R&B Singer Ciara is well-known for her catchy songs and skillful dance moves. In 2004, she instantly gained success after the release of her debut single, “Goodies” from her album of the same name. The single went on to achieve worldwide success and was eventually certified three times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The song’s success resulted in Ciara being dubbed the “First Lady of Crunk&B,” a genre comprised of classic R&B and and up-tempo “crunk” music. Throughout the early 2000s Ciara released a slew of hits and had built a reputation for being an energetic entertainer. In 2006, Ciara decided to try her hand at acting and she appeared in MTV’s made-for-TV movie, All You’ve Got. Ciara has since starred in two other films although neither ever made it to the big screen.
Unfortunately for Ciara, her career eventually began to take a backseat to her personal life when several of her relationships were made public. Over the course of her career, Ciara has been linked to several celebrity men and unfortunately, all of her relationships have ended. So far, Ciara has dated rappers, singers, and ball players and has never been able to find long-lasting success. Maybe she’ll have better luck with an actor, but until then, here is a list of the most famous men that Ciara has been linked to throughout the years.
5. Trey Songz
In 2010, Ciara was linked to Trey Songz when news began to circulate that the two may be romantically involved. During the first show of his Passion, Pleasure, Pain tour, Songz invited Ciara on stage to share a kiss. The two seemed to have chemistry as Songz massaged Ciara’s back. After the show, Ciara tweeted: “Was going to get a nice “mall massage”:) I wasn’t ready for the bed room joint”, lol. However I had much fun! Every1 should go 2 that show”
4. 50 Cent
Ciara dated G-Unit rap star, 50 Cent, from 2007 to 2010. When the couple called off their relationship, Ciara gained a reputation for being somewhat of a stalker and rumors began to spread that she wouldn’t leave 50 Cent alone. A source close to Ciara stated: “Ciara is a beautiful girl, but she just has the worst luck with men. The reason she can’t really keep a man is because she has a nasty habit of stalking them! Most of the men she has dated will confirm that she calls way too much and falls in love too quickly. Even after she and 50 broke up, she still called him numerous times to tell him that she loved him. It annoyed 50 so bad, he had to threaten her with public embarrassment before she stopped making the frequent phone calls.”
All hip-hop music loving millenials will be able to remember the days when Ciara and Bow Wow were an item. During their relationship, the couple put out a song together titled, “Like You,” which made teens and tweens everywhere feel like it was possible to meet someone special. However, Bow Wow and Ciara decided to end their relationship in 2007, after rumors began to circulate that Bow Wow had cheated on Ciara with one of her close friends. Fans everywhere were upset over the loss of the then it couple and suddenly, finding real love seemed out of reach. Shortly after their split, Bow Wow released a heartfelt track titled “Outta My System” which is believed to be about his relationship with Ciara. As Bow Wow raps, ” You been runnin ’round with other chicks – I’m single and they lovin it/I’m likin it, but I just want the one that I was in love with
That’s not the end of it – I’m tryna let you go/I can’t get a grip of it, is what I’m tryna let you know,” he made it very clear that Ciara had left a lasting impact on him.
2. Amar’e Stoudemire
Ciara and NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire dated briefly around 2011. Although the details of their relationship were kept relatively private, many people in the public hoped that Ciara had finally found someone to settle down with. However, in the spring rumors began to circulate that Ciara had caught Stoudemire cheating and ended the relationship. Reardless of what happened, the public was surprised when Stoudemire randomly proposed to the mother of his children in the summer of 2012, stating: “”I have been planning my proposal for a while and overlooking the entire Paris skyline seemed like a perfect place. I am so happy she said yes and now we can continue to build our life together as husband and wife.”
From 2013 to 2014, Ciara was involved with Atlanta-based rapper, Future. In an interview, Ciara stated that she initially had no interest in dating future; however, he proved to be “very calm and sweet, a gentleman.” In the fall of 2013, Ciara and Future announced their engagement and the couple seemed to really be invested in each other. Future even recorded a song, “I Won,” which detailed how lucky he felt to have Ciara in his life. As Future sincerely rapped, “I just want to take you out and show you off/You already know that you the perfect one/Girl when I’m with you, feel like a champion,” it appeared that they might actually be able to defy the odds and stick together. Unfortunately, shortly after the birth of their son, Future, the couple ended their relationship and rumors began to surface that Ciara had become aware of Future’s cheating.
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