In 2013, Beharie starred as Rachel Robinson, wife of Jackie Robinson (played by Chadwick Boseman), in the historical baseball feature 42.
He also invited her backstage when he performed a record three back-to-back shows at Wembley last month.
She is also said to have dedicated a performance of Don’t Cha to Sheeran when she performed in Hollywood on July 27, saying: “This is for you, Ed.” A friend of Sheeran’s told the newspaper: "As far as he's concerned they were in the early stages of dating and he's been open about it with close friends and colleagues.
It may not develop beyond those dates but they're definitely tight." And a friend of Scherzinger said: "They're extremely close.
Nicole Beharie (born January 3, 1985) is an American actress and singer.
She is known for her roles in the drama film American Violet (2008), the drama Shame (2011), and the biographical sports drama 42 (2013).
From September 2013 to April 2016, she starred in the Fox fantasy series Sleepy Hollow.Beharie portrayed Shay Hunter, a struggling university student who goes on a journey to mend her fractured relationship with her mother Nona played by Jill Scott.In 2011, Beharie performed five original songs as a singer-songwriter opposite German actor Ken Duken in the romantic comedy My Last Day Without You.In the Russell Leigh Sharman film adaptation of his play Apartment 4E, she played Piper, a troubled young woman who never leaves her apartment.about a 30-something sex addict played by Michael Fassbender, his myriad of sexual escapades, and what happens when his wayward younger sister moves in with him.Wesley Morris of The Boston Globe praised her performance, calling her "a marvel of natural transparency".