Boris Kodjoe on more than one occasion has voiced his disgust with fat people and the plus-sized lifestyle. So what happens if he gets fat and his wife notices him slipping? According to Boris she has permission to sleep with other men and leave his fat butt behind.
Kodjoe was busily promoting his new film Baggage Claim at a press junket this week when Cocoa Fab’s Cherise Nicole asked several questions. Cocoa asked Boris and co-star Derek Luke to say what they could and couldn’t tolerate in women and then directed her question towards weight gain.
Boris’ answer was straight forward:
“Ok part of the deal is, you got to keep it sexay. Got to keep it Hot. Because it’s easy getting married, but it’s not as easy to stay married. And part of that is, like, I make my wife, my girlfriend. She’s my girlfriend. So, we got to keep it sexay. If we keep it sexay, we keep it right, everything else falls into place.”What if I gained 200 pounds? And then she’ll look at me like, really? And I couldn’t even blame her if she started looking around. Because I took her off the market, so I have to deliver what the market could possibly deliver for her. So, I gotta take that place. Right? So, I gotta fulfill those things that the market could’ve given her. I’m the market now, so I got to keep it Hot and she has to do the same for me.”
Luke was a little more diplomatic with his response:
“That’s part of my character. Part of my character is about commitment. You know what I’m saying? So, even if you doing the humpty dumpty, it’s commitment, cause you know what? The dude could go humpty dumpty! He could go from six pack to one pack, you know what I’m saying? Because in marriage, your body changes.
Luke admits that Boris is right in that each person in a relationship should “put in effort to keep it sexay” but he also says relationships need “something stronger than your effort to keep it sexay.”
Luke further blames a lack of commitment for breaking up marriages all over the world.
Boris wasn’t all doom and gloom, he did say that should his wife fall ill his weight gain issues would fall by the wayside.
To be fair the interviewer specifically asked what would happen if either man’s partner gained more than 100 pounds. That’s a lot of weight and possibly signals other issues in the persons life and possibly their relationship.
Do you agree with Boris Kodjoe or do your ideas of commitment fall more in line with Derek Luke?