As pride month is ending, Tessa Thompson is confirming her relationship with singer and actress Janelle Monae in new interview with Net-A-Porter.
“We love each other deeply, we’re so close. We vibrate on the same frequency,” Thompson said of Monae. “If people want to speculate about what we are, that’s okay. It doesn’t bother me.” She went on to note her trepidations about going public with a relationship. One on hand, they’re normal people who want to love in the privacy of their own homes. On the other, however, they are aware of how their platforms could help normalize LGBTQ relationships and empower people of lesser privilege existing within these spaces.
“It’s tricky because Janelle and I are just really private people and we’re both trying to navigate how you reconcile wanting to have that privacy and space and also wanting to use your platform and influence,” Thompson continued”
Read full interview here…