As singer Jennifer Hudson and White Chicks actor Marlon Wayans portray Aretha Franklin and Ted White (Franklin’s first husband) in the new biopic Respect, it seems the pair have since been linked off-screen, with some now curious to know if the pair are dating.
Why do fans think Jennifer Hudson and Marlon Wayans are dating?
Jennifer Hudson and Marlon Wayans appear alongside each other in the new Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect, with Hudson taking on the celebrated vocalist while Wayans portrays her ex-husband and manager Ted White.
While these are of course just rumours, some have since taken to Twitter as they wondered if the pair are actually dating:
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Is Marlon Wayans in a relationship?
The pair were together for just over two decades between 1992 and 2013. Together Wayans and Zachary share two children together, daughter Amai Zackary Wayans as well as son Shawn Howell Wayans.
Although following his mother Elvira Wayans’ death last year, the actor is said to now be open to marriage. He added: “Yeah, I probably got one in me. Just one.”
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Jennifer Hudson’s dating life explored
In recent years Jennifer Hudson is seen to have kept her love life private, and so it is not currently known if the singer is in a relationship.
However, she has previously dated within the spotlight with Hudson known to many for her engagement with former professional wrestler David Otunga.
Although after nine years, the pair announced they had gone their separate ways in 2017.