Andre's Current Partner Lisa Rison
Andre Rison new wife Lisa Lopez Rison is from Michigan and used to be a flight attendant at AirTran Airways.
Lisa is a breast cancer survivor. She discovered a lump on her right breast one day when she was getting dressed, and two days later, she told Andre about it. Lopez was only 36 years old then, so she wanted to consult with her family and friends first because she thought she was overreacting.
Lisa's mom, friends, and twin all told her that it was probably nothing, but she should get it checked out. After going to the doctor, the Obgyn had her mammogram done. The radiologists saw something, so she had to get a biopsy. She was then diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma breast cancer.
Mrs. Rison then went to see a plastic surgeon and a pathologist to fight back cancer. Lisa has had a double mastectomy. She also has gone through a lot of chemotherapy.
Fortunately, she recovered from it and has been cancer-free since 2018. Regarding her recovery, Andre has said that as a Super Bowl champion, he has beaten the toughest in the game. When Lisa beat breast cancer, she earned her championship ring. And she was the MVP of their family.
TLC's Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Andre's Relationship
Andre's current partner coincidentally shares the name with his ex-partner. Lisa Nicole Lopes used to be one-third of the American R&B girl group TLC, which was prominent in the 1990s. Some of TLC's major hits include No Scrubs, Waterfall, Unpretty, and Creep.
Left Eye and Andre started dating back in 1993 after meeting in a nightclub in Atlanta. Both of them had an intense on-and-off tumultuous relationship for eight years.
But just a year after an incident, in 1994, their relationship went down in flames, and so did Andre's $1.3 million dollar Atlanta Mansion. On June 8th, 1994, Andre and Lisa spent the night partying separately. Lisa arrived at his Atlanta mansion earlier than him. Andre stayed out till 5 am partying.
The NFL player had bought a bunch of sneakers but didn't buy any for Lisa, which made her mad. He tried to calm Lisa down. As per the Paper Magazine, he slapped her, pinned her, and sat on her. Andre left the mansion and stayed with Jason Philips, his teammate.
Back home, Lisa set the sneakers on fire in the bathtub, which engulfed the whole building and destroyed it. She received five years probation along with a $10,000 fine.
Andre later forgave Lisa and rekindled their romance. But unfortunately, Lopes was killed in a car crash in Honduras on April 5th, 2002. She was vacationing and was shooting a documentary on charity work there.