Morgan man is dating his step granddaughter
Three years ago, Morgan, who is aged 78, issued a statement denying that he was involved in a relationship with Ms Hines.It's time to put the rumors to rest: Morgan Freeman isn't planning to tie the knot with his step-granddaughter E' Dena Hines, who is 47 years his junior.
Hines is the granddaughter of Morgan's first wife, Jeanette Adair Bradshaw, whom he divorced in 1979; he and E' Dena are not related by blood.“The recent reports of any pending marriage or romantic relationship of me to anyone are defamatory fabrications from the tabloid media designed to sell papers,” Freeman said in a statement Thursday, according to The Wrap.“What is even more alarming is that these fabrications are now being picked up by the legitimate press as well.” Hines added: “These stories about me and my grandfather are not only untrue, they are also very hurtful to me and my family.” Hines is the granddaughter of Freeman’s first wife, Jeanette Adair Bradshaw.“Her friends and family were fortunate enough to have known what she meant as a person.Her star will continue to shine bright in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.“My dream has come true and its just beginning,” Hines wrote in July.
“Life can make you want to give up or walk away; sometimes it gives you the strength to appreciate when you do get your happy ending” Hines wrote on her blog that she nearly gave up acting, moving to Memphis, Tennessee, because she felt unfulfilled.
The Golden Globe winner, 74, also denied claims that he's been in a relationship with Hines, 27, for the past 10 years.
PHOTOS: Celebrity odd couples "The recent reports of any pending marriage or romantic relationship of me to anyone are defamatory fabrications from the tabloid media designed to sell papers," Morgan tells TMZ in a statement.
E’Dena Hines, 33, whose grandmother was Jeanette Adair Bradshaw, the actor’s first wife, was stabbed several times in front of her home in Harlem’s West 162nd St.
The said that a 30-year-old man man who was at the scene was taken into custody and moved to hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
“The world will never know her artistry in talent, and how much she had to offer,” Morgan said in a statement.