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Actors Michael B. Jordan and Chante Adams share a kiss while filming "Journal for Jordan" on location in New York City on Thursday, March 25, 2021.

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In the movie, based on a real life story, Jordan plays 1st Sgt. Charles Monroe King, a soldier who is killed in action in Baghdad. Before he dies, King writes a journal telling his unborn son how to live a decent life despite growing up without a father.

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Adams plays King's wife, Dana Canedy, whose essay describes King's 200-page journal written for their unborn son.

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The movie is directed by Denzel Washington (right) and also stars Tamara Tunie (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) and Cleveland Berto (Terminator: Dark Fate).

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Michael B. Jordan addressed speculation that his relationship with socialite Lori Harvey is a business transaction.

Rumors ran rampant that the hunky actor retained Lori's professional beard services to promote his public image as a heterosexual leading man.

But leaked photos of the couple on vacation just weren't convincing enough for many skeptics on social media.

Urban Dictionary defines a professional beard as: "Any opposite sex escort taken to an event in an effort to give a homosexual person the apperance of being out on a date with a person of the opposite sex."

Men's Health magazine linked up with the 34-year-old actor in St. Barts where he posed for celebrity photographer Leonardo Volcy for an April 2021 cover story.

Jordan expressed his anger and frustration at the scurrilous gossip that he and Lori are just business associates.

"People are always going to have their opinions about me," he said.

"People can make up something completely false that has no f**king substance or anything, and there's going to be 100,000 people that are going to believe it, and that's going to be their opinion of me. I can't do anything about that, and I've just got to accept that and keep moving in my purpose."

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Jordan added:

"People that know me know my heart. But people that know me for my work know what I allow them to know. The fact that I’ve been so closed off about a lot of parts of my life was a personal choice. As I’ve gotten older and a little more mature and comfortable in my own skin, I’ve become less concerned about it."

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Michael B. Jordan turns up the heat in his new Super Bowl ad for the Alexa sphere.

The actor debuted his new Super Bowl ad spot on Twitter.com on Tuesday, Feb. 2.

The commercial features an office worker who begins to fantasize about the "beautiful vessel" after she spots Jordan's billboard on the side of a city bus.

The office worker gives Alexa (Jordan) a series of commands while her husband objects to having Alexa (Jordan) doing everything for his wife ("Alexa stop! Things are getting way too wet around here.")

Alexa's Super Bowl spot received rave reviews on Twitter, where many women say they plan to upgrade their Alexa devices.

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Michael B. Jordan is over the rumors and innuendoes surrounding his contract relationship with professional beard Lori Harvey.

The 33-year-old 'Black Panther' star, who is normally private, has been seen everywhere with Lori, 24.

The plethora of vacation photos prompted speculation that the photos are staged to improve Michael's reputation as a heterosexual leading man.

The couple was seen jet skiing in St. Barts where they celebrated Lori's birthday. And they spent the New Year together in Aspen, Colorado.

A source exclusively tells HollywoodLife why Michael has been so open with his relationship with Lori all of a sudden.

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"Michael is definitely crushing hard on Lori and is loving all the time and special moments they’ve been sharing together," the source says, "but at the same time, he's always been private about his personal life and so it was a big deal for him to publicly share how he felt about Lori on social media."

But fans are not convinced. They say the chemistry between Michael and Lori is virtually non-existent.

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The source also said the actor won't share every moment of his and Lori's relationship anymore.

"Even though Michael seems to have opened up quite a bit by going public with their romance and allowing fans to get a glimpse inside their personal lives, that doesn't mean he wants to share every moment between them or that he's going to be posting about their relationship all the time now."

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"He's not a model or an influencer like Lori," explained the source. "He doesn't feel the need to share everything on social media. That's just not who he is, but at the same time he completely supports Lori and don’t be surprised to see him pop up with flirty comments whenever she posts."

Another source claims Michael extended his business contract with Lori, who has dated other effeminate celebrity males in the past, including media mogul Sean "Puffy" Combs, 51, and bisexual rapper Future Hendrix, 37.

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Rumors are running rampant that Michael B. Jordan paid Atlanta socialite Lori Harvey for discrete beard services.

These rumors have cropped up about Lori before. Lori's beard services are legendary. The 24-year-old has a history of briefly dating effeminate rappers, music moguls, and pro athletes.

Rumors have plagued Jordan for his entire career. Then there's this from a young man on TikTok:

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Internet sleuths claim the paparazzi is paid to leak photos of Jordan, 33, and Lori to the Instagram blogs to improve his public image -- particularly among Black women who despise him for certain comments he made back in the day.

The sleuths also point to Jordan's body language in the photos as proof that he is not that into her.

They're saying the couple is going overboard with all the trips, vacation photos and public displays of affection. It all looks absolutely staged, they say.

But, according to the actor's rep, there is no deception or beard services: just a young couple that is really in love.

The rep told HollywoodLife that the paparazzi pictures do seem a bit excessive, but "Love is in the air."

