K. Michelle has found a new man and it’s none other than Super Bowl champion, Von Miller of the Denver Broncos. The new couple have been reportedly dating “for awhile,” according to Bossip.
Michelle, 32 recently dropped her third studio album, More Issues Than Vogue and Miller, 27, is currently competing for the Mirror Ball on Dancing with the Stars. They plan to go public with their relationship soon.
Here’s everything you need to know.
1. Michelle and Miller Have Been Dating ‘For Awhile’
The relationship between Michelle and Miller isn’t entirely new. The couple has been dating “for awhile,” a source tells Bossip. They plan to take their relationship public soon.
Although the NFL player is about five years younger than his girlfriend, he’s described as mature for his age. One source told Bossip that Miller is a “cool” guy.
2. They Both Hail From the South
Born Kimberly Michelle Pate, the singer attended Overton High School in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from Florida A&M University. Miller attended high school in DeSota, Texas. He then went on to play college football at Texas A&M University.
“They’re both from the South and like to have a lot of fun, he’s very chill and is all about having a good time and he puts her at ease,” a source told Bossip.
3. Michelle’s Baby Daddy Married Her Sorority Sister
K.Michelle: My Life
Michelle has an 11-year-old son, Chase Bowman. His father, Brian Bowman, is her former college sweetheart, who ended up marrying her sorority sister. The parents didn’t speak for five years, but reunited on her VH1 show, “K. Michelle: My Life,” in 2014.
She gave birth to Chase while she was attending college and still managed to get her degree in psychology in four years. To give her son a more stable life, he leaves with her parents during the school year because she has to travel a lot for work and she didn’t want to hire a nanny, Michelle told Madame Noire.
4. Miller Recently Broke Up With Long-Term Girlfriend
As recently as February, when Miller and the Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50, he was dating girlfriend Rona Gonzalez. The former couple first hooked up in 2011 when he tweeted at Gonzalez and asked her to be his girlfriend.
“@RonaVGonzales is so beautiful..” Miller tweeted, according to NESN. “Whewww #whatiwantforchristmas”.
Soon after, he got his wish. “Everyone be nice to my beautiful new girlfriend @RonaVGonzales!!! Or else you will get sacked!! #truth,” he tweeted.
5. Michelle Had An Abortion When Her Boyfriend Lied to Her About His Multiple Baby Mamas
Michelle had an abortion after learning her boyfriend Bobby Maze had more children than she originally thought. She didn’t want Maze to abandon their child like he had done to his other baby mamas.
“Bobby tells me he has only one child…I later find out there’s four f**king babies. Four baby mamas,” Michelle said during the season two premiere of K. Michelle: My Life. “What man can deny their own kids? If you can do that to your own children what the f**k will you do to me?”
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