Regina King tells Wendy about her new Lifetime movie, “The Gabby Douglas Story.” Plus, find out what Regina is doing for the Super Bowl and if she’s dating again since her relationship with Malcolm-Jamal Warner ended.
Then, Wendy and Regina go head-to-head and play “Guess the Celebrity Tight End.” Could the celeb flings be any hotter this summer?
actress had to share: On being a single mom to daughter Matilda with the late Heath Ledger: “I know a handful of women in similar positions [to me], it’s kind of like a club. My friend Busy [Phillips] and her husband Marc [Silverstein] said, ‘Michelle, you’re in like a blackout zone, everybody is now partnered up and you have to wait for people to start getting divorced.’ Oh my f*cking God…” On getting into the dating scene: “Talk about a learning process. I feel really sensitive about it and certainly did not expect to be still dating at 36 with an 11-year-old. I went back into the house and sobbed because of this incredibly simple moment – common everyday happiness.
It’s a sh*tty club and we don’t want any new members… I really felt like in that moment, like wow, we’ve done it. Life has brought us to a place that’s not just surviving, but thriving.” For more from Michelle, visit
Responding to a question about which experience with a Black woman -- aside from his mother -- marked a turning point in his life, the talented Chicago lyricist spoke fondly of his time with Ms. RELATED: #Throwback Thursday: Relive Erykah Badu & Common's 'Love of My Life' "Well, that definitely was my relationship with Erykah," he told ESSENCE during a chat about the RELATED: Common Advocates Electing a Female President, Voices Support for Hillary Clinton A union that seemed a perfect pairing from the outside looking in, Common says falling for Erykah was an organic happening that helped shape his perception of what it really means to love a Black woman unconditionally.
"I didn’t really think twice about it back then," he adds.
His best-of album, Thisisme Then: The Best of Common, was released on November 27, 2007.
documentary brings Black women to the forefront in a celebration of love and he recently reflected on a personal memory about having his first encounter with unconditional love during his relationship with Neo Soul songstress Erykah Badu.However, a source told TMZ that the rapper is treating the sport star with "more respect" now that they have rekindled their relationship. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, poet and film producer from Chicago, Illinois.If you thought Common and Regina Hall were dating, you weren't alone. "We never were in that space—you know, that's just like somebody I care about as a friend. RELATED: Common Talks About His College Experience and Collaborating with Michelle Obama "That's just my people—that's just my buddy," he said.