Jonathan Majors' and GF Meagan Good

Meagan Good Talks Feeling 'Rebellious' As She 'Believes' In Her Romance With Jonathan Majors

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By Favour Adegoke on July 11, 2024 at 2:15 PM EDT

Meagan Good has opened up about her relationship with Jonathan Majors and why she is standing by him through his legal troubles.

During an interview, the actress emphasized the importance of being present and positive, even during challenging times, while highlighting parallels between her real-life experiences and her role in her new movie.

Meagan Good has expressed joy in her personal growth and relationship with Jonathan Majors at various public appearances.

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Meagan Good Discusses Her Support For Jonathan Majors Amid Legal Issues

Jonathan Majors Arrives To Criminal Court in NYC on December 4, 2023

In an interview with People Magazine, Good offered a rare glimpse into her relationship with her boyfriend, Majors, emphasizing her dedication to supporting him.

Good, discussing the scrutiny surrounding her  relationship with Majors, shared that she sees herself as "someone who's incredibly rebellious when I believe in something and in someone."

"Those who want to give you the benefit of the doubt will. And those who don't, won't. And there's nothing you can do about it," Good explained.

The "Divorce in the Black" star, 42, has stood by Majors throughout the past year as he faced legal battles and was ultimately found guilty of misdemeanor third-degree assault and second-degree harassment related to a 2023 incident involving his ex-girlfriend Grace Jabbari.

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Following his conviction, the former Marvel actor, recognized for his roles in "Creed III" and "Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania," was fired from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

In April, he was ordered to complete a year-long in-person batterers intervention program in Los Angeles. Additionally, he must continue with mental health counseling and maintain no contact with Jabbari.

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Meagan Good Discusses Parallels Between Real Life And Her Role In 'Divorce in the Black'

Jonathan Majors' and GF Meagan Good

When asked about her role as Ava in "Divorce in the Black," a domestic violence survivor, Good acknowledged the parallels to her real-life situation but emphasized, "I don't condone domestic violence at all."

She noted that during the turbulent period with her boyfriend, Majors, they "were so busy trying to survive this season of life, I don't even think we thought about [a connection]" to the film's plot.

Good added, "It wasn't until the movie was done that the conversation came up."

She also related to her character's experience with divorce, drawing from her own separation from ex-husband DeVon Franklin, whom she described as "a wonderful, beautiful human being."

While reflecting on her unexpected new relationship with Majors, Good noted, "I didn't anticipate falling in love again."

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Jonathan Majors And Meagan Good Reveal Keys To Their Strong Relationship

Jonathan Majors at the 4th Annual Hollywood Unlocked Impact Awards.

During a joint appearance at the Frederick Douglass Awards on June 6, Majors and Good revealed what strengthens their relationship.

The couple attended the New York Urban League's annual event, where Good served as an honorary co-chair for her philanthropy work and role in Prime Video's "Harlem."

On the red carpet, they told People that "presence" is key to their support for each other.

Good added, "Being present with life. It's an interesting thing, life. We have to be present in the moment, right now."

She emphasized the importance of maintaining a positive outlook: "Just dance no matter what. Whether it's raining or shining, this is a moment in life we never get back. We never get this day, we never get this time. We get this in a minute, making everything worth it."

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Majors also mentioned that "learning" plays a crucial role in keeping their relationship strong.

Meagan Good Says Her Friends Advised Her Against Dating Jonathan Majors

Jonathan Majors' and GF Meagan Good

Good was a guest on Tuesday's episode of "Today with Hoda and Jenna," where she stood behind her decision to enter into a relationship with Majors.

On the show, co-host Hoda Kotb asked if any of her friends suggested that she wait "to see how everything kinda shakes out" with Majors' assault trial before going all in with him.

"Uh, yeah every friend advised me, but at the end of the day, one thing I know is I can always look at myself in the mirror when I trust my spirit, when I trust God, when I ask God, and when I move to the beat of my own drum," she explained, per Page Six.

Good, however, clarified that she takes the "opinion and advice" of everyone she loves "into account for sure," but she has to "live [her] life."

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"I can always look and say, 'OK, I'm proud of that.' No matter whatever happens, I have peace in my heart, and I have harmony in my heart," she added.

Meagan Good Talks Career, Love, And Personal Growth

Meagan Good at The 13th Annual AAFCA Awards in Los Angeles

At the NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles, Good was candid about the state of her career and how she is the "happiest" she has been.

"I'm in love, I'm transitioning, I'm healing, I'm growing [and] I'm getting excited about what's next," she said. "Yeah, just a lot of things at once. But what I can say is, I'm the happiest I've been in a long time."

Reflecting on the tumultuous period, the actress added, "It is like a crazy time in general. I just have peace in my heart and I have joy in my heart, and I love myself and the skin that I'm in and the season that I'm in and the growth that's happening."

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Discussing her mental health and self-care during this time, especially amid the chatter about her and Majors' romance, Good said, "I keep my eyes on God, you know, that's the focus. And I stay true to myself and I stay authentic. I know what I know that I know. And in time, everything else just catches up with what you know, if you're true to yourself and you're authentic."

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