Since people found out Tika Sumpter was pregnant, they wondered who the father was. Up until now the star of The Haves and the Have Nots has been silent about the father of her unborn child. In fact, the 36-year-old vixen on the show didn't give an indication who she was dating. It turns out the single African-American woman is having a baby by a Caucasian co-star.

Tika's fans are speaking out on social media about theirsurprise that she is having a baby by a white man. In fact, she withheld the identity so long because her fans and followers reacted exactly the way she thought they would.

She didn't want negative comments being said about her relationship or her pregnancy.

Father of Tika Sumpter's baby

Now that Tika Sumpter is in her third trimester, she has acknowledged that she is indeed pregnant. Not only that, but she revealed the identity of the father of her baby. She revealed all in an interview withFit Pregnancy. She looks very pretty and very pregnant on the cover of the October issue of that magazine.Sumpter’s boyfriend is herThe Haves and Have Nots co-star, Nick James.

They have been dating for a year and ahalf. While their relationship is going well, they hadn't planned to start a family at this time. This certainly is interesting because on the show Nick plays Officer Justin who is gay.

Of course, we know that's just the character he plays.

About Tika and Nick

Tika Sumpter, whose real name is Euphemia L. Sumpter,and Nick James, whose real name is Nicholas James Muscarella, are expecting their baby girl in October.

Tyler Perry is their boss. Tika was afraid to tell him, but Perry guessed it when she was five months pregnant. Perry ispleased and has been very supportive. After all, he had a baby out of wedlock.

Even though Tika is well-known for her evil role on the popular Tyler Perry's nighttime soap opera, The Havesand the Have Nots, she has been acting for a long time.

She was on ABC's daytime soap opera, One Life to Live for ten years from 2005 to 2010.

Recently she played First Lady Michelle Obama in the movie Southside With You. Nick is not as well-known as the mother of his daughter. Both of them are models and actors. Tika's reaction to what social media is saying is in contrast to her role on The Haves and the Have Nots. In the series, she wouldn't care.