Michael B. Jordan Recalls Racist Reactions to Kendall Jenner Dating Rumors: “They See White and Black. I Don’t”

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Michael B. Jordan reacts to Kendall Jenner dating rumors -- read his quotes to GQ PC-NWP/Splash News

Michael B. Jordan didn’t have an issue with rumors that he was dating Kendall Jenner — he had an issue with people’s racist remarks.

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“It’s the world we live in,” the October cover model told GQ magazine. “They see white and black. I don’t. A lot of black fans were feeling like, ‘Oh, my God, he should have been with a black woman’ and that whole thing,” the Fantastic Four star said. “I get it, but on the other hand it’s, like, relax. You know – it’s 2015. It’s okay! People can like one another, not necessarily from the same history or culture or whatever the f— it is.”

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For the record, Jordan, who was linked to the rising model after they left a Met Gala afterparty together this past May, clarified they’re just friends.

“Kendall’s a friend of mine, you know. I don’t know her, like, that well, but I know her enough,” he added. “People’s perspective on that is what it is.”Michael B Jordan GQ cover

As for his own perspective, when it comes to dating, Jordan’s not ready to settle down anytime soon.

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“I try and be focused. I told myself at a young age that I would sacrifice all my twenties to my work,” Jordan explained. “I’m 28. I’ve got a year and a half left. I understand what females want and need, you know. I’m good at that. I don’t know if I’m the guy to give it to them right now. I’m emotionally unavailable. Until I find something that’s so undeniable that I can’t help myself.”

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