Latifah and Nichols were together for more than a year on the heels of Latifah’s 8-year-relationship with previous girlfriend, fitness instructor Jeannette Jenkins.
Latifah, whose real name is Dana Elaine Owens, is reportedly dating actress Paula Patton, 40, the ex-wife of singer Robin Thicke.
Bessie married a man and was, for all intents and purposes, straight to those who paid to see her sing.
Queen Latifah has been spotted with a exotic woman by her side recently, some people suggested she is her new girlfriend?
The film delves into Bessie’s relationships with both men and women, giving Queen romantic and sexual scenes with co-star Tika Sumpter, who plays Bessie’s lover, Lucille.
While speculation about Queen Latifah’s sexuality is nothing new and is now treated more as an open secret (she is often out in public holding hands and kissing her partner, Eboni Nichols), it appears that being part of such a queer film about authenticity and embracing who you are is not the platform the artist/actress is using to come out.
“This is the woman at one point she thought she’d end up with for life,” a source told The National ENQUIRER, who reported in 2008 that Latifah and Jenkins were “planning a gay wedding” together.
It’s easy to see why Patton fled to the other side. 23, when they were photographed on vacation in Brazil. PHOTOS: Celebs Who Have Come Out As Gay Or Bisexual While the details of their secret split remain unclear, Latifah and her busty ex-girlfriend, who was once in the Los Angeles Laker Girls dance troupe, have not been seen together since Oct.“There’s no indication at this point that Eboni is going the route of Jeanette,” the insider said to The ENQUIRER, on newsstands now.On Thursday morning (August 24, 2017) the American Sun-Times reported Queen Latifah and boyfriend, to be shopping for engagement rings.
“Queen and Eboni split in late 2015,” a source close to the former couple said.