Kelis Revealed Nas Physically Abused Her During Their Marriage And The Internet Is Storming

Nas and Kelis during Kelis Birthday Party at 007 in New York, United States. (Photo by Shareif Ziyadat/FilmMagic)

Kelis Revealed Nas Physically Abused Her During Their Marriage And The Internet Is Storming

"I had bruises all over my body at that time.”

Published April 26, 2018

In a tell-all exclusive interview with celebrity gossip blog Hollywood Unlocked, R&B songstress turned celebrity chef Kelis revealed through harrowing details that she suffered domestic abuse at the hands of her former husband and Queens rap icon, Nas.

In a clip posted to HU’s Instagram, Kelis parallels the incident to the high-profile Hollywood domestic abuse case of 2009 between Chris Brown and Rihanna.

“Something reminded me of Rihanna,” she recollected in the clip. “I remember so clearly when the pictures came out with that whole thing that happened with her and Chris Brown. The only way I could describe it was like double-dutch, like, ‘Do I jump in? Do I say it?’ Because I had bruises all over my body at that time.”

Kelis said she was in their Atlanta home at the time when the disturbing photos of RiRi’s injuries from Brown went public. Visibly, she begins tearing up and struggling through her words as she recalls not being ready to walk. As for why she chose to stay, the Kelis Was Here songstress said, it was all a matter of privacy.

“I’m not weak and I’m really private,” she said, adding that she felt at the time that the marriage and partner she chose held priority over anything else. “I’m not frail, I’m not scared, I’m not weak.”  

The entire conversation is available on Hollywood Unlocked’s official site, but fans are already raging in an angry mob from the one-minute clip.

See how the internet is taking the jaw-dropping reveal below.

  1. HU Staff: Jerosyln Johnson @jeroslyndiva Singer/songwriter turned chef Kelis has finally broken her silence on her violent marriage with legendary rapper Nas and the current status of their custody battle. ___________________________________________________ In an exclusive interview with Hollywood Unlocked CEO Jason Lee, the “Milkshake” singer got candid about what led to her divorcing the “Illmatic” rapper while she was pregnant with their son Knight. “There was a lot of mental and physical abuse”, Kelis said. ___________________________________________________ Kelis also revealed why she has chosen to stay silent on their relationship. Since becoming a chef and launching her successful brand Bounty & Full, the mother of two has been busy living her best life with her husband and two sons, Knight, 8, and Sheperd, 2. “I’m living my life. I’m cooking. I’m raising my kids and I’m very private.” the “Food” singer said. ___________________________________________________ Read more at, link in bio.

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Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: Shareif Ziyadat/FilmMagic)


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