Janelle Monáe and Tessa Thompson Spli’t After Dating 3 Years

Janelle Monáe and Tessa Thompson Spli’t After Dating 3 Years

Janelle Monáe and Tessa Thompson are reportedly back on the market after dating on and off for three years.

According to MediaTakeout, both actresses called it quits for good recently.

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“They were together and inseparable. Both beautiful and talented. It’s a shame that they didn’t last,” an insider told MediaTakeout.

Tessa confirmed the break up in a tweet on Sunday, Aug. 21.

“Single & Ready to Pringle,” she wrote.


Sandrarose.com was the first to break the news that the two were lovebirds — although their reps denied my exclusive.


Janelle came out as nonbinary in April. “I’m nonbinary, so I just don’t see myself as a woman,” she explained.

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Janelle also dated Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o. Janelle, Tessa, and Lupita have dated men in the past.

Janelle kept her LGTB lifestyle a secret from her deeply religious family for years.

“Somebody said, ‘If you don’t work out the things that you need to work out first before you share with the world, then you’ll be working it out with the world.’ That’s what I didn’t want to do,” she told Jada Pinkett Smith on an episode of Red Table Talk.


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