updated 05/08/1995 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 05/08/1995 AT 01:00 AM EDT
"There's an innocence to her beauty," says her rock musician boyfriend, Bryant McNeil, 31. The 5'10", 135-lb. Detroit native, who has also appeared in the films Jungle Fever and Malcolm X, sticks to a vegetarian diet and a jeans-and-a-swipe-of-lip-gloss style. But she glams up for a special night out, she says: "False eyelashes, eye shadow, blush—the whole thing." And even the pure of diet have their weaknesses: "After I sing 'Bill,' my big number, have to get two Twizzlers. I love those things!"