Michael B. Jordan, 34, Says He ‘Finally Found Love’ With Lori Harvey: It Was The ‘Right Time’

Michael B. Jordan revealed why he has no reservations about sharing his romance with Lori Harvey with the world.

True love! Michael B. Jordan, 34, knows he’s found “The One” with girlfriend of one-year Lori Harvey, 24. The Creed actor revealed how his relationship experience made him ready to finally star in a romantic comedy in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter out Dec. 1. “There are roles that I passed on that I knew I didn’t have enough life experience to play. I was like, ‘What can I pull from?’ But I finally found what love was,” he said. Talking about love in the public eye, Michael continued, “When I was younger, I don’t know if I could have handled the onslaught of opinions and being picked apart, and also being conscious of what the other person’s going to go through. It takes a special person to deal with that.”

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Michael B. Jordan says he “finally found what love” is with girlfriend Lori Harvey. He leads the way during a night out in L.A. Aug. 20 2021. (Backgrid)

While wary of going public, Michael said he felt his connection with Lori was “real enough” to share with the world. He explained, “There’s a premeditated planning of staying out of the way [of the public eye] that sometimes kills spontaneity and intimacy. I wanted to take that away and give this the best chance it had, in this weird world that we live in, to be somewhat normal. Long story short, I think it’s just the timing of everything. It was the right time for me. Yeah. I’m happy.”

Michael and Lori commemorated one year of dating on Nov. 16. The actor posted some cute snaps of the pair on Instagram and wrote, “Happy Anniversary. It’s been a year, crazy!!” The couple was first linked in Nov. of 2020 after Michael spent Thanksgiving with the SKN skincare founder in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. It wouldn’t be until January that the pair made things Instagram Official with their first social media photo.
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Michael and Lori commemorated one year of dating on Nov. 16. They walk hand-in-hand after lunch at the hip Nobu in Malibu on Aug. 20 2021. (Shutterstock)
Lori’s adopted father, game show host Steve Harvey, 64, gave Michael his stamp of approval in September, telling People, “I don’t speak publicly about this type of stuff, but I’m happy for my daughter right now. I really am. It’s the first time I’ve been happy for her [in a relationship]. He’s just a good guy. If he wasn’t, get him out of here.”

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