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Happy Valentine’s Day: 7 Celebrity Men Praise Their Black Queens

See what Denzel, JAY-Z, Magic Johnson and others have said about the beautiful Black women in their lives.

Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, recipients of the lifetime achievement award at the 7th Annual SAG Awards, LA, March 11th, 2001/ Washington and Denzel Washington at the Los Angeles Premiere of "Unstoppable" held at the Westwood Village Theater in Hollywood, California, United States on October 26, 2010/ LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15, 2015: Ciara & Russell Wilson at the 2015 ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theatre LA Live.
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This year, EBONY celebrates Black love by looking back at some of our favorite male stars as they uplift and praise the women they love. See what Denzel Washington, JAY-Z, Magic Johnson and others have had to say about the beautiful Black women in their lives below.

Denzel Washington on wife, Pauletta Washington:


Pauletta Washington and Denzel Washington at the Los Angeles Premiere of “Unstoppable” held at the Westwood Village Theater in Hollywood, California, United States on October 26, 2010

“You can buy a house, but that doesn’t make it a home—and not to say a man can’t make a home a home, but my wife has made our house a home, and raised these beautiful kids [John David, 33; Katia, 30; and twins Olivia and Malcolm, 27] and protected them and sacrificed for them, she did the heavy lifting.”

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