When Taye Diggs
and Idina Menzel
broke up, so did the hearts of Broadway fans. And Diggs, 43, knows people are rooting for them to get back together after separating in December, he tells Redbook magazine. "I'd be lying if I said there weren't times when I thought, Oh, man, people are going to trip out [if we split]. Maybe they thought it was cute that we met in Rent
," he says. "There weren't a lot of couples like us in the theater community - and I know there aren't a lot of performers as talented as she is … and then you have the whole mixed [race] thing.