Can we say relationship goals? Hollywood couple Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker are scorching hot on the cover of the upcoming summer lust issue of Kontrol Magazine. After 10 years of marriage in an industry filled with breakups to makeups and high profile divorces, Boris and Nicole have managed to keep their flame burning and the drama to a minimum. In their Kontrol Magazine cover story, the couple dished on how their friendship provided a foundation for their relationship and the pressure to stay together. Catch a few excerpts and sexy flicks below.
Nicole on Being Friends First
“…over time and working together we cultivated a strong friendship…we were definitely good friends long before we became romantically involved…that friendship really set the foundation for our relationship and marriage…but it didn’t hurt she was beautiful too [he laughs]…”
On the Pressure to Stay Together in the Midst of So Many Hollywood Divorces
Boris: the pressure is always there…people are always looking they [Boris and Nicole] are still holding on…it’s nice to be looked up to, but it is still a lot of pressure having to maintain an image…
Nicole: “Sometimes he [Boris] and I will be in the middle of an argument and I stop and look at him and I’m like ‘you know we can’t break up right?’ [She laughs aloud]…Like any couple we have our issues, I know his buttons and he knows mine, just like any other two people in a relationship we have to constantly work at not pushing them…”
To learn a bit more about how Boris and Nicole do it, check out the full story when The Summer Lust Issue hits stands this month and tune in to their new show, “The Boris and Nicole Show”, set to air on FOX on July 6th. The 60 minute show will have the couple giving their take on everything from parenting to relationships.