A Complete Timeline of Ciara and Future's Relationship

The Ciara/Future saga continues.


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The Saga Continues... - In May, a video circulated of rapper Future and singer Ciara in court during their custody hearing over their son, Future Zahir Wilburn. Through an unfortunate set of circumstances, this once cute pairing has engaged in a public battle of the wills. Now, as Ciara's marriage to Russell Wilson inches closer and closer, Ciara fans are afraid that Future will harm her soon to be hubby. What? How did we get here? Let’s take a look back at this volatile yet once sweet relationship. – Jon Reyes(Photo: Paul A. Hebert/Getty Images)


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[January 2013] Future confirms he’s dating CiCi even though we’d already seen them hanging out together many times before that. - (Photo: VIPix / Splash News)


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[March 2013] "Body Party" is released and we get to watch Ciara strip for her boo-thing, Future. - (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)


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[August 2013] The couple is at an obvious good place — during an interview, Future talks about having plans to marry Ciara. - (Photo: Vanessa Pacheco, PacificCoastNews.com)


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[October 2013] Future and Ciara get engaged during her birthday weekend. The ring? A reported $500,000. - (Photo: Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)


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[January 2014] Ciara gabs it up with the ladies of The View (pre-Raven Symone) and reveals she’s preggers! - (Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for REVOLT)


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[May 19, 2014] Baby Future Zahir Wilburn is born and begins the age of adorable baby photos on CiCi’s Instagram. - (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for MTV)


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[August 2014] Ciara breaks up with Future after finding out he’s been sneaking around with stylist Tyrina Lee. - (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)


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[September 2014] The couple gets back together – for the child. - (Photo: Sam Santos/Getty Images for GQ)

TI, Tiny, Ciara and Future exit Crustacean's restaurant in Beverly Hills

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[September 2014] Ciara reportedly returns her engagement ring. - (Photo: VLNY / Zodiac / Splash News)


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[December 2014] Final confirmation of their broken relationship comes in the form of Ciara removing a letter "N" tattoo (N for Nayvadius), closing out a tumultuous year with the rapper. - (Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Topshop)


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[January 2015] Ciara releases breakup record "I Bet," with lyrics like: "I mean, I'mma stay if you could tell the truth / But you can't, no matter how many times I ask." - (Photo: Robin Marchant/Getty Images for New Era)

[July 2015] Future takes a seat with #TeamPetty and reveals that he and Ciara would pray after sex after it’s reported that Ciara and new boyfriend Russell Wilson aren’t having sex until marriage. - (Photo: Judy Eddy/WENN.com)

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[July 2015] Future takes a seat with #TeamPetty and reveals that he and Ciara would pray after sex after it’s reported that Ciara and new boyfriend Russell Wilson aren’t having sex until marriage. - (Photo: Judy Eddy/WENN.com)


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[July 2015] During other press rounds, Future claims that their breakup wasn’t the result of cheating and that he was embarrassed for Ciara because she had already taken photos with her son and her wedding dress. - (Photo: Mat Hayward/Getty Images for We Day)


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[January 2016] Future kicks off 2016 with a Twitter rant about Ciara, calling her  a “b***h” with “control issues.” Isn’t he tired yet? - (Photo: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images) 

Ciara and Rapper Future leaving Mastro's restaurant after having a romantic dinner in Beverly Hills, CA

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[February 2016] Ciara sues Future and releases emails that reveal accusations that Future lacked presence in his kid’s life. - (Photo: Roshan Perera / Splash News)


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[March 2016] Future is reported to not be too happy about the possibility of Ciara’s new fiancé, Russell Wilson, stepping into the role of stepdad. - (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)


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[April 2016] Future counter sues Ciara and throws salt on the wound by calling her 2015 album, Jackie, a flop. - (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)


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[May 2016] Judge dismisses Ciara’s claim for sole custody of baby Future and rules for joint custody between the two. - (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

Photo By Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS


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[June 2016] Future Drops Countersuit - The reasons are still unknown, but Future dropped the countersuit, which referred to the mother of his child as a “flop” and a “bad mom,” he filed at the top of the year in response to Ciara’s initial lawsuit. At least that’s over now.(Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images) 


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[June 2016] An Ex Weighs In - Looks like Ciara’s ex had something to say about the Future and Ciara saga. Bow Wow, who dated Ciara over a decade ago, had nice things to say about his ex, stating that he hoped she and Future could “come to some type of medium to where everything will be everything.” How sweet.(Photo: Frank Mullen/WireImage)