The rapper, 46, came out publicly in March and said that she and her girlfriend "complement each other". For Da Brat , it took finding the right partner and years of reflection to comfortably stand in her truth. Da Brat — who is currently dating businesswoman Jesseca Dupart — said she "always felt like being private is the better way to go," but compromised on sharing her love publicly since her girlfriend openly shares her life on social media. Since coming out, Da Brat said feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, but that she had to make the choice in her own time, even as she faced speculation into her sexuality throughout her career.
The Dish Nation host revealed her sexual orientation this past March in an emotional Instagram post , where she confirmed her relationship with Kaleidoscope Hair Products CEO Jesseca Dupart by celebrating an early birthday gift: a white Bentley tied in a red bow. Thank you baby darealbbjudy for far more than this incredible birthday gift. I have never experienced this feeling. And when you get with somebody, you have to meet in the middle. I just came out after something years! It was absolutely my decision. I mean, you saw what happened to people like Ellen: Remember when she lost her TV show, and all these horrible things were happening? People were totally against it.
By James Patrick Herman. Two decades later, Elliott — who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in — and Kim are largely resting on their musical laurels; Aaliyah tragically died in a plane crash at the age of just In it, Brat plays the lesbian character, Cleo, which was originated by Latifah and suits Brat for a number of reasons. She is literally working around the clock. The role fits Brat, 46, for another reason: She came out publicly in March, confirming her relationship with Kaleidoscope Hair Products CEO Jesseca Dupart via a tearful Instagram post celebrating an early birthday gift a white Bentley, complete with a red bow. And when you get with somebody, you have to meet in the middle.
Shawntae Harris born April 14, , better known by her stage name Da Brat , is an American rapper and actress from Chicago, Illinois. Beginning her career in , her debut album Funkdafied sold one million copies, making her the first female solo rap act to receive a platinum certification, and the second overall female rap act solo or group after Salt-N-Pepa. Brat has received two Grammy Award nominations. Born to a Chicago city bus driver,  her parents never married.