Keyshia Cole ‘happy’ her divorce with Daniel Gibson is finalized: A look at her flings and relationship timeline
R&B singer Keyshia Cole and former NBA superstar Daniel Gibson have reached a divorce settlement. The couple, who started dating back in 2009, filed for divorce in April 2017.
The 'Let It Go' hitmaker took to Instagram to announce her divorce and wrote, "I’m so damn happy my divorce is FINALLY, FINAL!!! This is not a SHADE POST PROMISE! Just a genuinely happy post, that that weight is lifted from over both our heads #PARTY IN #MALIBU."
According to a report by The Blast, which accessed the couple's divorce filing, Cole has agreed to not receive any child or spousal support in the divorce settlement. The filing also states that both Cole and Gibson have agreed to share joint custody of their 10-year-old son Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr. The two have also mutually agreed to not say anything negative about each other or their family members. The divorce filing also makes it clear that, in the future, no court will have jurisdiction to order spousal support for either party at any time.
An unusually harmonious and understanding divorce settlement, Cole and Gibson also agreed to support their son no matter who he lives with by equally sharing all costs of raising their son. The filing further states that Cole and Gibson will be splitting things like birthday parties and all expenses incurred while raising the child. The couple also put in a clause in case they ever get back together!
Cole, whose last album was '11:11 Reset', has been in a public relationship with rapper Niko Khale since 2017. The couple even has a one-year-old son, Tobias Khale, born on 1 August 2019. She also previously dated rapper Bow Wow in 2016, who accused her of egging his friends' car after the break-up, which Cole vehemently denied. Twitter users had a lot of say about her relationship with Bow Wow, with one user exclaiming, "Keyshia Cole dated Bow Wow? Yess lol okay DAMN."
Keyshia Cole dated Bow Wow? Yess lol okay DAMN— TonitheTenderoni (@TotallyTonia) August 8, 2016
Cole has also briefly dated rapper and Cash Money Records founder Birdman back in 2016. In December 2017, Cole was ordered to pay $100,635 to Sabrina Mercadel, another love interest of Birdman at the time, for the assault carried out in September 2014. Mercadel, who later pressed charges against Cole, was revealed to have been a longtime employee of Cash Money Records. Mercadel eventually sued Cole for up to $4 million saying that the R&B superstar punched and scratched her in a violent fit. Mercadel also revealed that she and Birdman were only friends. Cole was later arrested for misdemeanor battery and a restraining order against her from Mercadel was granted by a judge following the incident.
Cole's other high profile relationships have been with rappers Jeezy and the Game, and with professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.