During a recent interview on The Wendy Williams Show, Taraji P. Henson made a comment that might have raised a few eyebrows. But the actress tells us exclusively that she was simply, misquoted.
“They [media] said I was done with Black men,” Henson told us during an interview to talk about her forthcoming film, From the Rough. “I have a Black son, what are you saying, what does that mean?”
She continued, “I said that I have started dating other cultures, so it was a celebration of other cultures and not a put down of my own. That’s stupid. Why would I say I’m done with Black men. That’s dumb.”
While discussing her love life with Wendy, Henson revealed that she has been stepping outside of the box, telling the talkshow host that she enjoys dating men in other countries.
“I’m dating. I can’t say that I’m done totally with American men but I am very excited about my finds over [in Europe],” she told Williams. “I think there is a cultural difference with men from other countries. They are not as bitter and jaded and closed up as a lot of the men here. I’m not saying all men, I can’t say that I’m done with American man, I’ll never say that,” she told Williams.
During our sit down with the 43-year-old beauty, the star also gave advice for young women looking for Mr. Right. “Broaden your spectrum,” she said.
From the Rough hits theaters April 25.
Exclusive Details: Trey Songz Arrested For Domestic Violence + Singer’s Public Response
HipHollywood can confirm that singer, Trey Songz, was arrested on Monday morning on domestic violence charges.
The Los Angeles Police Department tells us that Tremaine Neverson, the r&b crooner’s legal name, was taken into custody around 6:30am. The arrest stemmed from an alleged violent incident on February 18.
We are told the singer was let out on bail, which was set at $50k.
After being released, Songz took to Instagram to respond to the arrest, writing on Twitter:
“For weeks my lawyers & Mgmt have asked me not to comment on this and I initially agreed but this morning I feel that my fam, the women that raised me, my friends & fans especially the youth need to hear from me. I am being lied on and falsely accused for someone’s personal gain”
He added, “I won’t be speaking too much more on this but would like to thank you for all the prayers and support.”
The singer was also clearly unbothered by the arrest because he went as far as to share a string of stories on Instagram, which included him raving about the beautiful day and blasting music throughout his home.
As previously reported, during All Star Weekend, a woman claimed Songz unleashed fury during a Hollywood Hills party after he spotted her talking to another man.
Following the incident, the woman went to the hospital where she was treated before calling police.
The alleged victim’s lawyer, famous women’s rights attorney Lisa Bloom, even took to Instagram earlier this month to ask for any witnesses. “Went with my client today for her second police interview re her allegations that Trey Songz choked and punched her earlier this month,” Bloom tweeted. “Many were present. We need just one to have a conscience and step forward as a witness.”
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