Kelis Breaks Her Silence on Alleged Abusive Marriage With Nas [VIDEO]
R&B singer Kelis is notoriously known for being a private person. It's been four years since her last album Food, but the mother of two hasn't slowed down in a bit.
In 2015 Kelis launched her catering and food company Bounty and Full, she's released a cookbook, opened a food truck and recently the mother of two has moved to a farm to get away from the Hollywood limelight.
Recently she sat down with Jason Lee from Hollywood Unlocked for a candid interview. When she began to discuss her relationship with ex-husband Nas, she said that she has "edited" herself for nine years, and she didn't want to be "edited" anymore.
Kelis stated that she and the rapper fell in love "very quickly" and they shut out the world during their relationship. "We had really intense highs and really intense lows. It was never normal."
She admitted that the two lived hard by partying and spending out of control. She believed that both of them becoming famous at a young age played a role in their demise.
Later on in the interview, Kelis claims that there were "a lot of mental and physical abuse" on top of two years of infidelity. “Did he hit me?…..Mmm hmmm. Did I hit him back?…..Mmm hmmm,” she said to Lee.
At seven months pregnant Kelis filed for divorce from Nas, giving birth to their son Knight in July of 2009. She said her pregnancy is along with the leaking of Rihanna's pictures following Rih's incident with Chris Brown gave her the strength to leave.
The two are currently going through a custody battle over their son. Recently Nas asked the court to enforce an injunction to force Kelis to follow their custody arrangement.
Watch her describe the relationship in full below.