Need Relationship Advice? Rev. Run and Tyrese Will Be Dishing It Out on a TV Show for OWN

Tyrese Gibson and Rev. Run
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Tyrese Gibson and Rev. Run
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Rev. Run—born Joseph Simmons—is not ashamed to speak about his days as a philandering hip-hop pioneer and how he's much happier now being faithful and married. Tyrese Gibson openly speaks about the mistakes he's made in relationships, especially as a famous actor and R&B singer. Both men have already teamed up and released a relationship book titled Manology. Now they're trying their hand at TV.


According to Variety, Rev. Run and Tyrese will be dishing out relationship advice on a weekly talk show that is set to air on the Oprah Winfrey Network in 2016. The show doesn't have a name yet, but Variety reports that it'll air over the course of eight weeks. The show will also field relationship inquiries from people on social media. 

OWN's president, Sheri Salata, explained how the network jumped at the opportunity to have these two personalities come together to weigh in on topics relating to dating, love, marriage and relationships. “When Rev. Run, Tyrese and CBS came to us with the idea of a prime-time series, we were energized by the chance to bring OWN viewers something fresh and entertainingly real in the ‘love space,’” Salata said. “We can’t wait to turn them loose—enlightening us all about what makes men tick.”

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