boost him is to supply him with no matter we will.”

The Uncut Gems actress, for her half, solely advised Us in July 2022 that she “constructed [her] son the treehouse I at all times wished I had as a child.”

Idina Menzel Posts Rare Photo With Her, Taye Diggs' 13-Year-Old Son Walker

Walker Diggs, Idina Menzel and Aaron Lohr
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Although Walker was a preteen on the time, Menzel confessed that she “nonetheless like[s] to carry him like a child when he sleeps.”

When the Tony winner wed Lohr, 46, in September 2017, she revealed in a heartfelt social media publish that Walker walked her down the aisle, alongside together with her father.

Diggs, in the meantime, is relationship producer Apryl Jones, who’s a mother of two. On New Yr’s Day, the Will & Grace alum shared a candy video of himself cuddling and joking round with one among Jones’ daughters. “My lovies❤️,” Jones commented on Diggs’ Instagram video.

In 2019, the Set It Up actor advised Us that Walker “desires a youthful sibling, however he additionally says he doesn’t need Dad to have a girlfriend,” joking, “I don’t know the way we’re going to work that out.”