It seems like love is in the air for Nelly and Ashanti! The former flames who have been romantically linked on and off since the 2000s have reportedly reconciled their romance 10 years following their breakup.
What’s brewing between Nelly and Ashanti? Are they dating again? Continue reading further to find out the answers to the above questions and delve into the relationship of the two musicians.
Are Nelly and Ashanti back together?
Former flames Nelly and Ashanti are seeing each other again! It has been reported by Entertainment Tonight, that The Way That I Love You singer and the Just a Dream rapper are dating.
Recently, a close source told the media outlet, “Nelly and Ashanti are back together and both of them are happy.” Another insider chimed in, “Nelly and Ashanti are really enjoying their time together.”
Nelly and Ashanti were snapped together in April 2023
Last month, Nelly whose real name is Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., and Ashanti were photographed together while watching a boxing match. At that time, the two of them were seen sitting ringside for the boxing match between Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia.
During a February 2023 interview with Entertainment Tonight at the Grammys, Nelly spoke about his relationship with Ashanti. Then, he said, “Time does wonders for a lot of different things.”
The Ride Wit Me crooner further added, “And time is one of those things that allows you time to reflect on what’s what, and you get a chance to see things in a different light and see your faults. So I think we both did that and it’s cool that we just friends.”
When did Nelly and Ashanti start dating?
For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, Nelly and Ashanti started dating in the year 2003. At that point in time, both of them were at the peak of their respective careers.
According to a report by Distractify.com, Ashanti and Nelly crossed paths for the first time at a press conference for the 2003 Grammy Awards. They hit it off instantly and made a connection.
In VH1’s Behind the Music special, Ashanti said, “The first time I met Nelly he asked me for my autograph, but I think he was being sarcastic and I remember writing it down on the program.”
The Falling for Love crooner further added, “That picture has been in so many publications as something else, but it all started out as a joke. For the record, it took him a long time to get my number.”
For how long did Nelly and Ashanti date?
Ashanti and Nelly dated quietly for nearly a decade. The Foolish singer and the Call on Me rapper pulled the plug on their romance in 2014 after 11 years of being on-again-off-again. Now, they have found their way back to one another.
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