Ashanti pursued by footballer DeSean Jackson

$bean.subheadline

a a a a
Share this story

R&B star ASHANTI has been fending off romantic advances from footballer DeSEAN JACKSON.

The Baby hitmaker split from rapper Nelly earlier this year (13) after dating on and off for some time, but she insists she is not ready for a new romance.

She was quizzed about her love life during an appearance on news show Access Hollywood on Wednesday (18Dec13), when she declared she was "definitely single" and "not dating right now", but that doesn't mean she isn't being pursued by potential suitors, including the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver.

She said, "The last famous dude that texted me (romantically)... LaShawn Jackson."

However, she went on to play down the text exchange and claimed the messages have not turned into anything more, stating, "It's not even like that."

Copyright 2013 World Entertainment News Network. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Print this article

Comments

Hmm... It looks like you’re not a WCPO Insider. or Subscribe now to contribute!

More Celebrity News
George Jones' wife plans celebration on...
George Jones' wife plans celebration on...

GEORGE JONES' wife Nancy is planning to commemorate the anniversary of the country music icon's death with a public celebration in…

Drew Barrymore hosts star-studded baby shower
Drew Barrymore hosts star-studded baby shower

Pregnant actress DREW BARRYMORE was joined by pals including CAMERON DIAZ, GWYNETH PALTROW and REESE WITHERSPOON on Saturday (12Apr14) to…

Robert De Niro and Michael Buble honored at...
Robert De Niro and Michael Buble honored at...

Acting icon ROBERT DE NIRO and crooner MICHAEL BUBLE were honored for their philanthropic efforts at Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight…

Alexa Ray Joel faints while performing on stage
Alexa Ray Joel faints while performing on stage

BILLY JOEL's daughter ALEXA RAY JOEL has been admitted to New York Presbyterian Hospital after collapsing on stage this weekend (12-13Apr14).

Aaron Carter missed brother Nick's wedding...
Aaron Carter missed brother Nick's wedding...

Pop star AARON CARTER was forced to miss his big brother Nick's wedding this weekend (12-13Apr14) after experiencing a flight delay.

Drake pays surprise visit to terminally ill fan
Drake pays surprise visit to terminally ill fan

Rapper DRAKE helped to make a terminally ill fan's dreams come true by visiting her home in Texas over the weekend (12Apr14).

Sick Sky Ferreira scraps gig
Sick Sky Ferreira scraps gig

SKY FERREIRA called off a charity show on Sunday (13Apr14) after she fell sick with a nasty bout of influenza.

Ice Cube clarifies Paul Walker comments
Ice Cube clarifies Paul Walker comments

Rapper-turned-actor ICE CUBE has clarified comments he made insisting he should have won a prize at the MTV Movie Awards over late actor PAUL…

Ariana Grande recovering from dental surgery
Ariana Grande recovering from dental surgery

Pop star ARIANA GRANDE is recovering after undergoing a painful procedure to remove her wisdom teeth on Monday (14Apr14).

David Beckham's MLS dream threatened by campaign
David Beckham's MLS dream threatened by campaign

A syndicate of businessmen is launching a campaign against DAVID BECKHAM's attempts to start a soccer club, insisting the project is a…