Montel Williams Addresses Past Romance With Kamala Harris After Old Photo Resurfaces

Montel Williams and Kamala Harris went years ago, but their romance found its way back to headlines during the week of November 8, when fans dug an old photo of them together.

As social media users were happy with the forgotten romance, Williams took to Twitter to discuss their relationship. He was calm about the past before urging fans to focus on “something important. ”

Montel Williams and Kamala Harris
Montel Williams and Kamala Harris North American Fury / Getty Rich Images; Images of Slaven Vlasic / Getty North America

Montel Williams dated Kamala Harris in the early 2000s

Williams dated Harris back when he was still appearing on his anonymous speech show, which began from 1991 to 2008. It is not clear how they met or when they just started going, but the pair went public in May 2001 when they went to an event with their daughter Ashley.

After the incident, Jet and Ebony magazines ran articles that named Harris as Williams’ girlfriend, according to The Daily Mail. The uprising also notes that the two had begun to back down after bonding over their public service commitments. At the time, Williams was a few years out of the Marine Corps and Navy while Harris worked with the San Francisco City Lawyer Office. But by the next year, the two had separated.

Montel Williams with her daughters Ashley Williams and Kamala Harris
Montel Williams with her daughters Ashley Williams and Kamala Harris at an event in May 2001 | Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

For her part, Harris never mentioned publicly her romance with Williams. She is now happily married to entertainment lawyer Douglas Emhoff, whom she married in 2014 after a one-year relationship.

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