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Safaree Says He Allegedly Suffered Emotional & Physical Abuse From Ex, Nicki Minaj
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Safaree made the headlines earlier this week not just for his new music, but for his rather large man package. However, this time new allegations have surfaced about his relationship with rapper Nicki Minaj. The two were together for 12 years and broke up three years ago.
In a recent interview, he opens up about being emotionally and physically abused by the popular rapper. He reveals there were times he was unable to leave his home. The host backed up the reality star/rapper by saying:
“I don’t wanna say you were battered but you were an abused boyfriend… sometimes Safaree couldn’t leave the crib. I swear on everything!”
“Nah, Nah that’s true, but it’s because she was sheltered. She’s in her cocoon and I’m there with her. I didn’t really have a life outside of that.”
He also felt that he was being trained to fit into her new found fame at the time.
“I end up being trained to be that kind of person. Like, in the beginning, its like aight, ‘Lil Wayne wanna holla at you? Imma shut my mouth and let’s see where this is gonna go. I can’t give you what he can give you so I’m gonna support.’ I was just doing that for so long it was programmed in my head.”
After enduring so much, Safaree left the relationship so he can work on himself.
"I was really comfortable, but then the fights and stuff it was getting too crazy. I was like, 'You know what? I don't wanna go to jail. I don't wanna go to the hospital.' I walked away, I'm not confrontational person and I don't like to argue. We're not gonna be doing this all day every day, I'm not gonna have hands put on me and the verbal -- it takes a while to get over that. It took me a while to have my confidence that's why I was going to the gym so hard..... It took me a good 4 and 1/2 years to be like, 'Okay, now I'm me and I'm walking in my own."