Yesterday, news broke that actress Meagan Good is engaged to industry big wig, Columbia Pictures executive DeVon Franklin*.

While I certainly didn’t see that one coming (the couple has been keeping a very low profile), I’m happy for the pair, who reportedly starting dating after Good starred in Jumping the Broom, a film Franklin produced.

Although many showered the couple with kind words, some took the opportunity to question Good’s fashion choices and acting roles considering she’s about to marry Franklin, who’s also a Seventh Day Adventist minister.

I find it odd that instead of being happy for the couple (a successful, black one at that), many picked this opportunity question whether or not Good was fit for the role of “preacher’s wife,” despite knowing little about her personal life or beliefs.

As an actress, it’s her job to act–to make people believe she is whatever role she’s playing. But should this matter in her personal life? Do people question Denzel’s walk with God even though he King Konged his way through Training Day?

Should Meagan Good’s roles be affected by her decision to wed a minister (and, let’s not forget, film executive)? 

Speak on it folks! 

*Note: DeVon Franklin and I went to college together and socialized in the same circles. He’s a good dude.

  • Kissa

    awwww..Congrats to them both..:-)

  • QoNewC

    What happened to that football player? In any event she can pull off a pair of leggings.

  • QoNewC

    Actually she can pull off anything.

  • twee

    Every Christian has the responsibility to do as God instructs and it will have an impact on what you do personally and professionally. What you choose to do professionally that is without even getting into any right or wrongs with Megan. And the Pastor is the one called to a higher standard over the entire flock, and will be judged most harshly so the finger is pointed to him on a greater level than to Megan because of his responsibility. If these are Christians talking the question should be is this man choosing a wife based on what’s required biblically.

    AND is he even a Pastor based on what’s required biblically? People in this society take Christianity at face value vs the God we believe in and what He has to say about these things.

  • lostluv224

    That man is FINE. and im happy for her. wherever love lies.

  • Mr. Man

    Good for them, even though the odds are heavily against them, I hope them the best.
    If Megan is really ready for a mature and successful marriage she will discuss/ consult/ consider her man before accepting, read: certain roles. If she’s the sort though to put her career above and before any and every single thing, well then its already broken..I don’t know these people so I can only wish them much success.

  • omfg

    as someone who worked in entertainment a long time ago, i can attest that those studio executives are all sinners. lol.

    so, not sure why anyone would go all holier than thou on meagan. he knows what kinds of roles are out there for her and the ones she takes… being a “minister” don’t mean ish.

    birds of a feather folks…

    hope it works. she’s very pretty and with a slammin body.

  • omfg

    oh please. if he is so concerned about her showing her body and taking on certain roles, he should not be with her.

    plus, he works in the industry, he ought to know the game. so if he was mature and wanted a successful marriage, he would select someone whose choices of roles would not be a problem. how do you know he hasn’t forwarded her some of the scripts for parts she has done? lol.

    but at the end of the day, he should be okay with her choices. it works both ways doesn’t it?

  • Alexandra

    He’s in film, I really don’t see why she should change the type of roles she takes. He’s most likely aware and should be prepared for that.

    Congrats to them! They look good together.

  • MissAnn

    I agree with omfg.

    He knew who she was and what her job entailed, so if anything, can HE handle her?

    Guess the same can be said about the minister.

    They both look very much in love, and I hope the best for them.

  • http://afrikanmami.blogspot.com African Mami

    I was surprised because :
    1.)wasn’t she dating some baller not too long ago,
    2.)he is a preacher and studio exec?!

    About her fashion choices, eh….look at that smile he got up thurr with one of her boobies peeking?! She is in good company!

  • http://method2hermadness.blogspot.com/ girlformerlyknownasgrace

    Aww. Cute couple.

  • Yeahright2011

    That Negro knew her casting niche when he popped the question. All sales are final.

  • Coco

    That’s between her, her man and God…..everybody else needs to get their life

  • ms_micia

    I wouldn’t’ve chosen that particular type of dress to present my engagement to a preacher but he’s standing beside her with a big ole cheese so if he like it, I love it.

  • ms_micia

    You better preach!!

  • D

    He is an industry bigwig. Do they think his slate is clean as far as virtue? I have seen plenty of hypocrisy in preachers. As for Meagan Good’s roles, I think women are suppressed enough. She suddenly has to be a paragon of olde world modesty because she married a preacher? I don’t know. At the same time, it would behoove her to behave with respect in a role that traditionally commands respect. So I don’t know.

