Shemar Moore recalls being rejected by Alicia Keys after he asked her on a date during an appearance on The Jennifer Hudson Show… days after he became a father for the first time
Shemar Moore mentioned that Alicia Keys turned her down during Thursday’s episode of The Jennifer Hudson Show.
The 52-year-old actor recalled with Hudson his interactions with the 42-year-old singer during his time hosting Soul Train at the turn of the century.
The SWAT star’s appearance on the show happened just one day after he shared the first photo of his newborn daughter Frankie, who was born on Tuesday.
Devastated: Shemar Moore spoke about rejecting Alicia Keys during Thursday’s episode of The Jennifer Hudson Show.
Moore and Hudson began by talking about his time as host of Soul Train, which he headed from 1999 until 2003, and noted that he was introduced to many artists while working on the show, including Keys.
The 41-year-old host then told that he tried to ask the singer out on a date, much to her and the audience’s surprise.
Moore has stated that their meeting happened “when she was first having a blast” as a performer and that he was impressed by her piano skills during the Soul Train Music Awards.
According to him, he and a friend attended one of Keys’ listening parties, where he was encouraged to ask her out on a date.
Big fan: The actor went on to give some context to the conversation, stating that the encounter happened “when she was first having a blast” as a performer and that he was impressed by her piano skills during Soul Train. Music Awards seen in 2022
“I go, ‘Hey Alicia, check this out, you’re great and your piano is great,’” he recalled. “I don’t know what your man situation is, but if you’re in L.A., I’d love to take you out for a drink.”
Moore added that “Keys was there, laughing and laughing in my face.”
Her response was, “Check this out, son. I respect your flirting game, but my guy status has been dealt with.”
Moore was deflated, and said he “walked away a bit too much” after the rejection before immediately telling his friend he wanted to leave the party.
Frustrated: He added that he “walked too far” after being rejected by his pacemaker and immediately told his friend he wanted to leave the party.
Moore is currently in a relationship with Jesseri Dizon, with whom he shares an infant daughter, Frankie.
He expressed his happiness with fatherhood during an appearance on Hudson.
the people It was later confirmed that the singer and Dizon, 39, welcomed Frankie last Tuesday.
A representative spoke about the couple to the media and said that the actor’s family is “very happy and healthy.”
Proud Dad: The news of the actor’s plans to start a family was revealed to the public earlier this month, and he expressed his excitement about fatherhood during an appearance on Hudson’s Show.
The actor’s girlfriend also shares a five-year-old daughter named Charlie, with Stephen Bishop, and has a son named Kayden from a previous relationship.
Moore shared his excitement about fatherhood through a post shared to his Instagram account on Wednesday, where he was seen cuddling his newborn daughter.
He also wrote a message that read in part: “Already the love of my life!! I am daddy’s girl!!!! Holy S***!!! dreams come true!!’
Then the performer predicted that “Frankie will grow up to be Kela !!!”
Ecstasy: Moore shared his excitement about fatherhood with a post shared to his Instagram account on Wednesday, where he was seen cuddling his newborn daughter
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