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Happy National Loving Day!

Did you know that the anniversary of the 1967 United States Supreme Court decision “Loving v. Virginia” — which struck down all anti-miscegenation laws remaining in sixteen U.S. states.

In honor of the national day of “being with the one you love, regardless of age, race, or gender”, take a look at some of our favorite unorthodox couples that actually worked out for the best.

National Loving Day: 10 Unusually, Unorthodox Couples Who Became Relationship Goals  was originally published on

1. Kimora Lee Simmons, Russell Simmons & Djimon Honsou

Kimora Lee Simmons, Russell Simmons & Djimon Honsou

No one does a blended family like the Simmons / Hounsou / Leissner clan.

2. FKA Twigs & Robert Pattison

FKA Twigs & Robert Pattison

Folks had a lot to say about Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs’ interracial love! But clearly, love concurs all.

3. Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon

People had their reservations about the difference in career status, race and age when it came to Nick and Mariah’s bond. But even after the divorce, their bond is closer than ever! And dem babies are beautiful!

4. Tamara Mowry & Adam Housley

Tamara Mowry & Adam Housley

Tamera has always been open about the struggles she’s faced being in an interracial relationship with husband Adam. But two beautiful kids and seven years of marriage later, love obviously won.

5. George Lucas & Mellody Hobson

Interracial love has always been a taboo topic with older generations. But the Star Wars creator and his beautiful make it look so easy.

6. Iman and David Bowie

Iman and David Bowie


7. Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz

Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz

Their union was a little toxic at first (considering that Swizz was allegedly still married to Mashonda at the time). But alas — love won.

8. Reginae & Lucci

People are still on the fence about this love affair, considering their age difference, but it is what it is.

9. Tina Turner & Erwin Bach


10. Grace Hightower & Robert DeNiro

Robert DeNiro was always into chocolate sisters. I mean, he directed “Bronx Tale”!

11. Opal & Ron Perlman

Who knew that Hellboy was into sistas? Beautiful couple.

12. Heather Headley & Brian Musso

Not many knew that the neo soul queen had a White bae. But 15 years of marriage later proves that love always wins.