I have never talked about this man, ever,” she explained. Mhm.”Kelis said that her relationship with the Grammy-nominated rapper had so many “intense highs and really intense lows” through the years that they would often have a bad night and wake up the next morning “like it never happened.” It wasn’t until Chris Brown assaulted Rihanna in February 2009 that the “Bossy” songstress ultimately decided to break up with Nas. Kelis told Hollywood Unlocked, "It was really dark. She said the lows were "dark.""A lot of drinking," she said, describing the bad times. Mmhmm."Kelis said the last straw was when she saw photos of Rihanna after Chris Brown assaulted her."A lot of mental and physical abuse and it got to the point where if I wasn't pregnant, I might have stayed with him." Kelis said when she got pregnant she started thinking about leaving: "I felt like I wasn't going to bring a child into this."The singer admitted that she and Nas both hit each other, saying, "Did he hit me? "When the Rihanna and Chris Brown pictures came out I thought about coming out because I also had bruises all over my body," she said. But seeing her the way she looked and then looking at myself … We’re gonna do this, we’re gonna make it work.’”The couple parted ways in April 2009 after Kelis filed for divorce. To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.She has been in four celebrity relationships averaging approximately 5.8 years each. Given Name: Kelis Rogers-Jones Age: 38 (8/21/1979)Occupation: Music - Singer Most Famous For: Bossy, single It's weird because it feels like almost nothing has changed, yet something that you can't really describe, or something that isn't tangible, has changed. You have this partner who's gonna be with you and also change lightbulbs, and do dishes with you.
There was a lot of mental and physical abuse,” Kelis reveals in the newly released interview. “The amount of airing out that I could do, and I’ve chosen not to … ‘cause I [also] had bruises all over my body at that time,” she recalls in the video interview. “I remember so clearly when the [Rihanna] pictures came out … Mhm.” She later detailed how Chris Brown's 2009 assault of Rihanna served as the catalyst for her decision to break up with Nas. I felt embarrassed." The pictures of Rihanna emerged in February 2009; Kelis filed for divorce from Nas in April 2009, when she was seven months pregnant.