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Did Pam and Martin Date in Real Life?

Martin Lawrence and Tichina Arnold brought laughter to many homes over the 90s with their comic rivalry in Martin’s sitcom from 1992 to 1997.

 In the sitcom, Tichina played Pam, a friend to Martin’s wife Gina, played by Tisha Campbell.

 Tichina carried her role so well that people have never stopped screaming Pam at her whenever they encounter her, as she narrated to Kelly Clarkson.

The highlight of the sitcom involved Pam and Martin’s scenes where they often made jokes about each other.

Martin refuted claims that the show was canceled and revealed in an interview with GQ magazine that he ended the show after Tisha Campbell filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against him.

The sarcastic mockery between Pam and Martin often divided viewers on whether they liked or resented each other.

A section of viewers believed the two were in love but sought to mask their feelings by roasting each other.

Other viewers couldn’t understand how the two could be in love and yet troll each other mercilessly at every opportunity they got.

Also, Martin and Gina were a couple, and it didn’t make sense that Pam could betray her best friend Gina and fall in love with his man.

Since the show never depicted the two as lovers for the five seasons it aired, have they dated in real life?

Pam and Martin: Have They Dated or Not?

After Martin’s show ended in 1997, Pam and Martin were reunited in Big Momma’s House, a movie released in 2000.

Their interaction onscreen led to speculation that the two were more than co-actors.

Speculations regarding whether they dated never stopped, even after the two publicly dated different people.

So, have Pam and Martin ever dated?

Not really. There hasn’t been concrete evidence from the two or close sources confirming that the two have ever been an item.

It has all been a fan’s theory that the two have dated before, but that hasn’t been the case.

The two have, however, maintained a close connection from their earlier years of acting together, making it safe to say they have remained friends and nothing more.

Tichina, Martin, and Tisha Campbell have all remained connected, as was evident in the Martin: The Reunion special that aired on BET last year, celebrating 30 years since the show premiered.

It is also worth noting that while Martin catapulted the cast into Hollywood fame, they have individually worked hard to maintain their craft, evident in the number of projects they have undertaken over the years.

Martin Lawrence and Tichina Arnold Marriage: Are Pam and Martin Married?

Martin and Tichina have been married, not to each other but to different spouses, but their unions ended in divorce.

The two have one thing in common: they have been married and divorced twice to different people.

Starting with Martin, he was previously married to Patricia Southhall from 1995 to 1997.

They had one child, Jasmin Lawrence. Martin then met Shamicka Gibbs, and the two were in a romantic relationship, which brought forth two girls, Iyanna Lawrence in 2000 and Amara Lawrence in 2002.

Martin and Shamicka got hitched officially in an intimate wedding in 2010, only to go their separate ways two years later.

Martin may be divorced from the mothers of his daughters, but they are great co-parents. 

Martin isn’t done with weddings yet, as he is engaged to Roberta Moradfar.

The two live together but aren’t in a hurry to wed.

What about Tichina?

She was previously married to Lamon Brewster from 1994 to 1995.

Years later, Tichina fell in love with Rico Hines and was married from 2012 to 2016.

Tichina has a daughter, Alijah Kai Haggins, from a past relationship with Carvin Haggins in 2004.

Also Check: Where Is Martin Lawrence Now? What Is He Doing?

Nikita Waruguru

Nikita Waruguru is a Kenyalogue freelance writer who focuses on TV, celebrity gossip, and pop culture. She's been interested in TV and entertainment from a young age. She wrote her first blog post 10 years ago and has since written more than 3000 news articles, features, and lists. When she's not writing about the latest Netflix reality shows, you can find her binge-watching one or listening to music.

Nikita Waruguru
Nikita Waruguruhttp://kenyalogue.com
Nikita Waruguru is a Kenyalogue freelance writer who focuses on TV, celebrity gossip, and pop culture. She's been interested in TV and entertainment from a young age. She wrote her first blog post 10 years ago and has since written more than 3000 news articles, features, and lists. When she's not writing about the latest Netflix reality shows, you can find her binge-watching one or listening to music.
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