It's just not pleasant at all."Regardless, Ashanti continues to deal with this unfortunate situation, and admits that when it comes to dealing with this stalker, she operates both out of both fear and empowerment."At this point you don't know how far someone will go.

I have a mouth on me, if I say something a little crazy I don't know what's going to happen after that so just be strong and keep your composure," she says.

By now, everyone has been made aware of the nude selfies that have been spread across the World Wide Web.

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It's very annoying to continue to take off from what I have to do with work for court and stuff.

I think we have to go back to court again this month and I am not thrilled at all."Meredith also mentioned that Ashanti has had to face him in court, to which the singer noted, "I had to learn how to reserve myself because it's a lot of frustration.

Since 2014, the rapper has been dating a woman named Shantel Jackson.

Though Jackson wasn't wearing a ring in either picture, she captioned one post with "Reserved Forever! In another pic, Jackson appears to be holding her hand (out of frame), and captioned it with "What's Next Baby!!!! " Click through our gallery to learn more about Nelly's girlfriend, Shantel Jackson, and to check out some of her best pics.

Ashanti may have taken a step back from the music scene for a while, but the R&B diva has definitely had her hands full.

The 34-year-old star sat down with talk show host Meredith Vieira (airing tomorrow) to discuss two big things have affected her life recently—dealing with a longtime stalker and breaking up with fellow hip-hop performer Nelly."We were talking in the beginning of the show all you've been going through with this man, this stalker," Vieira began.

stated that his gripe with Nelly was about more than the women they were involved with. Truth is anybody wit any kind of success from #STL he have problems wit em!!

I jus named damn near 10 ppl in the city that was close to him that assisted with dat junky success and a #ENTIRE CITY that he fucced over!!!

While some of us truly feel that these photos violate the privacy of these hardworking women, many others have copied and pasted the uploads to their tumblr pages, Facebook walls, Twitter timelines and Instagram as well.