Lewis Hamilton & Nicole Scherzinger Embodied the “Goof Around” Policy- but This Elite Occasion Turned Things Around: “We Went as a Couple”

Published 09/25/2022, 4:06 AM EDT
Motorsports: FIA Formula One World Championship 2014, Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi, #44 Lewis Hamilton (GBR, Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team), Nicole Scherzinger (Photo by Hoch Zwei/Corbis via Getty Images)

It’s all fun and games until the drivers put their helmets on. To make it as a Formula 1 driver, one needs to be dedicated and sincere towards the task. However, that does not mean the drivers don’t like to have fun and a young Lewis Hamilton is proof of that.

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The Briton, following his strict and humble upbringing, experienced fame and luxury for the first time. A year after bursting into the scene, Hamilton met his girlfriend for the next few years to come, Nicole Scherzinger. In the words of the former Pussycat Dolls singer, Lewis Hamilton “brightened” her life. Not just that, but the singer admitted something in an interview with a magazine.

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“We go out, goof around and enjoy life. Why not? We’re both young and having fun,” she said and pointed out that back in 2008, the relationship was headed towards something more substantial.

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“One of the highlights for both of us this year was attending the Nelson Mandela 90th birthday dinner in London. I mean it says something that we went as a couple,” she added.

Scherzinger was spot on with her assumption as the couple dated until 2015. However, the public and hectic nature of their respective professions did not help the couple. Both broke up on multiple occasions during the relationship.

However, during this time span, rumors of their engagement emerged.

Were Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger ever engaged?

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During the 2008 interview, the 30-year-old singer admitted she believed in the concept of holy matrimony with each passing year. She said, “I believe in it more with each year – every girl does. We all strive to find a soulmate. Have I found mine yet? Keep watching!”

LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 01: (L to R) Jeremy Irvine, Ellie Goulding, Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger attend the British Fashion Awards at the London Coliseum on December 1, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images)

Despite Scherzinger’s desire, the singer apparently rejected Hamilton’s proposal for marriage, thrice! This news emerged back in 2014. However, when the engagement rumors emerged, the Mercedes man quickly and bluntly shut them down with a simple, “No, I’m not” tweet.

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Mahim Suhalka

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Mahim Suhalka is an F1 Author at EssentiallySports. This Sports Management post-graduate is an ardent supporter of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team and their lead driver, Lewis Hamilton. The fact that Lewis dominated one of the most expensive sports in the world for all these years, despite his humble beginnings, has been a huge inspiration for Mahim and has made him a tenured fan of the competitive sport itself.

Edited By: Reubyn Coutinho

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