Sia confirmed that she welcomed two sons into her family last year during an interview with SiriusXM’s The Morning Mash Up on Tuesday, May 19, revealing that she adopted the teenage boys because they were leaving the foster care system due to their age.
“I actually adopted two sons last year. They were both 18 — they’re both 19 years old now,” the 44-year-old singer said. “They were aging out of the foster care system. Yeah, and I love them.”
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She went on to share how life has been for her family amid the ongoing public health situation, explaining how one of her sons has been having some difficulty with adjusting to life at home as many places have been shut down due to the condition.
“They are both finding it pretty difficult, one more so than the other. But they’re both doing things that are really good for them right now, that are really helpful. They’re really doing a lot of educational stuff that’s good for them,” Sia said.
The singer first spoke about becoming a parent in a GQ article published earlier last year, and also revealed that she wasn’t looking for a serious relationship with anyone.
Sia also discussed her close friend Diplo, and admitted that she once asked him to have a casual “no strings” attached intimacy with her.
“This year I wrote him [Diplo] a text, and I said, ‘Hey, listen, you’re like one of five people that I’m sexually attracted to, and now that I’ve decided to be single for the rest of my life and I just adopted a son, I don’t have time for a relationship… If you’re interested in some no-strings sex, then hit me up,’” the singer told the outlet.
In 2019, Sia hinted at expanding her family when she offered to provide a forever home to Dasani, a teenage boy who was featured in the HBO documentary Foster.
“Hey Dasani from ‘FOSTER’ on HBO! I’d like to adopt you,” Sia wrote in a since-deleted tweet. “We’re just trying to find you and get my house check done etc. But I want you to know you will have a home with me.”
Sia married filmmaker Erick Anders Lang in 2014. Sadly, Sia announced their separation two years later.
“After much soul searching and consideration we have made the decision to separate as a couple,” the couple told PEOPLE in a statement through her rep at the time. “We are, however, dedicated to remaining friends. There will be no further comment.”