- For years, Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes have been extremely private and covert about their reported relationship.
- They have gone on trips together and celebrated birthdays together, but on multiple occasions, Foxx has denied that they are a couple.
- Recently, publications like E! News and Us Weekly confirmed the two have split after dating for six years.
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Here’s a timeline of Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx’s under-the-radar relationship.
2012: Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise got divorced
According to People, Holmes told Cruise she was filing for divorce in June of 2012. The couple settled in just a few months, and Holmes got primary custody of their daughter, Suri.
August 2013: Foxx and Holmes were spotted dancing together and rumours started flying
This seemed to be the first time they were caught together on camera, in which they were deemed “old friends” by a source at the time, according to The New York Post’s Page Six.
According to reports from People, “at one point, the actress even tried a sip of Foxx’s cocktail.“
October 2013: Foxx denied rumours that he and Holmes were dating
Two months after the pair danced the night away, Foxx denied rumours that he and Holmes were dating. He told Entertainment Tonight, “[The rumours] are 100% not true.”
May 2015: People reported that the pair was dating, but not seriously
People magazine published a report claiming that multiple sources had confirmed the pair was spending time together, but it was not serious.
“This is not some intense romance,” the unnamed source told People magazine at the time. “Jamie and Katie are friends and have been for a long time. They are two adults who are attractive and single, and so apparently conclusions will be drawn.”
“But contrary to those conclusions, they’re not about to run off and make some serious commitment,” the source added.
December 2015: Holmes attended Foxx’s birthday party
In 2015, Us Weekly reported that Holmes travelled to New York City for a surprise birthday bash to celebrate Foxx’s birthday.
Although the pair still had not publicly disclosed their relationship with the world, the speculation continued. Us Weekly wrote that an inside source told them Katie “is all about Jamie.”
June 2016: Foxx’s friend seemed to confirm that Foxx and Holmes were dating
Claudia Jordan, former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, seemed to confirm that her good friend Foxx was dating Holmes during an interview on the Allegedly podcast.
As per E!’s reports, when asked about Foxx’s relationship with Holmes, Jordan said, “He is very happy with her. I like that he seems very happy.”
December 2016: The pair reportedly celebrated her birthday in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Us Weekly reported at the time that Foxx and Holmes had taken a private plane for a quick getaway in honour of Holmes’s birthday.
September 2017: The pair was photographed holding hands in Malibu
PDA was rare for this duo, but they were photographed holding hands and walking along the beach in Malibu. According to Harper’s Bazaar, the pair had been spending a lot of time together.
Early 2018: The two sat together at a Gala and Foxx ended an interview when asked about his relationship with Holmes
In January, People reported that Holmes and Foxx sat together at a Pre-Grammy Awards Gala.
Just a month later,Foxx ended an ESPN interview when questioned about his relationship with Holmes, specifically in regards to them playing basketball on Valentine’s day. With a slight smile, Foxx immediately stopped answering questions and took off his headset.
June 2018: Holmes’ rep denied rumours that the two had broken up, which may have inadvertently confirmed the pair’s relationship
Radar posted an article claiming Foxx and Holmes were planning a wedding but called it off amid trust issues. But, Leslie Sloan, one of Holmes’ reps, told People that the Radar report about the pair splitting “amid trust issues” is 100% untrue. It was unclear if that was a confirmation of their relationship or a denial of the entire relationship.
September 2018: In a rare moment, the two were spotted displaying PDA
The pair was spotted displaying PDA in the parking lot of a Dick’s Sporting Goods, with Holmes sitting in Foxx’s lap. Entertainment Tonight alleges that the pair was en route to a day date in the park, and had just picked up bicycles at the sporting goods store.
May 2019: Foxx and Holmes were photographed together at the Met Gala
The 2019 Met Gala seems to mark the first time Foxx and Holmes publicly appeared together at an event.
Although they did not walk the pink carpet as a duo, the pair posed for photos together inside of the event. Foxx’s purple shoes matched Holmes’s purple Zac-Posen gown.
Designer Zac Posen also posted videos of Foxx, Holmes, and others dancing in a party bus on the way to the Gala.
August 2019: Multiple publications confirmed that the two are broken up
Sources confirmed to Us Weekly and E! News that Foxx and Holmes have split after dating for six years. This comes just a few months after the two were officially photographed together at an event for the first time.