From Usher To Matthew Lawrence – Hollywood Life

From Usher To Matthew Lawrence – Hollywood Life


Rozanda 'Chilli' Thomas

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  • Rozanda ‘Chilli’ Thomas is 1/3 of 90s lady group sensation ‘TLC’.
  • She’s additionally a actuality TV star.
  • Chilli has had a number of high-profile relationships with well-known males, together with Usher.
  • She’s at present courting Matthew Lawrence.

Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas is a power to be reckoned with. As 1/3 of the 90s sensation TLC, alongside Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, she rose to fame with hits like “Waterfalls,” “No Scrubs,” and “Creep.” On the peak of their fame, the gifted trio garnered an American Music Award, a number of Grammys, and a slew of MTV Video Music Awards. Their extensively publicized chapter, and Lisa’s tragic loss of life in a automobile crash on April 25, 2002, introduced challenges and grief for Chilli, however she went on to launch a few solo singles and even appeared within the music video for Tyrese‘s hit “Nothing On You.”

She additionally starred in two seasons of a VH1 actuality sequence based mostly on her life referred to as What Chilli Desires. Behind the scenes — and typically even in full public view — she additionally had a sequence of high-profile relationships with well-known males. The truth is, she’s at present courting actor Matthew Lawrence.  Learn on to search out out about all of Rozanda ‘Chilli’ Thomas’ most critical romantic relationships.

Dallas Austin

Based on The US Solar, Chilli dated TLC producer Dallas Austin all through many of the Nineties — and he produced a few of the group’s most memorable hits. Throughout an episode of her actuality sequence, she opened up about an abortion she had whereas with Dallas. She additionally admitted to deeply regretting the choice, and getting pregnant once more with Dallas. They ended up  having a son collectively.

“I used to be 20 and my profession hadn’t actually began, [and I got pregnant],” she mentioned throughout the present, per Buzzfeed. “How do I do all that? How do I be a mommy? [The abortion] messed me up — it broke my spirit. I felt like I grew to become not my sturdy self anymore. I felt like I gave in and broke [down] to what another person needed. I cried nearly on daily basis for 9 years. After which I used to be caught up — I needed to have a child. I needed to repair it, and the one approach I may repair it was with him [Dallas]. I may solely have this child with him as a result of the child I didn’t have was with him. As time went on, I used to be in a position to break free from the connection as a result of I knew that he was at all times being true to himself — I used to be not. I used to be compromising who I used to be as an individual to please this particular person, and I feel so many ladies do this.”

The duo welcomed their son Tron Austin on June 2, 1997. Not lengthy afterwards, they went their separate methods.


Usher and Chilli

R&B star Usher was Chilli’s subsequent critical relationship. Each have been members of the LaFace Report Group, and the romance was pure. They started courting in 2001, and within the subsequent two years, she appeared in a number of of his iconic music movies, together with U Don’t Must Name, U Remind Me, and U Received It Dangerous.

They break up in 2003, however she’s spoken out a number of occasions about how arduous it was to get him out of her system, even admitted they have been nonetheless involved when he obtained married to now ex-wife Tameka Foster. “I really like arduous,” she informed PEOPLE in June of 2023. “I used to be like, ‘God, why can’t I recover from this? He couldn’t both.”

After it was over, she admitted, “I even stopped courting. As a result of earlier than that I believed if I met the correct man throughout that point that I wasn’t over [Usher] it wouldn’t work. I’d by no means wish to straddle the fence.” She additionally revealed that they’d “working chemistry.” “We undoubtedly had some chemistry,” she defined. “However working chemistry doesn’t imply it really works in your private life. If we have been working, it was nice. However exterior of that, we’re so totally different.”

In a 2013 interview, she recalled their breakup as properly. “We broke up as a result of I suppose it was that point or no matter…he was that actual love for me,” she confessed to Us Weekly on the time. “In any relationship, even when it got here to my relationship with Usher, when it was time to make a transfer, I had to do this. I don’t care how a lot my coronary heart was hurting, typically you’re simply imagined to be with folks for a motive and it’s not at all times a lifetime. Even in order for you it to be, it simply doesn’t work out that approach.”

Nick Cannon

Unconfirmed experiences emerged in July of 2016 that Chilli was “hanging out romantically” with serial dad Nick Cannon. “Nick and Chilli [have] been hanging out on the low, ” an insider reportedly informed E! Information. “[They’ve] been mates for a while and only in the near past this summer time they’ve been hanging out romantically.” The supply additionally mentioned that “Chilli is a really mature lady that’s been across the music business for a while and will get it,” and added the tidbit that “Nick has at all times had a crush on her rising up. He thinks she is gorgeous.”

“They don’t seem to be an unique couple right now simply casually hanging out and seeing the place issues go,” the supply mentioned. Neither Chilli nor Nick have ever addressed the courting rumors.

Matthew Lawrence

Matthew Lawrence

Someday in November of 2022, the TLC singer started courting Dancing with the Stars professional Cheryl Burke’s ex-husband, Matthew Lawrence. By January of 2023, Chilli’s rep had confirmed to TMZ that the couple are in an “unique relationship.” They made the connection Instagram official by dancing of their pajamas by way of social media simply earlier than the brand new yr. However months earlier than that, they have been additionally noticed vacationing collectively in Hawaii in August of 2022.

In Might of 2023, she gushed about the truth that she hadn’t had a single struggle with the Boy Meets World actor throughout their relationship. “I by no means thought the title ‘Matthew’ would make me blush a lot,” the singer informed PEOPLE. “I at all times thought he was cute.” She  then added, “To at the present time we’ve not had one argument. I’m like ‘Matthew, it’s gonna occur in the future, trigger we’re going to be collectively perpetually.’”

Matthew appears to really feel the identical approach. “My life is in full bloom proper now,” the TV star informed ET  again in March. “I get to spend time with an incredible lady like Chilli. I’ve by no means gotten to have the ability to expertise that form of relationship earlier than. She’s actually, actually particular.”

Although Cheryl appeared stunned by Chilli and Matthew’s relationship, it didn’t emerge till almost a yr after they introduced their break up in February of 2022. In the meantime, the TLC star has assist from one other of a very powerful males in her life — her son, Tron. “I similar to seeing her joyful, you recognize?” he informed Individuals throughout an April 2023 interview. “I want all of them the most effective and I feel he’s a terrific man.”


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