The Girl Next Door
EXCLUSIVE: Claudia Jordan Says She 'Misspoke' About
Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes Dating: 'I've Never Seen Them Together'
By Meredith B. Kile
Claudia Jordan opened up to ET on Tuesday, walking back comments she made on a podcast about Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes’ long-rumored relationship.
“I have no knowledge of Jamie with Katie at all,” the reality star exclusively told ET’s Kevin Frazier. “I've never seen them together, he's never told me he's dating her.”
Jordan said that she “misspoke” during a recent podcast appearance during which she seemingly confirmed that the A-list pair, who have been deflecting dating rumors for years, are officially together.
"He is very happy with her, so I like that he seems very happy," the former Real Housewives of Atlanta star said on the "Allegedly with Theo Von & Matthew Cole Weiss" podcast when asked about the couple.
Jordan, who worked with Foxx on his Sirius XM comedy channel, The Foxxhole, spoke carefully to ET, saying several times she could not confirm whether there was a relationship between the two.
“A lot of times, I get asked questions about celebrities -- some I know, some I don't -- a lot times we just give a safe kind of generic answer,” she said. “Sorry to not have this bombshell story, but I cannot confirm them.”
“I don't have the knowledge of this being fact, I don't,” she added of the rumored relationship. “I misspoke.”
Multiple sources have told ET that reports Foxx and Holmes are dating are correct.
In an exclusive sit-down interview with ET back in 2013, Foxx said those rumors were "one hundred percent not true," but said he found them plenty amusing.
Foxx also denied to ET in 2015 that the two were anything more than just friends. "What I've learned about society today is that they're so thirsty. Especially in tabloid world and social media world, they're so thirsty to find any story," he said then. "Sometimes when you read the stuff you're like, 'Wow! That's so not true!'"
While clarifying her remarks, Jordan said she and Foxx have a teasing friendship, but don't talk about their personal lives. “I hate that this has blown up like this and I feel like a lot is being put on a three-second clip from a podcast,” Jordan continued. “I just want my friend to be happy with whoever he's with, but I don't even want to know anymore! It's none of my business and again, I've never seen them together.”
ET has reached out to reps for Foxx and Holmes for comment.