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John Boyega Opens Up About His Personal Dating Rules: ‘I Only Date Black’

‘The Woman King’ star says his parents' 35-year relationship provided the blueprint for what he’s looking for.

John Boyega is opening up about his personal dating rules! In a recent interview with GQ, The Woman King star shared exactly what he looks for in a woman. It starts with melanin!

"I only date Black," Boyega, 30, proudly told the magazine. “Then it’s about chemistry, personality, goals. Is there a synergy? Can I help you? Can you help me?”

The British actor has often used his platform to speak against the injustices and prejudices the Black community faces on a daily. During a Black Lives Matter protest in 2020, the star passionately vocalized the importance of protecting Black women.

Boyega describes himself as "very disciplined" when it comes to dating, especially as a celebrity. Thankfully, his Nigerian parents provided a blueprint for what he’s looking for in a loving relationship.

He explained, “Being in the public eye, they would prefer if you had the wife and family. It’s the ultimate PR package. But my parents have been together for 35 years. There’s nothing that this world can do in terms of pressure to make me be inspired by anything else but my parents.”

So what can you expect if you land a date with the star? Going off Boyega's interview with the magazine, pull out your dancing shoes!

“I don’t go to the club and sit in the section. I like to dance and I like to whine,” the British actor and producer shared.

We love how Boyega is clear about what he wants in a relationship! Here's to wishing him well in his search for that special someone.

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