We all want to find love, but for most of us, it’s not usually found in the widow of a sibling.
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s family is making headlines this morning after a secret kindred relationship was unveiled.
It’s been confirmed that Biden’s son, Hunter, is dating the widow of his late brother, Beau. Widow Hallie Biden and Hunter started a romantic bond following the passing of Delaware’s former attorney general, who died of brain cancer in May 2015.
In a statement to Page Six, Hunter, who is separated from his wife, Kathleen, explained, “Hallie and I are incredibly lucky to have found the love and support we have for each other in such a difficult time, and that’s been obvious to the people who love us most. We’ve been so lucky to have family and friends who have supported us every step of the way.”
Meanwhile, Joe and wife Dr. Jill have given the duo their blessing. “We are all lucky that Hunter and Hallie found each other as they were putting their lives together again after such sadness,” Biden apparently said. “They have mine and Jill’s full and complete support and we are happy for them.”
The entire relationship is nothing short of bizarre — And can we please discuss the new complicated family dynamic?
Hallie has two young children with her late spouse and Hunter has three with his now estranged wife. The Biden cousins are essentially on track to be step-siblings — assuming the relationship advances to marriage.
Folks on social media are equally perplexed by the new controversial relationship, many calling the courtship “weird.”
5 Reasons You Need To Know Daveed Diggs
If you don’t know the name Daveed Diggs you will now! The Oakland native is definitely one to watch in Hollywood. Here are five reasons why.
1. He has already taken Broadway by storm.
In 2016 Diggs nabbed a Tony and a Grammy award for his role as Marquis de Lafayette/ Thomas Jefferson in “Hamilton.” Believe it or not Diggs didn’t even audition for the role. While substitute teaching in Marin County, CA he met Hamilton’s eventual star and creator Lin Manuel-Miranda and director, Thomas Kail who invited him to join their free-style rap group and later helped them craft the fast-rapping revolutionary.
2. He’s funny.
Diggs is proving he’s also got some amazing comedy chops with two memorable recurring sitcom roles: one as Perry, the crush du jour for Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) on Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the other on ABC’s black-ish as Johan, the free-spirited brother of Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross). In fact, Black-ish creator Kenya Barris wrote the role for Diggs after being “blown away” by his performance on stage.
3. His first feature film Wonder is in theaters now.
In the film based on the New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, Diggs plays Mr. Browne the fifth grade teacher at the school where lead Jacob Tremblay attends. Diggs landed the role after wrapping his run in “Hamilton” and told HH it was like a crash course in film acting alongside Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.
4. He’s a rapper.
His experimental noise rap group Clipping has garnered a major cult following on Youtube. Their LP CLPPNG was an Album Of The Week back in 2014. And in 2016 the trio performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden to promote the release of their six-track EP Wriggle.
5. He is executive producer of ABC’s The Mayor.
The show about a struggling young rapper (Brandon Micheal Hall) who runs for local office (and wins) to boost his popularity, debuted this Fall and already is garnering wave reviews. Not surprisingly Diggs and his Clipping bandmates William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes, also produce all the music for the show.
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