- Taraji P. Henson confirmed that she split with Kelvin Hayden during an appearance on The Breakfast Club show on Monday, October 19
- According to Taraji, she tried to make it with her 37-year-old lover but to no avail
- Rumours about their split hit the airwaves after Taraji's 50th birthday in September when the NFL player failed to attend
- The duo announced their engagement in May 2018 and they were set to say "I do" in June 2020
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Talented actress Taraji P. Henson has ended her engagement with fiancè Kelvin Hayden. The 50-year-old actress shared the news with her fans on Monday, October 19 on The Breakfast Club.
Taraji, who is commonly known for her role Cookie Lyon in the series Empire, said that she tried to make it with her 37-year-old lover but to no avail.
According to Taraji, she and Hayden realised they were not responsible for each other's happiness but to first work on themselves.
"I am dedicated to the black man, you all. I just turned 50 and I mean, I had not said it yet, but it did not work out. I tried. I was, like, therapy. Let’s do the therapy thing, but if you are both not on the same page with that then you feel like, you are taking it on yourself, and that is not a fair position for anybody to play in a relationship," she said.
According to Page Six, the couple sparked breakup rumours in September when the NFL player failed to attend his lover's 50th birthday.
The duo announced their engagement in May 2018 and they were set to get married in June 2020. In April, Taraji and Hayden announced that they planned to postpone their wedding due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In similar news about couples splitting up, Briefly.co.za recently reported on Thishiwe Ziqubu and Mandisa Nduna calling it quits. It seems that things ended in tears for one of Mzansi's favourite couple Thishiwe Ziqubu and Mandisa Nduna.
The pair, who were crowned the cutest couple at the Feather Awards, have called it quits. Thishiwe took to social media to break the news. She said that the couple broke up "a while back" and she was making the revelation because of the love and support they have received while together.
The pair may not be together any more but they still care for one another, according to Thishiwe. The couple had been together for nearly four years. Social media users reacted to the heartbreaking news.
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