Garcelle opens up about relationships, her dirty dog ex-hubby and if she’ll ever go back to black men again.
We’re big fans of Garcelle Beauvais, not just for her onscreen work, but also for the way she reamed her dirty dog hubby in an email to his colleagues. After her divorce from the trifilin’ ex, the Haitian hottie sat down to talk about her love-life now and getting back to her roots when it comes to men…
Some people are wondering…would Garcelle date a Haitian man?
Um. [Tremendous laughter] I am open to dating a good man, so whatever forms he comes in, then great. I would have to date a Haitian man who’s more Americanized. A traditional Haitian man would probably not go for the way my life is…in terms of what I do. I’m only speaking of that in terms of my sisters’ husbands. I’m open to all nationalities. It would actually be fun to date somebody Haitian. We can speak in Creole. He’d understand my background and culture. Yeah, I’m totally open.
You never had a Haitian boyfriend or anything like that?
I did, I did; I did. Back in the days when I was younger, I did.
You said you had a Haitian boyfriend before. Was it something about them that turned you off to marriage?
No, no. I never dated—I was so young then. It wasn’t about getting married. We were just dating. I haven’t yet met a Haitian man who’s asked asked me out. [Laughter]
God, I hope this doesn’t come out wrong. Has the fact that you’ve dated two men who were outside your culture and “race”, made you more open to dating a black man?
I’ve always been open to dating black men. Oliver’s dad is black. I’m not opposed to it. It’s that the right people have to approach me. I love who loves me; I love who comes to me. I’m accessible to everybody. I’m receptive to everybody. I can’t just go out and look for only one type of man. Life is tough enough. I love who loves me; who approaches me.
Garcelle Beauvais is beautiful, single and ready to mingle. We’re glad to hear Garcelle is back in a good space. Guess that “Something New” ain’t always what it’s cracked up to be.