‘Keep That S**t F**king Pure’- Naomi Osaka’s Rapper Boyfriend Gets Real on the Adversities of Dating a World-Class Athlete

Published 12/27/2022, 7:20 AM EST

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It has been quite some time now that Naomi Osaka is dating rapper Cordae. The couple successfully kept it a secret for a long time. However, after taking their time, the couple started hanging out together publically and everything was there in the open.

Over time, they faced a few challenges as well. Like there were rumors of their separation. However, the two have gone from strength to strength. Recently, in a podcast, Cordae spoke about the challenges of being in a relationship while being a popular icon.


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Here’s what he said.

Cordae explains the difficulty of being in a relationship for celebrities

Cordae and Naomi Osaka are pretty popular in their own respective fields. While the couple hide it initially, they came out loud later on.

Recently, Cordae appeared in the million Dollaz Worth Of Game podcast. Here, he spoke in detail about the challenges he had to face as a celebrity while in a relationship with Naomi Osaka. Here’s what he said.

“Trying my best to keep that s**t f****g pure and off the internet. You know what I am saying, so just doing that honestly. That’s the hardest part. Trying to move private.”

Cordae further added, “People catch you. Sometimes yeah, for sure they’ll. You go out there, they’ll be outside.”

When asked about how he managed to keep his professional life separate from his personal life, Cordae replied, “It just depends on the person you are with. You just gotta separate the two. If that makes sense. Like, this is work, and this is relationship.”


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While it must have been challenging, the couple definitely did a great job keeping it private and cozy. They, in fact, handled the outside noise pretty well, too.


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Naomi Osaka and Cordae quashed breakup rumors in style

Earlier this year, Twitter was abuzz with the rumor of Naomi Osaka and Cordae breaking up. While there was no confirmation from their end, people took it pretty seriously. However, as they have always maintained their privacy, the couple did not come out with a statement.

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Instead, they did something classier to shut the noise once and for all. The four-time Grand Slam champion uploaded a picture on her Twitter account with Cordae. In the picture, we can see them peeping inside the mobile screen. Targeting the online rumors, Osaka wrote in the caption, “us looking at Twitter yesterday.”

With this, there was no more need to justify or clarify anything for Osaka and Cordae.



Gaurav Verma

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Gaurav Verma is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has post graduate diploma in management from IILM Graduate School of Management and a BBA degree from Bangalore University. He has 1-year of experience in the banking sector.

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