“I have a Black son, what are you saying, what does that mean? ”“I said that I have started dating other cultures, so it was a celebration of other cultures and not a put down of my own,” she continued. Henson even after 14 years since their breakout hit "Baby Boy." "That's my baby. I'm very, very honored to tell the world we're still family and we still connected and hang out beyond that 'Baby Boy' set." Gibson was a fresh faced 22-year-old in the John Singleton-directed cult classic, which is the focus of TV One's "Unsung Hollywood," airing Wednesday, when he met Henson, who played his girlfriend, Evette.We always get together for lunches and dinners and connect," he told the New York Daily News on Wednesday. Although their on-screen romance was toxic, he equates their affections to Ryan Gosling and Rachel Mc Adams' chemistry in "The Notebook." "Everybody loves that movie.Other reports claim the dating rumors are false but did confirm the unlikely couple were having dinner together.Is it possible that Common and Laura Dern are dating?But everybody wants Ryan to be with Rachel because we really enjoyed that movie. I mean, we've kissed but that's about it," he said of his personal relationship with Henson. We kiss each other on the lips when we see each other. I'm just letting you know, Taraji is not in the friends zone." Outside of what may or may not be an attraction between the two, both stars' careers have climbed the ladder to success substantially since that 2001 film.So it's the same with Jody and Evette." Beyond the fans wanting more, Gibson may have toyed with the idea then and even now. It's love," he explained, adding, "But I don't look at her like a sister. Henson currently stars as Cookie Lyon on the hit Fox series "Empire," and Gibson couldn't be happier for her and the show's success.
They [media] said I was done with Black men,” she told Hip Hollywood.
and racked up the honors along the way, including a People’s Choice Award nomination.
But while the professional success was unprecedented, it also sparked some serious interest in Henson’s life away form the cameras – particularly when it came to her dating life.
"I mean, Ryan ain't doing bad with Eva on any level.
He definitely got good taste in women, so shout out to him for that.