AUGUST Alsina has revealed he’s in a new relationship – two years on from his Jada Pinkett Smith love affair.
The US rapper was involved in a years long affairs with Will Smith‘s wife.
GettyLONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 23: August Alsina performs live on stage at Indigo at The O2 Arena on January 23, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Joseph Okpako/WireImage)[/caption]
What has August Alsina said?
He discussed his new relationship on VH1’s The Surreal Life and sat next to a man believed to be his male partner.
They share a hug and Alsina tells him “I love you”.
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Alsina later says: “And then what do you know? Love showed up, but in a new way.
“I want to share that and really honor the person that I love and that loves me back and teaching my so much about love and healing.
“I want to do that in front of the world because it defies all the constructs that one would say love is supposed to be or love should look like.”
Who has August Alsina dated?
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Alsina has dated a number of big names over the years.
Previous relations include Jada Pinkett Smith (2017 – 2019), Miracle Watts (2015 – 2016), Kayla Phillips (2014), Mandy Williams (2013 – 2015) and Analicia Chaves, according to whodateswho.com.
In his latest appearance, he did not not clarify his sexuality or divulge whether the relationship was a romantic one.
What is August Alsina known for?
The songwriter made the headlines following claims he had an affair with Jada Pinkett Smith.
The 30-year-old singer-songwriter is most known for his hit, I Luv This S***, with Trinidad James, and No Love, featuring Nicki Minaj.
He began singing and uploading covers to YouTube at the age of 14.
August became known to the Smith family after being introduced by Jaden Smith and since has had a close relationship with them.
But on July 10, 2020, the couple addressed the rumors during an episode of Jada’s Red Table talk show on Facebook.
Although her husband had not explicitly given his blessing to her relationship, she confirmed that she had started seeing Alsina while the couple was separated.
Will said: “We specifically never said anything.
“Coming to the table was like we just felt like it got to the point where you gotta say something.”
August said Will “gave me his blessing” and talked about how he fully gave himself to Jada, saying he can die happy now having had that experience.
He said: “I devoted myself to it, I gave my full self to it — so much so to the point that I can die right now and be okay with knowing that I truly gave myself to somebody.”
But addressing August’s comments, Pinkett-Smith said: “The only person that can give permission in that particular circumstance is myself.
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“I could actually see how he would perceive it as permission because we were separated amicably and I think he also wanted to make it clear that he’s also not a homewrecker. Which he’s not.”
Pinkett Smith said her relationship with Alsina ended, the Smiths reconciled, and she said she has not spoken to the singer in years.