Chilli from TLC and Matthew Lawrence kiss as he drives her to the airport.
Joey Lawrence, the actor’s brother, stated last month that it was “wonderful to see him happy” with the TLC singer.
Matthew Lawrence and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas are head over heels in love!
On Tuesday, the 43-year-old actor was seen picking up the 52-year-old TLC singer from the airport, where they enjoyed a tender hug and kissed inside his car.
The sighting comes after Joey Lawrence, the Boy Meets World actor’s brother, bragged about Chilli to PEOPLE earlier this month, calling her “awesome as hell.”
“She’s wonderful; she’s a sweet lady who is sincere and warm. And yeah, they’re just having a fantastic time and it’s just good to see him happy and he makes her happy. Because that’s all you can hope for, “At the time, he stated.
Matthew and Chilli got romantically involved right before Thanksgiving 2022, after being photographed on a beach in Hawaii that August.
“Life is [full of] unexpected twists and turns — you don’t know what’s up next, but you just hope that everybody ends up happy,” Joey continued. “And right now, he’s happy, and she’s happy, and that makes us happy.”
In a statement to PEOPLE in January, Chilli’s longtime rep Christal Jordan revealed her client was dating Matthew, stating, “I’ve been with Chilli since 2005 and I’ve never seen her this in love.”
“She is radiant. “They’re extremely cute together,” Jordan noted at the time, indicating Matthew and the “Waterfalls” were a couple “The actor and singer spent Thanksgiving and Christmas in Atlanta, where they met Chilli’s family.
On December 30, the couple made their Instagram debut by posting a video of themselves dancing in identical Christmas jammies. The next day, Chilli posted an encouraging remark about being in the right location at the right moment.
“God’s timing is impeccable. Never be early or late, “Her New Year’s Eve post said it all. “A little patience and a lot of faith are required.”
Word of their connection came little over three months after Matthew and ex Cheryl Burke finalised their divorce after nearly three years of marriage. Burke, 38, filed for divorce from Matthew in February 2022, citing the official date of separation as January 7, 2022.
Chilli previously had a long-term romance with Usher, from whom she divorced publicly in 2003. Tron Austin, her 25-year-old son from a prior relationship with music producer Dallas Austin, is her only child.