Finding love on set! After first connecting whereas enjoying love pursuits within the 2019 movie The Kitchen, Tiffany Haddish and Common took their time time bringing their romance off display.
In April 2020, the duo sparked relationship rumors after they teamed up for Bumble’s digital relationship marketing campaign. One month later, Haddish and the Oscar winner (actual identify Lonnie Rashid Lynn) seemingly confirmed that they had been quarantining collectively in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. They had been additionally noticed with each other at a Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles in June 2020.
The comic hinted at their bond later that summer season, telling Stephen Colbert that it “was quite a negotiation” to get the musician to take part in a TikTok video together with her.
“I’m like, ‘Look, I want to shoot this video. I need you to be in it with me.’ And he was like, ‘Nah, that’s really not my style. I’m not really known for that. That’s not really my thing,’” the Bad Trip actress mentioned throughout an look on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in July 2020.
Although Common wasn’t up for it at first, he took an interest within the course of and the pair ultimately did 18 takes for the quick clip.
“I’m like, ‘For somebody who didn’t want to do this, you now want to do another take and another take, come on bro,’” she joked. “But we had a good time. We were laughing.”
Soon after, the Like a Boss star confirmed her romance with the rapper whereas detailing how they moved out of the buddy zone.
“I met Common when I was filming my movie The Kitchen, he was in it. He was, I guess, kind of like my love interest,” Haddish defined throughout an interview on the “Wild Ride! With Steve-O” podcast in July 2020. “I made out with him in the movie and we became friends but it wasn’t anything sexual … because my eyes were set on something else.”
Working collectively on the Bumble marketing campaign helped the twosome develop nearer — and the Night School star discovered herself falling for the Chicago native.
“I’ve lost 20 pounds since I’ve been in this relationship. I feel more confident in me and it’s not him that’s doing it,” Haddish famous on the time. “I’m just way happier and it’s, like, knowing I got somebody that cares about me, that really has my back. It seems like he does anyways, and I love it. I love him.”
As their romance bought extra critical, the California native revealed that she had “taken the precaution to protect” herself in opposition to an unplanned being pregnant together with her boyfriend.
“Let me tell you, if I get pregnant, that is all God — tearing down all walls, all barriers,” the Grammy winner joked throughout an look on E!’s Daily Pop in May 2021. “Now, if that did happen, we’re gonna hire some help, then we’re gonna cry a lot. … And I’m not gonna be ‘baby mama,’ I’m gonna be ‘wife.’”
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