Lauren and Dwayne met in 1998. She lived with him for a while in New Orleans. He was Her First sexual partner. He tattooed her name on his arm. They were engaged in 2000. They dated until 2001. He later had the tattoo covered with Carter. In 2005, while Lauren was filming "ATL" The two reconnected for a period and split again in 2006. In November of 2007 They got engaged, after breaking up briefly. In Early 2009, They ended Their engagement. On September 9, 2009 Lauren gave birth to a baby boy named Kamryn Carter.