Sherri Shepherd: Has She Found Love Again With R&B Singer Johnny Gill?
EXCLUSIVE: Sherri Shepherd has a 'New Edition' to her love life - R
& B artist Johnny Gill is making former The View star's heart sing
- Sherri Shepherd, 47, has been quietly dating New Edition lead singer and actor Johnny Gill, 48
- The twosome have been jetting back and forth to see each other since they met on The View last June
- Shepherd is about to make her Broadway debut in the musical Cinderella. She's starring as the wicked stepmother
- She and husband Lamar Sally split in May and are in the midst of a messy divorce
New life, new job, new man!
going through a very public - and very messy - divorce, former The View
co-host Sherri Shepherd has quietly started dating R&B singer
Johnny Gill, MailOnline has learned exclusively.
friend of Sherri's tells Mail Online that the couple met on June 25
when Johnny performed with his band New Edition on The View and they've
been seeing each other ever since.
is a big New Edition fan and was excited to have them at the show. But
she and Johnny really connected and exchanged personal contact
information,' a source at the show reveals.
Music to her ears: Sherri Shepherd and Johnny Gill met when New Edition appeared on The View last June
The two began speaking long distance, using FaceTime on their iPhones.
Then Johnny flew Sherri out to see him where New Edition 'All Six' tour, featuring the whole group, was playing.
flew out to see him in Houston, Virginia Beach and Los Angeles. She
enjoyed being out on the road and enjoyed getting to know him,'
according to the friend.
their special date night in Houston, Johnny tweeted: 'you're the best, I
had so much fun hanging with you, love love love you!!!'
Wow! Johnny is already throwing down the L
word. If they’re really in love, we’re so happy for Sherri. She
deserves to find love again.
Johnny Gill Supported Sherri Shepherd As She Exited ‘The View’
Johnny reportedly flew into New York City to be with Sherri when she taped her last episode of The View on July 31.
“Johnny stayed off camera because they
want to keep the fact that they’re dating low key. But he was there to
celebrate her farewell from the show and she was happy he was with her,”
the source explained.
While this certainly seems promising, Sherri is allegedly telling friends that she wants to take things slow.
“She enjoys having a man who can actually
take care of her. He picks up the check at dinner and takes care of her
flights. He’s financially secure and that’s very appealing to her,” the
Sherri Shepherd ✔
Sometimes you need friends who make you laugh… Thank you @RealJohnnyGill
for a crazy night!… http://instagram.com/p/qZ3q91oLmc/ #friendswithissues #love
Johnny Gill ✔
@SherriEShepherd you're the best, I had so much fun hanging with you, love love love you!!!