Adrienne bailon dating
"With that being said, the man pictured here is not married.
Praise God."The new romance sparked controversy because Houghton publicly repented and addressed his divorce in an open letter posted on Facebook earlier this year.
Israel Houghton is defending Adrienne Bailon after getting caught up in a dating scandal rumor that she was romantically involved with the gospel singer, while he was still married to his wife of over 20 years.
While he admits that he and the co-host of "The Real" are pursuing a romantic relationship, they never engaged in any extramarital affairs.
"it's incredibly unfair to allow someone to carry the burden, blame & shame of something they had nothing to do with...," Houghton wrote on his official Facebook page.
"I met Adrienne Bailon a bit over 2 years ago, we worked together & became friends... From a friendship, as two single adults we have very recently begun to explore a dating relationship." The Grammy-winning performer explained that he and his wife, Meleasa Houghton, had been separated for years, despite only recently going public about their divorce.
But in a new social media post, the singer reveals that his new girlfriend, whom he calls his "best friend," has been there for him through it all."A friend loves at all times..." Houghton posted a picture of himself and Bailon sleeping on each other along with the scripture Proverbs . News of Houghton, 44 and Bailon's, 32, romance surfaced when she was photographed in a bikini on the beach in Mexico with the Lakewood Church worship leader (currently on indefinite leave) in March.
She was previously engaged to music executive Lenny Santiago, but the pair called it off in September 2015.Suffering, terrorism, deciding a future for our country, and making...Janet Hubert Discusses Will Smith Feud on 'The Real'At the time of their split, Israel did admit to cheating on Meleasa, whom he had been married to for 20 years, then telling his fans that he had "failed and sinned" in his marriage. We've got inspirational (and tear-jerking) wedding galleries, relationship advice (paging Dr. ) and tips on how to have the best sex of your life.
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