Tika Sumpter Covers ‘Sheen’ Magazine, Talks Kids and Marriage


Sparkle star Tika Sumpter looks pretty dazzling in a short cut on the latest cover of Sheen magazine’s November/December 2012 issue. The 32-year-old actress got dolled up in chic classic looks for the vintage-style inspired shoot. Known for her roles on the CW’s Gossip Girl and BET’s The Game, the Queens native touched on her career journey, having kids and her thoughts on getting married in the issues cover story.

“It feels good to be where I am now, but I still have a long way to go. The jobs I have had have gotten me to this point, and I’m very excited about the journey ahead,” she says. “I want kids, but I won’t jump into a relationship because I am on a timeline. I don’t want to get married because someone said it was time. It has to be right.”

Be sure to pick up the glossy to see the the pics and full interview! Also look out for Tika’s upcoming project, starring Gabrielle UnionBeing Mary Jane on BET.–Vicki Valery