LA Weekly caught up with The-Dream in a Q&A, asking the record producer turned R&B singer if it has been difficult to move from being a behind the scenes guy to a celebrity and subject to gossip, most notably his brief marriage with Christina Milian that resulted in their daughter Violet Madison Nash. “Mmm-hmm. I love it, though,” the 34-year-old said. “It’s great. I’d rather be the guy that doesn’t hide. I’d rather you pick holes in me. I get to be the literal face of what a man is, how he succeeds, how he fails. I’d rather be all those things than just casting a light that’s bright and shiny. That ain’t me. Who wants to be that guy, really?” Read more.