Ok. Michelle not too long ago sat down with Jason Lee on the present, Hollywood Unlocked, and spoke about her former relationship with actor Idris Elba, and gave a response to his engagement to mannequin Sabrina Dhowre.
The Soul Practice Music Award winner spoke about assembly Elba on the 2013 ceremony, the place she received for Finest New Artist. The singer mentioned after doing press, she was approached by the Brit. “I used to be strolling off the stage, and I hear this accent say, ‘Ok. Michelle, you’re stunning.’”
Regardless of his efforts, the Memphis native instructed Lee she initially rejected Elba, “I instructed him to his face, ‘Your denims too tight and your accent humorous.’” In accordance to her, the Luther star believed she was courting rapper Wale on the time as a result of she confirmed up to an afterparty with him.
“I didn’t give [Elba] my quantity, my bodyguard did. He texted me and mentioned ‘I’m going to this celebration,’ and I mentioned ‘I’m going too.’ So I went to this celebration with Wale, however me and Wale are like brother and sister. [Idris] despatched me a textual content that learn ‘ouch however not out,’” Ok. Michelle recalled.
From there the 2 met up in Los Angeles and “the remaining grew to become historical past” as that they had a non-public 8-month relationship in 2014.
After Lee shared a narrative about Elba allegedly courting a number of girls, Ok. Michelle revealed that the actor instructed her, “He would by no means be dedicated to one lady.”
When the “Possibly I Ought to Name” singer came upon about his engagement, she mentioned she understood that “[Dhowre] had one thing that [she] didn’t have” and that Ebla wasn’t supposed to be the person she finally ends up with.