'Queens' Episode 12: Valeria decides to take on the mantle of motherhood for Thomas

'Queens' Episode 12: Valeria decides to take on the mantle of motherhood for Thomas
Nadine Velazquez as Valeria in 'Queens' (ABC)

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ABC with returned with a new episode of 'Queens' which saw the lives of the group of women rappers progress as they even celebrate an anniversary which makes them realize how far they've come.

We saw the group who have now started their own music label for women by women deal with personal problems. Jill (Naturi Naughton) feels guilty about her cheating ways and tries to apologize to her ex-girlfriend. Meanwhile, Naomi and Eric's (Taylor Sele) relationship progresses with her even telling him she loves him. But that's not all that happened so read on to know a life-changing decision a character in 'Queens' made tonight.


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In the episode, we saw Valeria (Nadine Velazquez) preparing to go on her solo tour before which she gets a physical test done to get the go-ahead. But what was a casual checkup turns out to be a shock as she gets the news that she may have uterine cancer. Already thinking of the worst she's apologetic to her husband Thomas (Gaius Charles) as he thinks he may have to nurse her. Not panicking he calmly tells her to get a second opinion which was a good thing as it turns out she had fibroids not cancer. But this diagnosis comes with some setbacks as she is told that surgery can be delayed now but if it gets worse she will have to get it later and possibly a hysterectomy as well. 

This news is not taken lightly as she goes into the thought of whether she wants to be a mother or not. Thomas does want kids but only if she does and only with her. The two share their thoughts about her deciding to have a baby before it's too late. Proclaiming him to be the ultimate good thing in life, she is happy with her decision. Later on, she even has a talk with Naomi (Brandy) who is surprised but happy for her. Sharing her experience of motherhood with Jojo (Precious Way) she shares that it is the best thing that has happened to her with the experience being very gratifying. This further cements Valeria's decision to welcome a baby into the world.

Towards the end we see her decide to put her tour on hold and try for a child as her biological clock is ticking faster than expected. We see her taking her first IVF shot as she prepares to take on the mantle of motherhood with Thomas supporting her on the journey.

'Queens' airs Tuesdays at 10/9 C on ABC.

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