Common and Jennifer Hudson appear to be the newest couple on the block after an insider has confirmed they are officially an item — although they’re keeping things under wraps.
On Thursday (January 26), Radar Online reported that a person close to the situation has confirmed the Dreamgirls actor has been secretly dating the 50-year-old rapper. The two have reportedly known each other for years but they got closer on the set of their new thriller Breathe.
“Things took a romantic turn while they were filming in Philadelphia over the summer,” the insider told Radar. “When the day’s shoot wrapped, they’d always find their way to each other’s side.”
The insider continued: “They’ve kept up their communication since shooting the movie. They get together whenever their schedules allow. Of course, he’s known as a total flirt, but Jennifer feels there’s no harm in that, and she’s having fun.”
Rumors began swirling last year after Common and J Hud had a romantic dinner in Philadelphia. An eyewitness told Radar the soon-to-be couple were “cozy and flirty” and were engaged in “lots of cuddling and giggling” throughout the entire dinner.
In September, Hudson addressed her dinner with Common on Entertainment Tonight saying: “People create their narratives of it, and it’s like, OK, you know,