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Happy Birthday, Nelly!

Happy Birthday, Nelly!

Rapper Nelly finally opened up to People about his relationship with Ashanti. (They’re been linked since 2003.)

“That’s the thing between me and her, we just like having fun,” he said Sunday at Las Vegas’s Lavo restaurant, where Ford Flex threw him a birthday party to celebrate his 34th.

“I think it’s always serious,” he added, “when you can hang with a person continuously … and ["still"] have fun.”

Ashanti, who couldn’t attend the party because she was in Japan, has said an engagement could “definitely [be] in the future.”

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  • Tee

    Hollywood is getting so ridiculous with this kind of mess.

  • vanessa

    they are cute together :)

  • Regina

    Wow, I never knew they were an item! Good for them!

  • caz

    I agree :D

  • please

    Girl please! You talking about an engagement and he’s talking about having fun. He is not serious about you. you need to move on.

  • ariel

    I gotta agree with please on this one. Cute couple or not, he hasn’t put a ring on her finger but talking about having fun instead.

  • atlqueen

    I hope ya’ll know they were already once engaged, broke up as a publicity stunt to promote his new album then got back together. Or they just never broke up rather. I thought we all knew that. This isn’t new…….


    I can’t imagine Nelly as a one-woman-man, but if he is i think thats great because they do make a cute couple :)

  • ummmmmmmmm

    They are already married!

  • thenell

    all i got to say as long as he is HAPPY that is all that matters to me i still got love for him

  • geezzzzzzzzzzz

    WOW, i’m impressed that they’re still together, they look like any normal couple too. oh umm happy bday to him i guess

  • messssy

    get married first and then you’ll say how serious you are with each other


    Happy birthday!

  • http://nelly&ashanti mzanne

    I agree basically with please, I think she needs to ask straight up whatup when are we setting a date.

  • iyanu

    i love prayer is 4 us 2 get married even if am just 14 i still love him don’t care bout him nd ashanti.

  • Lisa

    I was at Lavo that night- he looked really happy and was having a great time partying!

  • lb

    nelly is in love with ashanti, so yall need to stop hating, trust me it is not a publicity stunt, you don’t buy a mercedes for a friend, ha ha she got the good good enough said