In a heartwarming segment on Jennifer Hudson’s daytime talk show, Common and the Dreamgirls star made their romantic relationship official. The clip, released in anticipation of the January 22 episode, captures the Chicago rapper surprising Hudson with a bouquet of flowers.
The interview kicks off in a typical fashion, with Hudson conducting the conversation. However, the tone shifts when she playfully asks Common, “Are you dating anybody?” Laughter ensues as Common responds, “Yes, I am in a relationship with one of the most beautiful people I’ve ever met. She’s intelligent, has a deep connection with God, and exudes a genuine down-to-earth quality.”
Revealing his high standards, Common explains, “I set my standards kinda high because she had to have an EGOT, win an Oscar on her first movie, and have her own talk show.” He then turns the question back to Hudson, asking about her love life.
Hudson shares, “I’m dating as well, and I am very happy. Are you happy in your relationship?” Common replies, “This relationship is a happy place. Seeing her happy makes me really happy. I’m thankful and thank God every day.”
While keeping their relationship private, Common takes a moment to acknowledge how wonderful and great his partner is. The duo also shared an adorable picture, capturing a sweet moment of Common kissing Hudson on the cheek.
This heartening revelation of Common and Jennifer Hudson’s romance adds a delightful touch to their public personas, as they navigate the joys of their newfound connection.