How Love Begins is Discussed by Celebrities in OWN's "Black Love"

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09 May 2018
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Black Love
Courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
"Black Love"
Season Premiere Saturday, May 12 at 10 PM ET/PT
on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Newtwork

          “Black Love,” seeks to answer the burning question, “what does it take to make a marriage work?” It dives into how love begins while showing the reality of what life-long love looks like and offers proof that while it can happen for everyone, it isn’t a cakewalk. The docu-series shares honest, emotional and sometimes cringe-worthy always-true love stories.

          This second season will feature Emmy award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown and wife Ryan Michelle Bathe, Emmy Award-winning actress Niecy Nash and husband Jay Tucker, Tina Knowles-Lawson and husband Richard Lawson, NBA All-Star Grant Hill and Grammy-nominated recording artist ?Tamia, RUN DMC’s Rev Run and wife Justine Simmons, Grammy Award-winning gospel recording artist ?Kirk Franklin and wife Tammy, comedian D.L. Hughley and wife LaDonna, former NFL running back Eddie George and wife Taj of R&B group SWV, hip-hop artist Styles P and wife Adjua, actors Alano Miller and Dewanda Wise, NFL linebacker Bart Scott and wife Starr, and more. The couples talk about how their relationships began, the road to the altar, life after children and all of the other obstacles they may have faced to make their marriages stronger than ever.
 

          In the season premiere, “How Love Begins,” couples including Emmy award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown and wife Ryan Michelle Bathe, Grammy Award-winning gospel recording artist ?Kirk Franklin and wife Tammy, and actors Alano Miller and Dewanda Wise recount the twists and turns that started their relationships, proving that meeting your soulmate is rarely a fairytale. Discover the unique challenges and triumphs couples experienced as their true love developed into successful, long-lasting marriage.
 
          In the May 19 episode, “Getting Down The Aisle,” how do you know for sure that your significant other is “the one”? Couples including NBA All-Star Grant Hill and Grammy-nominated recording artist ?Tamia, RUN DMC’s Rev Run and wife Justine Simmons, and former NFL running back Eddie George and wife Taj of R&B group SWV discuss their personal journeys to committing to one another for life.
 

          In the May 26 episode, “Accountability,” infidelity can forever change a marriage. The aftermath is different for every couple. Black Love couples including comedian D.L. Hughley and wife LaDonna, NFL linebacker Bart Scott and wife Starr, and hip-hop artist Styles P and wife Adjua discuss the circumstances that led to cheating, and how their marriages endured, and ultimately prevailed.
 
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