MC of being physically and mentally abusive during their five-year marriage. “I probably would have stayed longer had I not been pregnant [with Knight] because I really did love him and because we were married. Like, this was my person.” Kelis also explains why she decided to speak out now about her past relationship as opposed to when the former hip-hop couple got divorced in 2009. I have never talked about this man, ever,” she tells Jason Lee. There was a lot of mental and physical abuse,” Kelis reveals in the newly released interview. Did Kelis just throw subtle shade at her ex-husband Nas and his new bae?Neither Nas nor Nicki Minaj have confirmed their coupledom in words, but their joint social media photo shoots (and sleepovers) have left fans pretty convinced that they're the next hip hop power couple. We’re gonna do this, we’re gonna make it work.’”The couple parted ways in April 2009 after Kelis filed for divorce.
Singer Kelis is accusing her ex-husband Nas of "mental and physical abuse." The singer said in a new interview that she has waited nine years to say anything as their custody battle over son Knight Jones gains more headlines. I probably would have stayed longer had I not been pregnant [with Knight] because I really did love him and because we were married. Like, this was my person."The singer said she and Nas had "really intense highs and really intense lows"; she said when money was coming in, the two had fun, but she also added that they were drinking and getting high a lot.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. READ MORE Nas didn't have to take his son, Knight, to an island off the coast of Costa Rica to see dinosaurs over Spring Break ...According to court docs, the exes hammered out specific dates where Nas will have custody of Knight for…READ MORE Kelis is 0,000 closer to tax freedom ..."Nobody cares for a fake couple that's trying to be the Walmart version of Jay Z & Beyonce," it reads.