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Meet The Latest "Being Mary Jane" Love Interest

Before NFL running back Thomas Q. Jones romances Gabrielle Union's Mary Jane on the hit BET series, he gave BuzzFeed News some of his best dating tips.

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This is Thomas Q. Jones, the newest love interest on BET's Being Mary Jane.

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Jones is shifting gears. The former NFL running back is now turning to Hollywood: Beginning with the Feb. 17 episode of Being Mary Jane, he will be playing Brandon, a new love interest for Gabrielle Union's eponymous character.

In honor of Mary Jane's many faux pas, BuzzFeed News had Jones share his reactions to some of her strangest blunders.

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Then we asked him about a few scenarios, not Mary Jane specific.

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13. When you tell her your favorite actor is Morgan Freeman and she asks you who that is…

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Fun fact: Jones played Freeman's film character Crazy Joe Clark in a high school production of Lean On Me.

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Catch Jones on Being Mary Jane, which airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. on BET.