Dating jurnee smollett
In 2005, she co-starred with Bow Wow and Brandon T. In 2006, she appeared in the drama film Gridiron Gang.
In 2007, Smollett-Bell portrayed Samantha Booke (loosely based on Henrietta Bell Wells), the sole female debater at Wiley College in the historical film The Great Debaters.
Comcast asked Smollett if he was troubled that Jamal wasn’t the first gay role he has played — referencing a gay character the actor portrayed in the 2012 film “No, because I really don’t care about that. I don’t want to do good roles and I want to do roles that challenge me and say something. I was on The Mindy Project and I played a completely heterosexual cop, you know what I’m saying?She also had starring roles in a number of television series, including the NBC sports drama Friday Night Lights (2009–2011), and the HBO vampire drama True Blood (2013–2014).In 2016, Smollett-Bell began playing a leading role as Rosalee, the house slave, in the WGN America period drama Underground. Smollett-Bell was born Jurnee Diana Smollett in New York City, the daughter of Janet (née Harris) and Joel Smollett.She received critical acclaim and Critic's Choice Award for playing title role in the 1997 independent drama film Eve's Bayou.
As an adult, Smollett-Bell has starred in the films The Great Debaters (2007) and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013).
leading some people to believe they were more than just friends. but surprisingly, he didn't fire off a Lucious Lyon style retaliation.