Black American celebrity couples you probably didn’t know fell in love on set

Novieku Babatunde Adeola September 27, 2019

Denzel and Pauletta Washington

The two have shown that you can stay married and famous. With 36 years and counting, this has been one of Hollywood’s longest-lasting relationships and the most successful marriage in the black community.

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The duo met in 1977 while the actor was on set filming his first TV role in Wilma – which his Pauletta was also starring in. They have been inseparable since.

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Complimenting his better half in an interview with TD Jakes, Denzel said: “She has done the heavy lifting. She has been the consistent one. She has given the daily religious instruction. She was the one taking them to school, while I was out providing.”

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Black Doctor describes their relationship as the best example of black love, next to the Obamas.


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