La La Anthony's son wrote an entire school project about one of his mother's famous best friends.
The "Power" actress recently caught up with AOL Entertainment at Arm & Hammer's Summer Event and revealed that Kiyan, 10, who she shares with ex Carmelo Anthony, wrote a paper about Serena Williams. Or, as he might call her, Auntie Rena.
"My son had a school project, and he decided he was going to write about Serena," she told AOL Entertainment as she showed us photos of the handwritten project. "It was the craziest thing, and she was so touched by it! I thought it was the sweetest thing. He literally wrote a whole paper about her, and it was so funny because I was like, 'Why didn't you call Auntie Rena and ask her questions?' And he said, 'That would be cheating!' He really researched her, and she was so touched."
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La La Anthony at Arm & Hammer Baking Soda's Summer Event at Mulberry Project in NYC.
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 08: Actress La La Anthony attends the STARZ Original series 'Power' Season Four Premiere at The Newseum on June 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Starz)
PASADENA, CA - MAY 06: La La Anthony and son Kiyan Carmelo Anthony attends VH1's 2nd annual 'Dear Mama: An Event to Honor Moms' on May 6, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
PASADENA, CA - MAY 06: (L-R) Halle Berry, Kelly Rowland and La La Anthony attend VH1's 2nd Annual 'Dear Mama: An Event To Honor Moms' on May 6, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Tara Ziemba/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: Hosts La La Anthony (L) and Anthony Anderson speak onstage during the VH1 'Dear Mama' taping on May 6, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for VH1)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Television personality La La Anthony attends 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: La La Anthony attends The STARZ Network 'Power' Cocktail Media Event at Catch NYC on April 27, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: (Exclusive Coverage) La La Anthony and Father coming out out of 'Benvenuto Cafe in Soho' on April 26, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 18: La La Anthony is seen in Tribeca on April 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Lala Anthony visits 'Extra' at Extra Studios on May 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by J. Kempin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Lala Anthony attends the CHANEL Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner at Balthazar on April 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Lala Anthony arrives at the Yeezy show fashion during New York Fashion Week at pier 59 on February 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Pierre Suu/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: (L-R) La La Anthony, Mandy Moore, Skylar Samuels and Peyton List attend the Naeem Khan fashion show during February 2017 New York Fashion Week at Gallery 2, Skylight Clarkson Sq on February 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: La La Anthony seen out in Manhattan on February 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 01: LaLa Anthony is seen in Soho on February 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
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In addition to being an inspiration for her basketball-loving son, Anthony gushed about how "amazing" of a mother Williams will be when she gives birth to her first child later this year.
"She's great with kids," she said with a smile. "She's so much fun. She's going to be an amazing mom, and I'm so excited for her."
The adorable reveal came as Anthony was explaining how much she has learned from her famous gal pals, who include Williams, Kim Kardashian, Kelly Rowland and Ciara.
"I learn a lot about being successful and how to manage and juggle so many things [from them]," she said. "We all learn from from each other, and I think that's what friendships are all about."
And Anthony has clearly mastered the art of a hectic schedule. In addition to her high-profile role on "Power," the actress, who says she's on the road for her son's busy basketball schedule "more than anything else," is also slated to appear in no less than four other acting projects this year, plans to drop a new clothing line at Lord & Taylor this summer and is partnering with Arm & Hammer Baking Soda to educate fans on the various uses for the multi-purpose product.
"I'm blessed to have a job that I enjoy," she reflected. "It's nice when you find a job that doesn't feel like work. You just wake up, and you do it. What's the other option? Doing nothing? I would die! It keeps me going."
Anthony has also teamed up with Queen Latifah to bring her 2015 book, The Love Playbook, to the screen, and they've clearly been having a great time working together on the project.
"It was definitely a girl power move to partner with her," she said. "I love her, I admire her and we always have a joke that we're each 'The Other La.' She's Queen La, and I'm La La. It's our inside joke. I just thought from a girl power perspective that it was a great partnership."
La La Anthony will appear on Season 4 of "Power," STARZ No. 1 show, which premieres on Sunday, June 25 at 9 p.m.
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