Lori Harvey broke her silence after her ex-boyfriend Future criticized her and her beau Michael B Jordan in her new single.
The 24-year-old model gave Bustle a rare interview in which she explained why she didn’t respond to the derogatory words referring to her and Michael in the rapper’s latest track.
“I just try to stay here and take the high road in any situation,” Lori told the magazine.
Speaking Out: Lori Harvey broke her silence after her ex-boyfriend Future criticized her and her beau Michael B Jordan in her new single. Photographed in 2019
The runway star is known for being extremely low-key about her personal life, which she says is what her 3.7 million Instagram followers expect of her.
“I think they understand from me that I’m trying not to let any type of negativity or rumors or anything like that get me down to that level and go back and forth with that or whatever. or else, ”Harvey said.
“Just maintain my position of I know who I am, I know what’s going on,” she continued. “So I think that would probably be what they would get from me, because I’m private, so I like to give just enough.”
Holding a Grudge: Future included bitter lyrics about the socialite in the extended version of his collaboration with 42 Dugg, Maybach. Seen in 2017
Lori, who is the daughter-in-law of TV host Steve Harvey, and Future, 37, first sparked dating rumors in late 2019 when they spent New Years Eve together.
The rumors were then confirmed when the couple took a romantic vacation to Jamaica to celebrate Harvey’s 23rd birthday.
However, the two went their separate ways in August 2020, and Future included bitter lyrics about the socialite in the extended version of his collaboration with 42 Dugg, Maybach.
“Tell Steve Harvey I don’t want her,” Future rapped. “One thing I’ve never seen is ab ** ch leave.”
Tropical getaway: Future and Lori confirmed dating rumors when the couple took a romantic vacation to Jamaica to celebrate Harvey’s 23rd birthday
Take the high road: The 5’3 beauty has typically remained silent after negative lyrics went public
“I must have forgotten to tell her daddy that she begged me not to go,” he continued.
‘Put chopsticks on your damn ankles close to your knees / She had no choice but to go screw it up after me.’
The 5-foot-3 beauty has typically remained silent after the negative words went public. She and Jordan confirmed their relationship earlier this year after months of speculation, but revealed that they first crossed paths “a few years ago.”
Romance: Harvey and Jordan confirmed their relationship earlier this year after months of speculation
She said: “We met a few years ago. We had mutual friends. I think we met, just in passing.
When asked if they had a connection at the time, she laughed and replied, “I thought, ‘He’s cute!
The two stars are generally very private but shared glimpses of their romance on Instagram, and Lori explained that they felt they owed fans to “give enough” of themselves, but still had conversations before they went. make anything public.
Discreet: The two stars are generally very private but shared glimpses of their romance on Instagram
She told Bustle: “I think we’re both naturally very private people. So we just decide, if we take a photo or whatever, do you want to post it? Is not it ? We have a conversation about it, like, “Do you want to post this or are we keeping this to ourselves?” ‘
“We know there are people who love us and support us and want to see us. Therefore [we want to] give just enough, but keep the majority just for us. We are trying to find a balance.
And Lori has insisted her relationship with the Black Panther star, 34, is “more serious” than any of her previous romances.
She added: “I think just as I get older and interests change, I think it’s something that I just decided to be a little more public with because it’s a more serious relationship. So I handle things differently.
In 2017, Lori got engaged to footballer Memphis Depay, but they broke up the following year, and the model admitted that she had learned a lot from that relationship, although it has been a long time now.
Long-term: Lori has insisted her relationship with the 34-year-old star is “more serious” than any of her previous romances
She said: “I have grown a lot and learned a lot from this relationship. And so, I think as I get older and develop as a woman, I took these knowledge with me: learning what I like, what I don’t like, and just apply that to where I am now. ‘
Lori’s main criterion in a relationship is someone who gets along well with her family, and the Creed actor instantly fits in.
She said: “I’m looking for someone trustworthy and reliable, someone who could be a good foundation and just a stability for me. Someone who needs to be able to get along with my family. I’m so close. of my family so my family is the deciding factor as to whether you are going to stay or not.If they don’t like you our time together will probably be short.
“I knew they were going to like it, which they did. [The introduction] it was good. It was easy.’
But despite her happiness, Lori – who has seven nieces and nephews – insisted that she is in no rush to have children.
She said, ‘I’m getting my fix. I’m like, “OK, that’s a great contraceptive for me. Awesome. I love it. I can play with them, love them, give them back.”