Kelis files for divorce

Kelis, who is seven months pregnant with her first child with her husband Nas, has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences

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Kelis files for divorce

Kelis has filed for divorce from husband Nas.

The 'Milkshake' singer - who is currently seven months pregnant with the US rapper's child - cited irreconcilable differences on the petition, which was filed yesterday (30.04.09).

Kelis' representative said: "I can confirm that she has filed for divorce. We request the media to respect her privacy during this very difficult time."

Kelis is believed to be requesting spousal and child support.

The news of the couple's split comes weeks after Nas spoke about how much he was looking forward to the birth of their first child, a son.

He said at the time: "She's great, man. She's doing good. We are deciding between a few baby names. It's kind of hard. I've been thinking about kind of putting something online - 'Choose his name.' You get a couple stacks for that. We take care of you for that. You win something real. But we're thinking now."

Kelis, 29, and Nas, 35, met at an after-party hosted by P. Diddy for the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards.

They got engaged a year later and married in Atlanta in 2005.

Kelis

The fierce soul/hip hop/electro, probably best known for 'Milkshake', promoting her newest album, Food.

Nas

Multi-platinum selling Brooklyn rapper and part time actor takes his debut album Illmatic on tour for its 21st anniversary.

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