  • Glazed ‘Donut

    Good for Megan but if he was my pastor I would feel disappointed I hold pastors to higher standards.

  • black church white jesus

    some of the dirtiest women alive are preachers wives.

  • angelface

    exactly.

  • Shirl

    And some of the dirtiest men alive are preachers. Can I get an Amen.

  • pink

    Glazed: You commented….”I hold pastors to higher standards”?????…… In my opinion there lies the problem. While I get your bigger picture ….. I always wonder why some people put ministers on a pedesta. Ministers are not god; they are human, and sin like everyone else. Besides….it’s really none of our bbusiness who him, or Meagan choses as a mate.

  • pink

    Black: I also remember people use to say that preachers kids were the wildest of all

  • pink

    Ms: Yeah her dress top was a little to low for a preacher’s wife. This whole thing should be intereting. Afterall she’s an actress

  • pink

    Congrats to them both! I’m glad for any woman that can find a mate. These days so many men don’t want to get married (for many reasons),i.e.,Selfish, gay, not willing to share their space, etc. Most don’t realize that two people can do better than one

  • black church white jesus

    Amen sister. But Megan is the bomb. She is by far a dirty woman. Just people worship these ministers and call any and everyone a sinner.

    But she is beautiful. I hope to

  • http://nothingtodowithit.blogspot.com Mimi

    There’s so many things wrong with this picture/story here. If he was a true pastor…. If she is such a true Christian… Based on what we’ve known should be expected from what we read in the Bible.

    But who are we to judge right?? Let the true Judge decide just how “Christian” these two as a couple are.

    PS. And that’s another thing: the word ‘Christian’. After all, didn’t Jesus say, it’s not everyone who calls me Lord, Lord that will enter the kingdom of heaven. Only those who actually do the will of my Father in heaven will enter. Matt 7:21

    And no, I’m not even close to being the best “Christian” either. I know a couple things or two… But only Jesus knows it ALL

  • lynette

    why is this our business? would it be ok for our local grocery store clerk, for example, to start a movement to discuss how equipped i/you am to marry someone? …besides, they certainly know each other better than any of us can possibly know them from our living room sofas or movie theater seat. …apparently, they love each other… and i’m happy for their love.

  • Glazed

    It’s not my business that’s the reason why I said if he was my pastor I would feel disappointed. I hold pastors to a higher standard because they are the first ones to tell people what is right and wrong because of that I couldn’t take him seriously.

  • http://method2hermadness.blogspot.com/ girlformerlyknownasgrace

    Britni what college is this that you went to? About to go MAN-shopping!! Naw just joking.

    I better get a good Harvard dude, for all the loans I’m paying!! LOL

  • Leo the Yardie Chick

    Just wanted to say that your username is cracking me up. Thanks for the dose of happy.

  • HoneyDew

    Why does everyone have their panties in a bunch? The girl does not work in porn, she is an actress for gosh sake!!! Getoveritcauseitaintthatdeep.com!!!!!!!! Congrats to the happy couple!!!!!

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  • Angie

    Is the public marrying Megan or DeVon? Oh, right DeVon is! Folks need to mind their own f&*$%*g business! In the words on Tamar Braxton “Get yo life”

  • pink

    Angie: I agree 4000 percent!! Folks should mind their business. Plus (Most) women wish they had a husband; christian, or otherwise

  • pink

    Honeydew: I know. Some folks are trippin’!! Especially the so-called devout christians.

  • pink

    Glazed: No offense but I don’t take ministers, or christians seriously. It’s been my experience that most are total hypocrites, and live in a fantasy world. Just my opinion

  • http://www.thesupersistah.com the Super Sistah

    As a minister I’m sure he prayed on his decision to marry Meagan. If God is alright with it. I am too.

    the Super Sistah
    http://www.thesupersistah.com

  • Myown

    It’s sad, but I can’t judge all I can see is two people who say they r Christian but don’t really pronounce what it means to be one. God will be their judge. All I can say is take me to the altar!! Lol also this goes back to the saying about how these preachers like the classy but flashy mixed with sexy women. That man knows exactly what he is doing!! Baby if there is another one that look like u but who loves Jesus for real then please come holla!! I want a fine fine man like that!!! Yum!! But on the serious note: Men pick women who YOU KNOW will be good wives, not JUST some beauty queen. The beauty fades away but one who praises the Lord will receive praise! The virtuous woman always beats out the others!! mM but boy is that man FINE!!

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