Tessa Thompson and Janelle Monae Dating: Tessa Breaks Silence


Tessa Thompson Addresses Rumors of Dating Janelle Monae (UPDATE)

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Many have wondered about Janelle Monae’s s*xual preference for years.

Janelle herself likes to keep her personal life to herself, so she never really said much about her dating life.

Lately, she’s been spending a lot of time with Tessa Thompson.

Tessa was also in one of her music videos, fueling the gossip even more.

In a recent interview with Net-A-Porter, Tessa addressed rumors that she’s dating Janelle.

I can take things for granted because of my family – it’s so free and you can be anything that you want to be. I’m attracted to men and also to women. If I bring a woman home, [or] a man, we don’t even have to have the discussion.

That was something I was conscientious of in terms of this declaration around Janelle and myself. I want everyone else to have that freedom and support that I have from my loved ones

But so many people don’t. So, do I have a responsibility to talk about that? Do I have a responsibility to say in a public space that this is my person?

We love each other deeply. We’re so close, we vibrate on the same frequency. If people want to speculate about what we are, that’s okay. It doesn’t bother me.

UPDATE: After the interview went viral, Tessa clarified that she is not in a relationship.

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  1. Anonymous

    June 29, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    I always got lesbian vibes for Janelle so this doesn’t surprise me.

  2. Ms. Jackson

    June 29, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    I think Tessa sticking her head through Janelle’s p-ssy pants said it all.

    • Ratchet Queen

      June 30, 2018 at 11:39 am


  3. 404

    June 29, 2018 at 10:32 pm

    She kind of talked in circles. But it does appear they are together.

  4. Tea

    June 30, 2018 at 11:34 am

    I think they been a thing on and off since 2016. So I’m not sure why she just won’t come out and confirm the obvious.

  5. Ratchet Queen

    June 30, 2018 at 11:40 am

    They are together. They are just trying to remain as discrete as possible since both of them are private people.

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