Latifah and Nichols were together for more than a year on the heels of Latifah’s 8-year-relationship with previous girlfriend, fitness instructor Jeannette Jenkins.
Latifah, whose real name is Dana Elaine Owens, is reportedly dating actress Paula Patton, 40, the ex-wife of singer Robin Thicke.
23, when they were photographed on vacation in Brazil.Queen Latifah ruled the royal court last week at the L. premiere of The Perfect Match and it seems that she may have found herself her own new match!As Radar has reported, she split with longtime girlfriend Eboni Nicholas last fall, but was hardly alone on the red carpet.Radar Online — While the details of their secret split remain unclear, Latifah and her busty ex-girlfriend, who was once in the Los Angeles Laker Girls dance troupe, have not been seen together since Oct.23, when they were photographed on vacation in Brazil.So has their friendship blossomed into something more?Patton also told the outlet, “I am a nurturing and very passionate person love to love and I believe in love so much ... But it feels amazing, so you got to get back up and give it a go again."Now, a separate source close to Latifah told Radar that the two have potential as an item!Online, in which she claims she’s “looking for a man.” Patton, who is a single mom to son Julian Fuego Thicke, 5, told E! she’s “very open” to dating a man who posses the following qualities: “Kindness, compassion and intelligence.” Commenting on the myth of perfect matches in relationships, Patton said: “I think there is probably a perfect match for different times in your life… Fans who have been following Queen Latifah’s dating time line believe that she spent a year being involved with Nichols before splitting from her in late 2015.This followed soon after Latifah’s reported eight-year relationship with earlier girlfriend, fitness instructor Jeannette Jenkins, ended.