Common Addresses Rumors He’s Dating Regina King + Does He Want A Relationship Do-Over With Serena Williams?

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The promotion for his new album, Nobody’s Smiling, for Common (real name Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.) continues. This week, he called in to The Rickey Smiley Morning Show

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Never shying away from opening up about his love life, the 42-year-old rapper/actor talks rumors of dating Regina King, why guys are mesmerized by Erykah Badu, and if he’d like a do-over with his ex-girlfriend Serena Williams. Check out a few excerpts from the conversation.

The Rickey Smiley Show: It’s been reported that you and Regina King are madly in love, is that correct?

Common: [Laughs] Naw, I mean I love Regina King as an actress, and I think she’s a beautiful woman. But