Kelis Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

26th September 2014

Quote: "Funnily enough I don't actually drink milkshakes." R&B star Kelis is not a fan of the ice cream treats despite naming her catchy 2003 hit after them.

30th April 2014

Quote: "I call it my Lamborghini. It's eight-feet long, it's canary yellow, it has 11 burners. It's a beast." Food-loving R&B star Kelis is proud of the huge oven in her home.

18th February 2014

Fact: Milkshake hitmaker Kelis has landed her own food show on U.S. cable network The Cooking Channel. Saucy and Sweet will debut on 26 February (14), two months before her new album, entitled Food, is released.

21st November 2013

Fact: Singer Kelis launched a new sauce line, called Feast, at the Beverly Hills Food and Wine Festival last weekend (15-17Nov13). The Bossy hitmaker graduated from Le Cordon Bleu culinary school and became a certified saucier in 2010.

15th August 2013

Fact: R. Kelly is following up his surprise appearance with Phoenix at California's Coachella festival earlier this year (13) by recording a remix to the French rockers' song Trying To Be Cool, which originally featured vocals by singer Kelis. Phoenix joined forces with the veteran R&B star onstage at Coachella to perform a mash-up of their track 1901 with his Ignition (Remix), and a mix of Chloroform with his I'm a Flirt.

1st July 2012

Fact: R&B star Kelis has become the latest celebrity hit by tax troubles - reports suggest she owes over $300,000 (£187, 500). According to a tax lien filed in New York City and obtained by, the Milkshake singer owes the government in unpaid taxes for 2004 and 2010.

7th September 2011

Quote: "Katy Perry is c**p. It's just poor pop. Her name might be on her stuff but that doesn't mean it's any good." R&B singer Kelis is not a fan of the California Gurls hitmaker.

2nd August 2010

Tweet: "So I saw the movie SALT and I have one word for you. BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! I get duped like the rest of the world into thinking a movie with her in it may matter. Some how being completely brain washed each and every time. And forgetting how terrible the last one she did was. There's no need to be specific cause they all suck! Unbelievable! Booooo." Kelis is not impressed with Angelina Jolie's latest film offering.

7th July 2010

Quote: "No one is sweating, no one is dancing. People don't ever dance anymore." Singer Kelis wants to make people get back on their feet and dance to her new album FLESH TONE.

4th July 2010

Quote: "I wear what I want, when I want and I'm not dictated to. My opinion on wearing fur won't ever change, so they need to get used to it." Kelis is adamant she will never heed pleas from animal rights groups to stop wearing animal pelts.

3rd July 2010

Quote: "I'm proud of it! Without tooting my own horn, that record changed music. After it came out, so many things came out in that genre or had that sound. I claim it thoroughly. A ton of female performers came out with records and that was their foundation. It's a great thing." Kelis insists she will never tire of her mega hit MILKSHAKE.

3rd July 2010

Quote: "He is hilarious! He claps, he snaps and he waves. He is a shrunken little person and has a lot of personality." R&B star Kelis treasures every moment with her son Knight, her baby boy with ex-husband Nas. The tot celebrates his first birthday on 22 July (10).

9th June 2010

Fact: GLEE star Jonathan Groff, the Scissor Sisters, ANDREW W.K. and Kelis have landed on gay magazine Out's summer 2010 Hot List.

16th December 2009

Quote: "I don’t give a s**t what people say about my divorce. At the end of the day it’s my life.” Kelis remains defiant over her recent split from husband Nas.

9th July 2009

Quote: "They say when ur (sic) pregnant if you have heartburn it's 'cause the baby has hair. I think he must have an afro 'cause this is ridiculous!" Rapper Nas' pregnant estranged wife Kelis is in pain as she approaches her due date later this month (Jul09).

19th October 2006

Fact: MILKSHAKE singer Kelis and her husband, rapper Nas, have spent $36,000 (GBP20,000) on his-and-hers removable gold tooth caps. His upper grill reads 'Nasty' while hers reads 'Tasty'.

10th September 2006

Quote: "Politicians are disgusting but they weren't born that way - they're made that way because the business they're in is ugly and evil." Kelis has a low opinion of politicians.

23rd August 2006

Quote: "Everyone's always trying to take cheap shots. But I'm not afraid. I'm not going to cower away because someone is bigger. I'm going to be like a BB gun that may not kill you but will really irritate you." Kelis issues a warning to her competitors.

27th May 2006

Fact: Pop star Kelis has designed a pair of high-waisted jeans for fashion line Miss Sixty.

3rd May 2006

Quote: "I love to cook and my husband loves to eat. We make a great team." R+B star Kelis, who is planning to reveal all about the dishes she serves up to husband Nas in a new cookbook.

27th March 2006

Fact: R+B stunner Kelis is set to shock fans by cutting off her famous afro hairstyle at the beginning of her new BOSSY video. The MILKSHAKE singer now sports a business-like bob.

21st March 2006

Quote: "My husband always tells me I'm a feminist. That word usually has a negative connotation to it. When people think of what a strong woman is, it's like some crazy, hardened man-hater...." Kelis insists she's a true feminist.

24th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I love knitting. I have a friend who knits fabulous sweaters. After I saw her doing it, I got into it. Now I'm hooked." R+B star Kelis talks about her new hobby. </p>

2nd January 2006

Fact: <p>Rapper Nas will feature on his wife Kelis' forthcoming album THE PUPPETEER, which is due for release early this year (06). The star also appeared on Kelis' 2005 hit IN PUBLIC. </p>