“We’re good associates,” Jordan, 31, instructed Leisure Tonight. “Actually, we’ve recognized one another a very very long time and respect one another and I really like this lady to demise.”
Nyong’o, 35, in fact, feels the identical. “It’s flattering on the finish of the day. I believe it’s such a uncommon factor to search out folks you could have 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 screen,” Nyong’o defined to ET.
The admission comes simply days after the Black Panther stars, together with their costar Danai Gurira, staged a makeout scene in a photograph sales space on the InStyle & Warner Bros. Golden Globes afterparty.
The hilarious clip options The Strolling Lifeless alum, 40 — wearing a shocking pink Rodarte robe — strolling in entrance of an elevator because the doorways slowly open to disclose Jordan along with his arms wrapped round Nyong’o.
Gurira then steps into the elevator, pushes the Creed star apart, and dips Nyong’o — in electric-blue Calvin Klein — so she can provide her one other smooch because the doorways shut.
Nyong’o shared the clip on her Instagram with the caption: “When the cat’s away…”
Jordan additionally posted it, writing, “And I’m nonetheless KING,” with the crown and crying-laughing emojis.
Jordan and Nyong’o first sparked courting rumors once they exchanged flirty tweets in February 2018 whereas taking part in a celeb prank present, MTV’s Safeword.
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The flirtation kicked off when the Oscar winner tweeted a video backstage at The View, the place she made Jordan drop down for a push-up: Apparently after successful a guess on the set of Black Panther, Nyong’o earned the precise to command her costar to train.
Issues heated up when Jordan, in a since-deleted tweet, replied, “Deliver them chocolate muffins again. You prepared for spherical 2?” For some additional spice, he added the hashtag “#youknowyouwantthis.”
Nyong’o then shot again, “No dessert till you come appropriate,” with the hashtags “#youknowyouwantthis” and “#youaintready.”
Finally, Jordan cleared the air: It was all for the present.