Ciara is speaking publicly about her ongoing beef with Keri Hilson.
In a recent interview with Boombox, Ciara insists she will be taking the high road from this point moving forward.
“In reference to the Keri situation, I’m so in a different space mentally I can’t even bring myself to do that,” she said. “It’s not [important] to me. There’s just so much stuff to get out of life than that. There’s so much more for me to accomplish in my career. Personally, I’ve decided that it doesn’t make sense to do that.”
It’s never been fully explained what got these two upset with each other initially. But it is generally acknowledged that Keri fired the first public shot on her “Turning Me On” remix.
“Your vision cloudy if you think that you da best/ You can dance, she can sing, but need to move it to the left,” Hilson sang.
Ciara fired back with the song “Basic Instinct (U Got Me).”
“I was out buying Chanel bags/While I was doing that you turned up your swag. You caught me slippin/But get your hustle on shawty I aint trippin. I been in the game since ’03/You can try but you still can’t do it like me,” Ciara rapped.
It was later reported that the two got into an argument last month at the Power Live concert on Governor’s Island. Hilson reportedly refused to perform afterwards.
But now, Ciara is looking past the b.s.
I’m very secure in my place and what I’ve done over the years,” Ciara told Boombox. “I’m just trying to be as successful as possible. I do believe that thinking about stuff like that and giving things like that energy — it can get in the way. It’s not necessary. That’s just my point of view. When you read about people having differences, it’s case by case. Sometimes there [are] songs that make people think like that, sometimes there are rumors. You just never know where they come from.”