"Everyone professionally [was on board]," she said. My mother only knows Meek from what she sees in public, in the media.
She met him now, but she just wants to make sure he's a nice guy. Another thing people don't realize is I've only had three boyfriends in my whole life. I don't have a whole lot of experience in that department, so my mother and my family were very like, What?
But they also hang out with non-famous friends -- and, just like some high schoolers, play truth or dare.
"I like just going out with my best girlfriends and his guy friends, and we do that all the time," Nicki said.
We're growing as a couple and as people and as human beings but we still have our careers, and I think probably the only thing that makes it un-normal is that we're both successful artists, and that's probably not normal. Like, if I were to speak to a hundred girls right now about what they go through with their boyfriend, we'd probably have stuff in common." And, just like other "normal" couples, they go out on double dates.
This is a big step, because they've only known one thing for over a decade.
Even my pastor, who's like a second mother, was scared. Those women were scared for me because when I love someone I really let them in, and I really let me guard down, and I think it's only natural for a mother to just you know, she just wanted to make sure I wasn't rushing into anything." But now they're together, happily, and it sounds like mom is on board, and Nicki can't get enough of kissing Meek. "That's my favorite thing about Meek is to kiss him, which is weird.