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John Legend Offers Newly Single Jennifer Lopez Some Dating Advice

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Now that Jennifer Lopez is the single girl on the block, you’d think some of her male friends would be stepping up to the plate. But when HuffPost Celebrity asked singer John Legend if he would be getting in on the action, he just laughed us off.

“She’ll be fine. She won’t have any problems finding a new man,” Legend told us.

But if he had to give her advice (or give us some advice for that matter), what would he say?

“This is cliché but the best thing is any time you try to act like somebody else, it's not smooth," Legend said Tuesday while promoting the launch of P&G and Communities in Schools’ GIVE Education program. "I think a lot of it is finding someone who likes you for who you are. When you’re able to be yourself, it works."

Education is something Mr. Legend is much more passionate about than J. Lo’s love life. He told us he partnered with GIVE, a program designed to fight the nation's dropout crisis and to help kids succeed in school, because he was looking to support something national, that would touch a lot of people.

“Education is something I am deeply passionate about so it was a no-brainer for me to get involved,” the University of Pennsylvania graduate told us.

“It started with my parents," he explained. "We didn’t have a lot of money but we had an abiding belief to change our belief in our situation. My parents stressed reading to me when I was young, took me to the library. They even home schooled me for a while. I also had people in the school, teachers, community members who cared about me and mentored me. If you don’t have that support network, it’s hard to navigate your way through schools.”

With Legend's genuine support, we have not doubt that the education system and Lopez will be on the right track in no time.