Jennifer Hudson Calls Common a ‘Beautiful Man’ Amid Dating Rumors

Jennifer Hudson and Widespread
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Jennifer Hudson performed coy when requested about rumors that she’s courting Widespread — however she wasn’t afraid to supply some flirtatious reward for him.

“Rumors say loads of issues,” Hudson, 41, instructed TMZ on Tuesday, August 1, when requested whether or not she’s in a relationship with the rapper, 51. “However he’s a phenomenal man, I provides you with that. That’s for sure.”

Hudson additionally addressed the potential of a future music collaboration between the duo, who’ve each gained Oscars and Grammys for his or her work. “It will be dope to see two Chicagoans collectively, however I don’t learn about that,” Hudson mentioned. “It could possibly be [awesome], you’re proper about that.”

As for whether or not the pair just lately vacationed collectively, Hudson supplied no affirmation. “I didn’t learn about that half,” she quipped.

Rumors in regards to the twosome first started in July 2022 after they had been noticed having a meal collectively in Philadelphia. Two months later, Hudson denied that the outing was romantic. “Individuals create their narratives of it,” she instructed Leisure Tonight in September 2022. “We shot a movie collectively and he performed my husband. We gotta eat in between these moments.”

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On the time, the duo had been filming the thriller Breathe, which additionally stars Sam Worthington and Milla Jovovich. A lot of the undertaking was shot on location in Pennsylvania, the place Hudson and Widespread had been noticed.

Final month, followers speculated that Widespread — whose actual identify is Lonnie Rashid Lynn — was on trip with Hudson in London. In certainly one of her Instagram movies from the journey, a person’s voice could possibly be heard directing her learn how to pose.

Hudson was beforehand engaged to David Otunga, with whom she shares son David Jr., 13. The previous couple known as it quits in November 2017.

Widespread, for his half, has beforehand been linked to Erykah Badu, Taraji P. Henson and Serena Williams. Most just lately, he cut up from Tiffany Haddish in November 2021 after one 12 months of courting.

Earlier this 12 months, Haddish, 43, claimed that her romance with Widespread was her “healthiest” relationship but till the top. In July, she instructed The Washington Submit their cut up “wasn’t mutual,” alleging that Widespread broke up together with her by way of telephone name.

“It was extra him saying, ‘I feel this relationship has run its course,’” Haddish mentioned. “And I used to be like, ‘OK. Like, you gonna be a 50-year-old single man. OK?’”