The "Foolish" singer opened up about their very private breakup during on Friday, Mar. PHOTOS: Celeb couples -- then and now "You aren't together anymore and you said it basically came down to trust," Vieira, 61, said."Why do you think it's hard to trust somebody?The move seems like a calculated one to some, especially given the history between Nelly and Loose Cannon.The two men got into a social media beef last year after Cannon posted a bikini-clad Ashanti as his Woman Crush Wednesday on Instagram. It's not clear whether or not Ashanti's appearance at Loose Cannon's event was a harmless gig or something deeper, but it will likely ruffle Nelly's feathers.
Although the “Concrete Rose” singer didn’t share many details about their breakup on Friday’s episode of “The Meredith Vieira Show,” she admitted the relationship ended over trust issues." Ashanti kept her answer brief, but didn't hold back."I think sometimes when people have their own insecurities it allows them to act out of character.2004 - 2009Ashanti and Nelly were linked between 20, but the nature of their relationship is still a little unclear.They've admitted to being "good friends" and were believed to be romantic for years, but in 2010 they both pointed out that they'd never admitted to the relationship -- and they claimed that it was all just gossip.“I think sometimes when people have their own insecurities, it allows them to act out of character. “Again, you just have to grow, you have to grow up and accept responsibilities for the things that you do.” “I think it’s really important to know yourself and understand what you want and get it. Since parting ways, the “Hot in Herre” rapper, 40, has begun dating Shantel Jackson (who previously dated Floyd Mayweather), with whom he stars on the BET reality show “Nellyville.” Ashanti, who is among a host of stars facing stalker problems in recent years, says she’s been dealing with a crazed fan, Devar Hurd, for more than 10 years.I’ve been betrayed,” added the 34-year-old former Murder Inc. Most recently a judge declared a mistrial in the ongoing case.Another day, another public exchange between rappers. Nelly was recently involved in an Instagram squabble with his former associate, St. In a post of his own, the rapper/ star posted a Apple Bottoms ad for Throwback Thursday, which features the mother of S. Could Ashanti be sending a message to ex-boyfriend Nelly? M., leaving many to speculate if the two are an item. Louis-based promoter and musician, posted a picture of him and Ashanti backstage at one of his recent shows.The singer was spotted getting quite comfortable with her ex rapper boo's former associate turned rival, Loose Cannon S. Suspicions only grew after the two walked onto the stage holding hands.I've been betrayed," the 34-year-old said, although she failed to elaborate with specifics.Ashanti and the "Country Grammar" entertainer, 40, quietly dated for nearly a decade, yet neither have ever confirmed when they exactly parted ways.“It’s not fun, it’s a little kooky,” said Ashanti of the crazed fan who has previously been jailed twice for stalking her.