Are Nelly and Ashanti Back Together? Singer addresses rumours at 2023 VMAs

13 September 2023, 12:56

Ashanti struts her way to the UK to promote new song with Aitch

The pair have been continuing to fuel rumours that they are back in a relationship, ten years after their split.

Singers Nelly and Ashanti continue to fuel rumours that the pair have reconciled 10 years after their split after posting a series of cosy snaps on social media.

Speculation has been rife since December 2022 that the pair are back on, and they seem to be growing from strength to strength!

So, Are Nelly and Ashanti back together? Did they attend the 2023 VMAs together? Here's everything you need to know.

Nelly and Ashanti 'confirm' dating rumours after holding hands at boxing match

Nelly and Ashanti dated from 2003 to 2012.
Nelly and Ashanti on and off throughout the early 2000's. Picture: Getty
  1. Are Nelly and Ashanti Back Together?

    It appears that R&B singers Nelly and Ashanti are indeed in a relationship, after Ashanti confirmed the rumours at the 2023 VMAs.

    She wore a bag with an adorable throwback picture of the pair printed onto the clutch.

    Her confirmation came after Nelly spoke about their relationship earlier in the day to Philo TV’s Boss Moves With Rasheeda.

    The clutch bag Ashanti wore to the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards.
    The clutch bag Ashanti wore to the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards. Picture: Getty

    “Yeah. We cool again,” Nelly said. “We cool again. I think it surprised both of us, though. It wasn’t anything that was, like, I don’t think planned.

    I think we both was pretty much doing what we do. But sometimes being separate, you understand one another more.”

    Ashanti at the VMAs.
    Ashanti at the VMAs. Picture: Getty

    The former flames dated from 2003 and called it quits in 2013 or 2014, but now appear to back on.

    Ashanti and Nelly were spotted holding hands in April 2023 after a boxing match in Las Vegas.

    A month later, the pair partied together in a New York City nightclub, with a source telling Page Six at the time that "They were keeping it very cute and not heavy into the PDA.

    The pair looked cosy on Instagram stories.
    The pair looked cosy on Instagram stories. Picture: Instagram

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