If you’ve been wondering what happened to former cute couple NBA player Daniel “Boobie” Gibson and his estranged wife, singer Keyshia Cole, well, Cole hinted at it in a radio interview and through a few songs and of course, social media posts. But now Cole’s estranged husband has come forth with his view of things for Rolling Out magazine. The Cleveland Cavaliers player says that despite the rumors, he didn’t cheat on Cole but that the scrutiny of shooting a reality show didn’t help their marriage. Here are some highlights from Part 1 of the interview:
Gibson on what went wrong between the couple:
I think that life happened. In certain situations, you are a match made in heaven. But at the same time, nothing is perfect — and nobody is perfect. Then in some situations, you aren’t going to be as perfect as some people expect you to be. What happened with me and her was that our relationship was out there for everyone to see. So whenever we were going through our problems, it became public and everyone saw the ups and downs. With us, I think it was just a matter of us growing apart over time. I can’t say that there was one thing that broke us up, but what I can say as a man; when you are in a relationship, and you say those vows, I take full responsibility for everything that didn’t go right.
Were the problems mostly his fault?
I’m giving you the real answer because I feel like you’re never supposed to allow your marriage to fall apart. Whether it’s the blogs saying I cheated, or if I don’t like your attitude, at the end of the day, when you’re married to somebody, and you say “I do,” it says for better or for worse, and regardless of what comes in your relationship, you’re supposed to work through it. For example, even if you wanted to say that I cheated, you’re still supposed to figure out a way to make that work. So I’m not backing down from anything that people have to say about me, and I’m not taking the easy way out. But I am taking full responsibility for that not being my wife.
Did Gibson cheat?