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Really! They Dated?  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Michael Ealy & Halle Berry

Michael Ealy & Halle Berry

After her breakup with Michael Ealy in 2005, Halle Berry told Instyle “I will never, never get married again.” Gaining perspective on their summer fling, she added, “After my last relationship [with Michael Ealy] broke up I was feeling like, well, it wasn’t that I didn’t want to be in a relationship, it’s just that I thought it would be okay to be on my own.”

2. Meagan Good & Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Meagan Good & Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Meagan Good and Joseph Gordon-Levitt reportedly dated for six months in 2004 after meeting on the set of Brick. These days, Meagan is married to DeVon Franklin and Joseph is still single.

3. Joshua Jackson & Rosario Dawson

Joshua Jackson & Rosario Dawson

Joshua Jackson dated Rosario Dawson for about a year back in 2002.

4. Gabrielle Union & Ludacris

Gabrielle Union & Ludacris

These two reportedly dated back in 2007 for a while and was her first serious romance since her split from her husband Chris Howard in 2005.

5. Kylie Minogue & Lenny Kravitz

Kylie Minogue & Lenny Kravitz

Kylie Minogue and Lenny Kravitz made quite the attractive couple in 1991, and to say time has been good to the two is an understatement!

6. Shemar Moore & Toni Braxton

Shemar Moore & Toni Braxton

Shemar Moore dated Toni Braxton in the early ’90s, even appearing in her music video for her song How Many Ways. But the hot couple reportedly only lasted about a year — they were done by 1995.

7. Jessica Biel & Derek Jeter

Jessica Biel & Derek Jeter

Before there was Minka Kelly, there was Jessica Biel! Yankee stud Derek Jeter and Jessica Biel were spotted getting cozy in 2006, but the athletic couple didn’t last long — they were done by 2007.

8. Eddie Murphy & Toni Braxton

Eddie Murphy & Toni Braxton

Eddie Murphy and Toni Braxton reportedly started dating each other in 2012. Reportedly is about all there was to it. Eddie finally set the rumor straight but stating they were just friends.

9. Seal & Tyra Banks

Seal & Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks dated Seal, 11 years her senior, back in 1996. Though the two made a cute pair when they showed up together at the Essence Awards, their romance lasted less than a year.

10. Danny Wood & Halle Berry

Danny Wood & Halle Berry

Who couldn’t resist New Kids on the Block back in the day? Certainly not Halle Berry! The Oscar-winning actress dated New Kids on the Block singer Danny Wood all the way back in 1989.

11. Diddy & Sienna Miller

Diddy & Sienna Miller

Diddy and Sienna Miller kicked the romance rumor mill into overdrive when the party pals were spotted looking cozy at a number of events in 2007, including a lavish party in Ibiza when he reportedly escorted her back to her hotel room at 9 a.m.

12. Jada Pinkett Smith & Wesley Snipes

Jada Pinkett Smith & Wesley Snipes

Long before she became Mrs. Smith, Jada Pinkett reportedly dated Wesley Snipes in the ’90s. The two even made a formal public appearance together at the 21st Annual AFI Lifetime Achievement Awards honoring Liz Taylor in 1993.

13. Rashida Jones & Mark Ronson

Rashida Jones & Mark Ronson

Rashida Jones got engaged to celebrity music producer Mark Ronson in February 2003, when he reportedly popped the question using a custom-made crossword puzzle that spelled “Will you marry me?” But the sweet gesture wasn’t enough to keep the attractive couple together — they broke up about a year later, but remain good friends.

14. Kim Kardashian & Nick Lachey

Kim Kardashian & Nick Lachey

Back when Kim Kardashian wasn’t a household name, she briefly dated Nick Lachey after his highly publicized divorce from Jessica Simpson in 2006. Lachey even brought her to a screening of The Da Vinci Code, an official outing for the couple.

15. Tobey Maguire & Rashida Jones

Tobey Maguire & Rashida Jones

Tobey Maguire and Rashida Jones dated in 1997. They lasted a solid three years before calling it quits in 2000 — right before Maguire became a household name thanks to Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man.

16. Thandie Newton & Brad Pitt

Thandie Newton & Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt dated Thandie Newton in 1994 when the two met filming Interview with the Vampire. The gorgeous couple broke up after a year, but reportedly still remain friends.

17. Minka Kelly & Donald Faison

Minka Kelly & Donald Faison

Minka Kelly dated actor Donald Faison for about a year from 2004-2005.

18. Marlee Matlin & John Stamos

Marlee Matlin & John Stamos

John Stamos reportedly dated Oscar winner Marlee Matlin in 1989, when the two were routinely photographed holding hands. They’ve obviously remained good friends, as Matlin recently tweeted a photo of the two hugging with the caption, “Mr. @johnstamos gives good hugs.”

19. Tiger Woods & LeAnn Rimes

Tiger Woods & LeAnn Rimes

Tiger Woods reportedly dated LeAnn Rimes in 2002. According to an Us Weekly source, the relationship ended when LeAnn’s dad thought Tiger, seven years her senior, was too old for her at the time.

20. Fergie & Justin Timberlake

Fergie & Justin Timberlake

Cougar Alert! Fergie dated Justin Timberlake when she was 23 and he was just 16 years old.

21. John Stamos & Paula Abdul

John Stamos & Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul dated “Full House” heartthrob John Stamos in the early ’90s.

22. Wesley Snipes & Jennifer Lopez

Wesley Snipes & Jennifer Lopez

Clearly, J. Lo has a thing for bad boys! Jennifer Lopez was linked to her Money Train co-star Wesley Snipes briefly in 1994.

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