Irv Gotti is still playing with old skeleton bones when it comes to Ashanti.

On an upcoming episode of “Drink Champs,” the Murder Inc head honcho recalled being “hurt” when he learned Ashanti had moved on with Nelly.

Irv unabashedly admits he was sleeping with the singer while she was signed to his label, but he’s always claimed she wasn’t a “homewrecker” and she had nothing to do with his failed marriage to Deb Lorenzo.

Both Irv and Deb claim they were separated when he and Ashanti were sleeping together.

During his “Drink Champs” interview, Irv Gotti talked about losing Ashanti to Nelly saying, “I can get past you wanting to be with Nelly. At the time it happens any man is hurt.”

He added, “A chick you f**kin are in love with is with this n***a.”

Then, Irv Gotti goes on to share how he found out Ashanti and Nelly were dating.

You wanna hear how I found out? 

I was at home…listen to this sh*t…this is God wanted me to find out. 

I was at home…NBA package…I like watching sports. 

‘My God! What’s this commotion going on in the stadium?!’ 

‘We just found out what the commotion is Nelly has walked in with Ashanti!’

Watch the clip below.

Ashanti is now trending on Twitter as people react to Irv’s interview clip.

One gentleman reacted to the clip by tweeting, “Irv publicly admitting to being in love with Ashanti while having a wife at the time is why we as men can’t see our way 😭 no need to stop the “men ain’t sh*t” tweets ladies. We deserve it!”

Another person tweeted, “It’s been 20 YEARS & Irv Gotti STILL mad Ashanti started dating Nelly? Irv was sleeping with Ashanti & had a WHOLE WIFE at home. Men have all the audacity & no accountability!”

Read more tweets below.


Irv Gotti has some seriously deep-rooted issues with Ashanti and it appears he will be clenching them in a closed fist when Uncles Charles comes to take him to the crossroads.

Remember that episode of “Growing Up Hip Hop” when Irv and Deb openly discussed Ashanti and his cheating in front of their children?

If not, watch the episode clip below.

I am willing to bet my bottom dollar Ashanti regrets giving Irv a crumb of her cookie.