Halle Bailey and DDG’s romance remains to be the discuss of the web. The pair have been relationship for over a yr now, and although they attempt to maintain their relationship low-key, curious followers can not help however inquire about it. Bailey shared an replace on their romance in her September 2023 cowl story with Cosmopolitan, telling the outlet it is her “first deep, deep, real love.”
Again in Could, forward of the debut of her film “The Little Mermaid,” Bailey supplied a smile and snigger when Individuals requested if her rapper beau has the makings of a prince, just like the fictional one she falls for within the Disney movie. “People love to talk about this,” she informed the outlet, including, “Yeah. I would say that.”
This doesn’t suggest the couple’s relationship has been with out obstacles, although. On July 13, DDG launched his observe “Famous,” through which he seemingly admits to feeling “insecure” about being in a relationship with a well-known star, although he does not name-drop Bailey. The music, after all, nonetheless bought a whole lot of backlash from “The Little Mermaid” actor’s followers, although DDG later shut down claims that it was aimed toward his girlfriend.
Regardless of rumors of a breakup between Bailey, 23, and DDG, 26 (actual title Darryl Granberry Jr.), the actor appears happy with the state of her love life. “I think the best thing about young love is that you’re able to continue to find yourself through this journey of loving somebody else,” Bailey added in her Individuals interview, revealed on Could 17. “And you’re discovering new parts of yourself and maybe things that you didn’t notice before about your heart.”
Bailey and DDG’s relationship understandably bubbled up amid buzz round “The Little Mermaid.” Although followers observed the 2 did not pose for any pictures collectively on the Los Angeles premiere of Bailey’s movie on Could 8, the 2 have nonetheless been one another’s purple carpet companion. The pair posed collectively at Vainness Honest’s Oscars afterparty on March 12, and previous to that, they have been photographed at premiere occasions for “Avatar: The Way of Water” in December and “Creed III” in February. In September, the 2 attended Milan Trend Week collectively.
The couple’s 2023 public outings come after Bailey spoke about their romance in her September/October 2022 cowl story with Essence, through which she shared particulars about how the pair first bought acquainted, revealing that music introduced them collectively. “I grew up being on YouTube and would always see the young Black creators and was constantly inspired by them. He was one of them,” Bailey stated. She added that she first observed DDG on-line in 2015, then forgot about him till he launched new music. “I saw that he was dropping music, and I really gravitated toward this one song. Coincidentally he messaged me — and the rest is history.”
Bailey and DDG made their glamorous purple carpet debut on the 2022 BET Awards, however the pair have been relationship for fairly a while. Romance rumors first started swirling after they have been noticed collectively at an Usher live performance in January 2022. Two months later, on March 27 (Bailey’s birthday), they went Instagram official.
Since then, the couple have solely had good issues to say about one another. “She honestly motivated me to be better and work harder and get to certain levels,” DDG stated of his girlfriend in a July 2022 interview with DJ Akademiks. Sitting down with “The Breakfast Club” in November 2022, he stated of Bailey, “I’ve never been with nobody that’s, like, really motivated me like she do.”
From posting cute snaps of one another on social media to Bailey giving DDG singing classes on TikTok, learn extra concerning the couple’s relationship timeline forward.