When Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz introduced their love to the world, not everyone was happy. One of the people who was not a fan of their relationship was Beats’ ex-wife, Mashonda. Mashonda claimed that Keyes and the music producer’s extramarital affair was the reason for their split. But they’ve all reconciled since then, and in a new interview, The Beats explains how they managed to make it happen.
Mashonda accuses Alicia Keys of ruining her family
According to Mashonda, Beats’ relationship with her and Keys overlapped. In 2009, Mashonda published an open letter to Keys, asking her to “contribute to the end of my marriage” and that Keys “assisted destroying a family.” letter was published by vibe magazine.
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Mashonda’s open letter comes after Keys tweeted about being in love. “If you’re reading this Alicia, let me start by saying, you know what you did,” Mashonda wrote via Twitter. “You know the role you played and you know how you contributed to the end of my marriage. You know I asked you to step back and let me handle my family issues. helped make… As a woman, I expected more from you. I never intended to reach out to you this way, but after reading your tweets and being constantly ignored tonight, you I was left with no choice.”
Keys & Beats did not respond publicly to Mashonda. Mashonda also claimed that she was blinded by Swizz’s divorce filing and her relationship with Keys.
The trio are now friends and have even written a book together.
Despite a bang, the three former enemies are now successfully co-parenting their blended family. Mashonda and Beets have a son together. Keys and Beats have two sons together.
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Mashonda says it became important for her to reach a level of camaraderie with Beats for the sake of her younger son. He said people magazine In 2018: “It took us two years of blending to make it, but when we did it was like turning on the light. We realized the impact we had on our kids by reducing the conflict we had with each other Can do less. Never felt a major setback. There were times when we didn’t completely agree, but we were all comfortable letting it go.”
Now, Mashonda says that her and Keys’ relationship is a “sistership.” his book Mixing: The Secret to Co-parenting and Creating a Balanced Family, details how Mashonda recovered from the divorce and made peace with Keys and Beats.
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Beats admits that being at the center of tabloid gossip wasn’t easy. However, he says he decided to take the high road.
“The summer was definitely hot because a lot of people like to turn to negativity to make people feel like they can get away with their pain and what they feel is your pain, it’s always going to be one hell of a celebration. is,” he says in a recent TV One sensor special.
More than anything, Beats’ major focus has always been on the kids involved. “We did a book on co-parenting, where was that party? But everyone wants to throw a party when they think they [Tifere and Keys] Wanting to kill each other and all is negative and that includes our kids and we have to take the time and go back to that word and understand that everyone has a right to react. Everyone has a right to their own feelings and everyone has a right to know how to move forward as adults and parents. “
Beats credits Mashonda and Keys for being the leaders of their blended family. The three spend a lot of time together.