Rapper/actress Eve, real name Eve Jihan Jeffers, stopped by “Hot 97” yesterday and chopped it up with Angie Martinez about her new life in England and current relationship with wealthy multi-millionaire Englishman, Maximillion Cooper, a business mogul and founder of the Gumball 3000 brand.
During the interview, Eve admits that dating a white guy is still “weird” for her, but would like for people to stop making a big deal out of interracial dating.
Also, she revealed that she’s beyond happy and her British boyfriend Maximillion is the most supportive guy she’s ever been with.
Here’s what Eve had to say below:
On People Having an Issue With Her Dating a White Guy
“I need them to stop [caring about interracial dating]. What year is it? Like, stop. Seriously. Trust me, I gotta say, it is weird for me that I’m with a white dude. Trust me. I look at him sometimes and I’m like, ‘You are so white.’ Seriously! Yes, I gotta be real like that. I’m the first black girl he’s ever been with, so we are learning. Trust me, he’s been through ‘Weave 101.’ I’ve been out on a date but not like this, not like my dude.
I had to tell my mom and my step-dad who still thinks he follows Farrakhan. It’s crazy. We learn a lot about each other but people came at me like, ‘I can’t believe you’re dating a white dude and you don’t like black dudes no more.’ I’m like, ‘I love black men, it just so happens that my heart went this way right now.’ Who knows? I’m happy…My family’s happy. [My pops] is cool. He still keeps calling him ‘my friend.’ [He says], ‘How’s your friend?’ Like, it’s been almost three years.
People came at me. Now it’s better, like when I started sending pictures or people started seeing pictures on Twitter, people really came at me hard, but now it’s fine. Like I said, I do look at him like, I can’t believe I’m with a white dude. I don’t let him dance. I tell him, ‘Look like a pimp, I will dance around you.’ He can do a lot of things, but he can’t dance.
On Her Boyfriend Knowing About Her Ruff Ryder Days
Yes, and he still can’t understand it. He thinks it’s all cute which also annoys me sometimes, like, ‘Look how cute you are.’ No, I was hard. He’s real proud though. I’ve never been with somebody so supportive in my life so it’s good. It’s a blessing.