Rumors have been persistent for years that the singer and the rapper, 49, have been dating but neither would confirm.
“He’s been my bestie for like 15 or 16 years,” she said. Things went from platonic to romantic in 2016 amid her health woes brought on by lupus. “Every day I had a show, he came.”
In January, radio personality Angie Martinez attempted to get some details about their romantic life together. Braxton didn’t budge, but she did offer a tiny glimpse into what the tattoo-covered rapper is like.
“He’s a gentleman,” Braxton said. “He’s such a gentleman. Opening doors … I promise you.”
She also says Birdman, whose real name is Bryan Williams, is “very traditional.”