Vaughn, of This isn’t Bird’s first encounter with a lesbian — she rebuffed a lesbian friend’sadvances in Season Two.
Then last season, Bird (who owns her own beauty salonand is married to Lem, who is played by Darrin Dewitt Henson), began appearingon a local talk show as a beauty consultant where Eva was the producer.
Mail Online reported that he was always sneaking off to her trailer and telling his co-stars that age is just a number: Oddly enough, despite the fact that she was playing his mother they had this magnetic chemistry,’ a production insider tells Mail Online ‘It was something about the way he looked at her that started people on the set chatting about something going on.’When Ri’chard, who previously starred in TV series like One On One and Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns, was not shooting movie scenes or doing push-ups to keep his abs tight, he was sneaking off to Fox’s trailer.‘He always wanted to be around her.Thetwo became friends, and Eva came out to Bird as a lesbian when Bird made a “dyke”joke and Eva called her on it.In theopening episodeof the fourth season (which premiered on Wednesday, April 9th), Eva is back andcomforts Bird when she is stalked by an ex-lover.Far too long for a movie so unabashedly formulaic, Sylvain White's drama about a kid from L. who discovers the world of "stepping" at an Atlanta university uses a propulsive soundtrack and flashy dance sequences to draw attention away from wooden acting and a cliched plot. "Black Coffee" is the kind of movie where a character quotes the tired old warhorse "If you love something set it free (etc.)", and it is treated like a profound and original statement.While Eva’s sexualityis not referenced in this episode, there is subtext in her concern for Bird,which is reinforced by Bird’s sister Terri’s (played by Nicole Ari Parker,who got her acting start playing a teenage lesbian in the 1995 indie film Butwhat cements the development of a sexual relationship between Eva and Bird beyondmere speculation is a clip in the scenes from the upcoming season in which Terricatches Bird and Eva kissing.