"No one should anticipate an engagement between Lori and Michael this year, although it would not be a bad thing. But, they are enjoying being a couple, traveling and celebrating birthdays together. Things are really positive between them both and they have a really deep connection. They both respect each other’s work ethic as well. Michael would like more privacy and will not be talking about his relationship much or at all, but to say it’s going well would be a drastic understatement. Love is definitely in the air for them both."

Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey made their unlikely relationship official on Instagram over the weekend.

The "Black Panther" star shared a series of professional photographs with Lori on the social media app over the weekend. Michael, 33, captioned the post with a black love heart and exclamation marks, seemingly confirming he is heterosexual.

Lori, 23, also took to her own IG profile to post a series of polaroids from the same shoot of the pair looking loved-up in front of a Christmas tree.

Romance rumors were swirling around the couple during the Thanksgiving break, when they were seen together in Lori's native Atlanta.

The day before New Year's Eve, they were spotted stepping off a private jet together in Salt Lake City, Utah, where they reportedly rang in 2021 together in the wintery ski resort.

Lori - who was adopted by radio and TV host Steve Harvey after he married her model mother Marjorie - has previously been romantically linked to entertainment mogul Sean Combs, his son Justin Combs, rapper Future and singer Trey Songz. She was also engaged to Dutch footballer Memphis Depay in 2017.

After being named their Sexiest Man Alive last year, Michael told People magazine of the attributes he was looking for in a girlfriend.

"A sense of humor, true understanding - because (an actor's) life is not conducive to a relationship, it’s really not," he told the publication.

The actor continued, "Somebody that's nurturing .... That's probably why my a*s is still single, but yeah, it's a list."

The "Just Mercy" actor has previously been linked to Swedish singer Snoh Aalegra, model Cindy Bruna and actress Kiki Layne.

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Future Hendrix gifted his new girlfriend with a pair of diamond earrings after his ex-girlfriend Lori Harvey was spotted in Atlanta with Michael B. Jordan.

Future, who has 4-5 children with as many women, is dating Dess Dior this month. The rapper, who goes through women like a box of Kleenex, took to his Instagram stories to show off the new gems he bought Dior.

But enough about them. What's the story with industry trampoline Lori and People's Sexiest Man Alive, Michael?

First of all, no one believes they are a genuine couple. Even if a sex tape leaked, no one would believe it.

Lori has a colorful dating history that includes more than one high-profile down low celebrity. And Michael's dating history is a mystery.

Which leads some to believe that Lori is getting paid to be Michael's high-dollar beard.

It isn't difficult to believe Lori is pretending to date men who want their bedroom secrets to remain just that - a secret. But is she hustling backwards?

Lori is still young (23), so she has another decade or so before her looks start to fade and she loses her value as professional beard to some of entertainment's elite down low males.

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Actor Michael B. Jordan is People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2020. The magazine made the announcement late Tuesday.

"It's a cool feeling," Jordan says. "You know, everybody always made that joke, like, 'Mike, this is the one thing you're probably not going to get'. But it's a good club to be a part of."

The 33-year-old Creed and Black Panther star succeeds singer/songwriter John Legend, who recently declared former GOT star Jason Momoa as his choice for the 2020 title.

Jordan gained worldwide fame as Erik Killmonger in Marvel's Black Panther, which grossed over $1 billion at the box office in 2018.

His other notable roles include Fruitvale Station, Chronicle, That Awkward Moment, Fahrenheit 451, Fantastic Four, Just Mercy, and HBO's The Wire.

He also played Reggie Porter Montgomery on the TV soap opera All My Children from 2003 to 2006.

Jordan, who is rumored to be bisexual, shares a home with his parents (who are both separated).
 

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Megan Thee Stallion isn't the first woman to shoot her shot at rumored LGBT actor Michael B. Jordan.

There are numerous reports of the Black Panther star making moves on other men -- including his personal assistant who claims Jordan had a habit of parading naked around him at home.

Apparently, Megan hasn't gotten the memo or she just doesn't care.

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According to Urban Islandz, the rapper dropped a "Savage" freestyle in which she shoots her shot at the hunky actor.

"I'ma hot girl, I don't do titles/If I do date, it'll be Michael," the 25-year-old Aquarius raps.

Fans immediately speculated she was referring to the actor since the king of pop and the NBA icon are both unavailable.

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Megan and Michael have met at least twice this year. They were spotted sitting together in the front row at two different Coach 1941 fashion shows in February.

His body language in both photos says there's nothing to see here.

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Michael has never been linked to a woman or even remotely resembling a relationship with a woman. In fact, the 33-year-old Aquarius still lives at home with his mom.

An anonymous Instagram user posted a comment under one of Michael's photos:

"I've given you two years of my life, Michael, two years! You will never find someone who's going to love you like I did."

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The actor addressed the rumors in a comment of his own, "today I got time. So look, whoever's angry, bitter, upset for whatever reason, grow the f*ck up 'cause karma's real."

He continued: "I usually take the high road. I usually don't say sh*t, I just let it roll [off] because people are going to be people. Y'all my fans. Y'all don't need to hear me ranting about some B.S. Enjoy your family, enjoy your blessings, enjoy the people you hold close and cherish that."

Question: Do you think Megan can turn Michael out?