Kelly’s new single “Dirty Laundry“[which was written by The Dream] caused quite a stir since it release. As Kelly made a “shocking revelation” about an abusive relationship that she’d encounter in her former years, the talking whispers on twitter had begun and many people were curious to know whom Kelly was speaking of.
Now, Kelly has managed to keep her personal life “private” and while she [Kelly] hasn’t “name dropped” the abuser yet, her ex-fiance, NFL player Roy Williams [whom Kelly was engaged to publicly] says “it was not him”
Roy Williams issued his clearance on twitter with the following caption that alluded to a previous boyfriend of Kelly’s
So who is Cuda Lova?Cuda Love was Nelly’s former manager, and Kelly and Cuda reportedly hooked up in 2003 when Kelly collaborated with Nelly on the hit track “Dilemma“. Reportedly, Kelly was speaking of him as she details incidents of the abuse where her “abuser” turned her against everyone she’d love [including Beyonce], and finally in once incident she finally decided to call the police and “pull the plug” on the relationship.
In the track Dirty Laundry Kelly sings:
” Hitting the window like it was me / And still it shattered/He pulled me out and said/ ‘Don’t nobody love you but me / Not your mama / Not your daddy / and especially not Bey. “
Kelly and “The Dream” recently spoke with Billboard to talk about the makings of the record and Kelly says it was an emotional “It was very emotional. It took me days to record,” Rowland tells Billboard.
“I had to get past being so upset and actually sing the song, not sob through it. I always hope that my music can inspire someone, the same way other artists inspire me. Dream said, ‘I want to write you a record so that people will know exactly who you are, underneath it all. “
Singer/Producer, The Dream added:
“What unfolds on TV or on the Internet, it’s never really that. You think it is but it’s just not,” he says. “When you have a stage like Kelly has, you should talk about that part of your life. I think Kelly’s way deeper than that.”
Kelly also noted that a “Dirty Laundry” video is underway:
“It’s me, a light, and a mic. Stripped and honest,” says Kelly.
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Only those involved can confirm or deny these allegations. I just hope that conversation doesn’t drive attention away from the real message here – ABUSE and its DEADLY side effects, and why its important for women to speak up and share those stories to prevent ABUSE [ of all kinds for good]
According to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, women experience about 4.8 million intimate partner-related physical assaults and rapes every year.4 Less than 20 percent of battered women sought medical treatment following an injury.5