Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B. Jordan have obtained main reward for his or her roles in Black Panther, however additionally they have lots of people questioning about their relationship standing – particularly, in the event that they’re relationship. After the Golden Globes, they each posted a hilarious video of them making out in an elevator earlier than their Black Panther costar Danai Gurira catches them (and proceeds to seemingly land a kiss on Lupita because the doorways shut). The video revived folks’s hopes that Michael and Lupita is likely to be romantically concerned. However alas, as a lot as we love their cute interactions, they’re certainly simply mates.
After the video was posted, Michael and Lupita addressed the relationship rumors in an interview with ET. “No, we’re good mates, truthfully, we have recognized one another a very very long time and respect one another and I like this lady to loss of life,” Michael mentioned.
Lupita shared the identical sentiment, including, “It is flattering on the finish of the day. I believe it is such a uncommon factor to search out folks you’ve got good chemistry with and too for us to search out one another as actors and get to work collectively, it makes the work richer that we actually take pleasure in one another’s firm on and off display.” However, to be clear, they take pleasure in one another’s completely platonic firm on and off display.
In January 2018, Michael mentioned he was “technically single,” later clarifying his feedback, saying that he truly was relationship. Based on BET, he was romancing a lady named Ashlyn Castro round that point. However in July 2018, he was noticed with one other girl named Ehsa Vantha at St. Tropez nightclub, however there weren’t any studies of them being in a critical relationship after hanging out that night time. A couple of months later, Michael made an look on The Ellen DeGeneres Present, saying that he is single as a result of he is specializing in his profession.
Lupita has additionally been fairly personal in the case of her love life, although she was beforehand linked to GQ Model vogue editor Mobolaji Dawodu. When requested about her relationship standing in Vogue‘s January 2018 subject, Lupita responded, “You may ask, however you positively will not get a solution. There have been rumors and rumors and rumors about my love life. That is the one space that I actually like to carry near my coronary heart.”
Effectively, at the least we’ll at all times have the lovable, non-romantic moments between Michael and Lupita to cherish.
– Extra reporting by Brea Cubit