‘It didn’t work out’ – Taraji P. Henson, 50, confirms her split from fiance, Kelvin Hayden (video)
Taraji P. Henson has announced she is a single again after splitting from her fiancé of over two years, Kelvin Hayden.
The Golden Globe-winning actress, 50, confirmed her split during a new interview with The Breakfast Club, while discussing methods girls take care of “trauma-filled males”
“I’m devoted to the Black man, y’all. I simply turned 50 and I haven’t stated it but, but it surely didn’t work out,” Taraji said about engagement to Kelvin.
“I attempted, I used to be like, ‘Let’s do the remedy factor.’ However, if you happen to’re each not on the identical web page with that then you definitely really feel such as you’re taking it on yourself, and that’s not a good place for anyone to play in a relationship.”
Taraji also went to give more insight into her split, saying the pair discovered that they were not responsible for each other’s happiness and needed to “first make ourselves happy to make each other happy.”
“My happiness isn’t his duty and his happiness isn’t mine. We have now to first depend on how one can make ourselves pleased to make one another pleased. So, when one particular person is taking up the burden of the whole relationship, it’s by no means going to work. It’s important to present up and sure you need to be understanding, however, you may lose your self in that understanding,” she said
“It’s important to nonetheless get up for yourself and be there for your self but it surely’s onerous to do if the opposite particular person isn’t doing that half both.”
The couple, who both announced their engagement in May 2018, sparked separation rumors in September when the former NFL star did not attend Henson’s 50th birthday party.
Taraji and Hayden were set to tie the knot in June but postponed their nuptials due to the pandemic.