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Nelly and his girlfriend Shantel Jackson have separated after six years together … but remain “friends”
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Nelly and Shantel Jackson have separated after six years together.
The rapper’s longtime girlfriend Hot In Here has confirmed the couple have split up but remain on good terms.
Replying to a follower who asked on Instagram: ‘R u [and] Nelly still together? I love seeing you guys together, ”she replied,“ No, we’re not… just friends.
Exes: Nelly and her six-year-old girlfriend Shatel Jackson have split up. They are seen together in 2016 above
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Always friends: responding to a follower who asked on Instagram: “R u [and] Nelly still together? I love seeing you together ”, she replied:“ No, we are not… just friends ”
The breakup will come as a surprise to their fans, as Nelly claimed last year that the couple were “working on” an engagement.
The 46-year-old rapper admitted he couldn’t imagine his life without the 37-year-old model.
He gushed at the time, “I wouldn’t want my life to not have Shantel in it.
“We’ve seen each other for five or six years. Anytime you can connect with someone like that, it works in the long run.
“She’s sweet, beautiful, and the more we get to know each other, she’s just as beautiful on the inside. “
Calling Shantel ‘The One’, Nelly added, ‘She’s awesome. She’s really funny. We have a good time and we understand each other.
What didn’t go well? The breakup will come as a surprise to their fans, as Nelly claimed last year that the couple were “working on” an engagement. Seen in 2018 above
‘We have so much in common. She grew up downtown, she knows what it’s like to experience certain things in life when you grow up downtown.
“She’s very motivated, very passionate about what she does and she doesn’t accept anything other than wanting to be better. And that’s what I like. This is exactly what I like.
Asked about the possibility of a commitment, Nelly said: “We are working on it. When we find out, I’ll tell you.
Nelly’s previous relationships include actress Lashontae Heckard, singer Ashanti, and rapper Eve.
He was also reportedly involved with Destiny’s Child’s Kelly Rowland, who he worked with on the Gone and Dilemma tracks.
The St. Louis rapper has sold over 22 million albums.
Nelly also scored four number one singles with Hot In Herre, Shake Ya Tailfeather, Grillz and her 2002 hit starring Rowland, Dilemma.