Keyshia Cole has endured a rocky relationship with her former husband, Daniel “Boobie” Gibson. Although the singer has hinted at her marital status in songs lifted from her upcoming album, Point of No Return, she has never revealed what went wrong between her and the father of her son. Now, Gibson has confirmed their divorce and accepted the blame in the demise of their marriage.
In the latest issue of Rolling Out, the NBA star reveals that things went sour after they started growing apart over time. “I can’t say that there was one thing that broke us up, but what I can say as a man,when you are in a relationship, and you say those vows, I take full responsibility for everything that didn’t go right,” he said.
Back in February, Cole blasted Gibson via Twitter for being unfaithful with a Houston stripper, however Gibson tells a different story. “I won’t say that I didn’t cheat, but I will say that I cheated my wife out of a friend in a lot of situations where I was supposed to hold her down and I didn’t,” he explained. “I cheated my wife out of a lot of different things.”
So where did the stripper rumor come from? Gibson admits to going to strip clubs and taking a picture with one of the dancers, but he insists it was nothing more.
“I’ve been trying to figure out when I hear people gossiping and talking is, since when do two pictures constitute a relationship? It only happens that way when the media tries to paint a picture that this is what happened to our relationship,” he said. “And what I will say about my wife is that she’s really into the social media world. So when stories like this start floating around, and she feels the need to get involved with it, it makes it seem more true than it really is.”
He also pointed out that when those rumors began to surface, the pair were already separated. “It’s way deeper. What it really boils down to was, I just wasn’t a good friend to her, and I wasn’t a good person for her at the end of the day,” he said.
When asked why he didn’t dispel the cheating speculation sooner, Gibson didn’t feel it was necessary. “I couldn’t care less what somebody has to say about me as a man. The people that know me are the people that matter,” he said. “And those people know what I’m about and what I stand for. So feel free to call me a stripper-chasing coward who let his family down. But those that know me know what I’m really about and that is never going to change.”
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