Adrienne Bailon made headlines last month after being spotted on a romantic vacation in Tulum, Mexico with gospel singer, Israel Houghton. Turned out, Houghton was The Real host’s new beau.
But after a slew of beach paparazzi photos hit the web, Bailon became subject to rumors that she broke up Israel’s 20 year marriage with wife Meleasa, whom he split with back in February.
But now, after weeks of speculation, the 32-year-old is shedding some light on she and the Grammy Award winner’s relationship. “I think I’m more than anything grateful that I have a platform like this, where I can be with my girls. The show is called The Real it is a place where we can speak about the truth,” Bailon said during an episode of The Real, set to air on Tuesday. “With that being said, the man pictured here is not married. Praise God.”
She continued, “He had actually put out a statement. He is single, number one. The other thing people were saying was that I was the cause of the divorce, which I think any divorce is obviously a sad thing. People have to go through it, [it] takes time to get through that sort of thing, and I think no one put that time together.”
Adrienne further explained, “I think people see an announcement was made at the top of the year and then they see these photos and then they think well let’s put this together but this is why I’m grateful for things like this because it allows you to set the facts straight and God forbid the facts get in the way of a really juicy story. I’m going to say the truth and the truth of the matter is he isn’t married. He obviously is divorced.”
She concluded, “He had put out a statement that he had failed in his marriage and it was five years back and I didn’t know him at the time. So to put that on me was obviously hurtful.”
Adrienne and Houghton, 44, met on the set of the 2013 film, I’m in Love With a Church Girl. Bailon starred in the flick and her now new boo, was executive producer.
Dr. Heavenly Explains Her ‘If My Husband Cheated He Didn’t Mean To’ Philosophy
Dr. Heavenly Kimes has an interesting philosophy on cheating … but then again we’re not surprised.
If you watch Married To Medicine then you know the successful Atlanta, GA dentist dotes on her husband, who she affectionately calls “daddy” and the two have a pretty solid marriage. So much so, that Kimes believes if he ever cheated on her he didn’t mean to do it.
Kimes made that proclamation after news broke that Dr. Jackie’s husband was having an affair, and of course she had the ladies scratching their heads. HipHollywood sat down with her to get more insight on her viewpoint. Here’s what she had to say.
“I said something that I think a lot of people feel but would not say it, because it’s not a politically correct thing to say,” she explained. “I said if my husband cheated he would not mean to do it. I stand by it, it may sound silly, it may sound funny, I’m not trying to be funny, I don’t think he would have meant to do it.”
“I can’t say it was her, I’m not going to put it all on her, but it had to have been something to make that man go that far,” she adds referring to the other woman. “Maybe I’m naive but I don’t think my husband would just cheat on me and mean to cheat.”
To her credit, Kimes is also a certified relationship coach and has been dishing her advice (solicited or not) to the other wives since season 2. She ended her explanation comparing cheating to a person on a diet. The analogy was pretty hilarious, but actual made a lot of sense.
“I like to compare sex to food because they go together,” she says. “If you’re hungry and you know you’re on a diet and you’re really really trying really hard and somebody comes with a buffet of your favorite foods and lays it all out for you and starts putting … you didn’t mean to eat it but you ate it.”
So do you agree Heavenly? Let us know in the comments below.
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