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Taraji P. Henson Calls NFL Fiancé Kelvin Hayden 'My Hittah for Life' in New Pics

Mary Scott
Jul 02, 2019
03:05 P.M.
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Taraji P. Henson and her fiancé, Kelvin Hayden are going stronger than ever as can be seen in new photos recently shared by the actress.


Henson seems to be having the time of her life with her ex-NFL player beau, and the glow is evident all over her face.


The “Empire” leading lady took to Instagram a few days ago with loved-up pictures of the pair in a dark-lit setting. Henson appeared to be wearing a beige outfit while Hayden, who seemed to be smitten by his lady, rocked a casual striped t-shirt. In one of the photos, Hayden puckered up as though about to kiss Henson.

The “Proud Mary” star’s caption was simple enough. “Him,” she wrote, but made sure to sprinkle it with several love-struck emojis and a hashtag that said so much more: “My Hittah 4 Life.”


Along with many others, Hayden showed up in the comment section, calling Henson a “queen.” Fans of the couple also couldn't help celebrating their love:

“Nothing better than love!!!” ~@carlashesabrickhouse

“I can feel the love from here girl!” ~@freedom41andall

“Oh girl, that’s true happiness and love!” ~@rhondamackmalik


Henson, 48, said “yes” to Hayden in May 2018 during Mother’s Day celebration. Opening up about the lengths her man went to pull off the proposal, Henson told The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in September that she "had no idea" what was coming.

Although Henson and Hayden, 35, don’t seem to be in a hurry to tie the knot, the couple already shares a life

“I was filming in Atlanta. I told him, I said, ‘I'm going to come for Mother's Day.’ I [was] going to fly my son out because his birthday is always on or around Mother's Day," Henson recalled. “So I go and apparently he had spoken to [my son] Marcel already. Marcel knew. He took me to the restaurant where we had our first date.”


Hayden then told his woman that one of his friends was celebrating his birthday in a back room at the restaurant, but when Henson got there, it was a different scene.

“I get back in the back room and there's a violinist playing 'Adorn' by Miguel, which is one of our favorite songs, and I go, 'When has [Ronald] been into instruments?' So I turn around. I'm putting two and two together. I see a photographer... and I turn around and he's already down on one knee.”


“Of course, I'm crying and gushing. My lashes come off [and] they look like a spider on the floor. And then the rest is history," she added.

Although Henson and Hayden, 35, don’t seem to be in a hurry to tie the knot, the couple already shares a life, with the “Best of Enemies” star revealing last year that they go to therapy together and Hayden showing up to support her in January when she received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

All the best to this couple!