Claim: Usain ‘Googled’ Reality Actress To Meet Her

A woman who has appeared on the reality show, For The Love of Ray J, claimed on the VH1 show yesterday that she’s Usain Bolt’s girlfriend.

Usain Bolt's Girlfriend Lava From Ray J VH1 Show


Taneish Simpson, who goes by “Lava” on the reality production, said Bolt “googled” her in order to find out her identity. He then contacted her and brought her to Jamaica for a rendezvous.


Simpson, who is from Portland, said on the show yesterday:

“I am dating Usain Bolt. … We made it official on New Year’s. I actually spent New Year’s in Jamaica because he requested that I come down so we could spend New Year’s together. … He googled me.”

Bolt reportedly has a longtime girlfriend, a Jamaican woman named Mizicann Evans. Evans claimed in 2008 that she had been with Bolt for “six years.

Usain Bolt's Girlfriend Lava From Ray J VH1 Show

A rep for Bolt declined to talk about his personal life when asked about Simpson’s claim.