Lil’ Kim opens her home to her ailing, estranged father

Lil' Kim performs during BET's Rip the Runway 2012 at Hammerstein Ballroom on February 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Lil' Kim performs during BET's Rip the Runway 2012 at Hammerstein Ballroom on February 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Raunchy rapper Lil’ Kim has a big heart behind all that sex appeal.  When Lil’ Kim, whose birth name is Kimberly Jones, learned that her estranged father Linwood Jones was battling Alzheimer’s Disease the legendary hip-hop icon took him in, OK! magazine reported.

“He can’t really pour juice. He can get dressed, but we have to help him sometimes. Basically we have to help him do almost everything. He can walk around and stuff like that. And again, it’s early stages,” Lil’ Kim told OK!.

Although Lil’ Kim did not have the closest relationship with her father growing up, the 37-year-old rapper said that she took her father in because she says she is a “child of God”.

“I believe in God, and I also believe in the quote ‘honor thy mother and thy father.’ No matter what, I’m always going to be there for my family,” she said.

In addition to  taking care of her ailing father, Lil’ Kim is currently on her Return of the Queen tour, her first since 2010.