That's between him and the Lord, baby.
Jamal: All my life all I ever wanted was for that man to love me.
Cookie: I know, baby. That's all I ever wanted, too. Look Jamal, I just want you to always remember what I told you all those years ago in that visiting room. No matter what's going on between me and your daddy, I got you.
Jamal: I know you do. But Mom I need to know.
Cookie: That's between him and the Lord, baby.