During an interview with Hollywood Unlocked on Thursday, Kelis—who broke out in 2003 with her hit song “Milkshake”—claimed that she was physically abused during her marriage to rapper Nas.“It was dark. Kelis filed for divorce in 2009, citing irreconcilable differences, while she was seven months pregnant with their son.“Did he hit me? I remember so clearly when the pictures came out when the Rihanna and Chris Brown pictures came out I thought about coming out because I also had bruises all over my body,” Kelis recalled. The singer says a light bulb when off in her head, and that she connected Rihanna's situation to her own." Something reminded me of Rihanna.According to court docs, the exes hammered out specific dates where Nas will have custody of Knight for weekends.
According to Kanye West’s Twitter, West is currently working on Nas’s forthcoming album, which is scheduled to be released June 15. Kelis says that the end really came in 2009, when news broke that Chris Brown physically assaulted then-girlfriend Rihanna. Kelis has not previously opened up about any details regarding the marriage that ended in 2010. Mhm.” She later detailed how Chris Brown's 2009 assault of Rihanna served as the catalyst for her decision to break up with Nas. We’re gonna do this, we’re gonna make it work.’”The couple parted ways in April 2009 after Kelis filed for divorce.