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Nelly & Girlfriend Shantel Jackson Star in New Commercial for Lays Chips — See Fan Reactions

Cathrine Mabvudza
Jan 11, 2021
11:50 A.M.
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"Dilemma" rapper Nelly and his long-term girlfriend, Shantel Jackson, surprised their fans by unveiling a video clip of the new Lays chips commercial in which they starred together.


It is said that a couple that hustles together stays together, and the famous St. Louis rapper Cornell "Nelly" Haynes and his girlfriend, Shantel Jackson are couple goals as their relationship takes them to the bank.

The couple combined their talents to create a humourous new ad for Lays chips, which featured a play on the lyrics from Haynes' Grammy Award-winning hit song, "Hot In Herre."

Nelly and Shantel Jackson at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills as the Ryan Gordy Foundation celebrates 60 Years of Motown on November 11, 2019 in California.| Source: Getty Images


In the video clip, the beautiful Jackson could be seen picking up a large bag of Lays "Flamin' Hot" chips before tasting one and breaking into dance and singing about the spicy flavored chips.

The model, dressed in a pair of black pants, matching top, and red cardigan, continues her vivacious dance routine while listening to the song on a pair of red headphones.


As Jackson dramatically slides out to the balcony, she proves her comedy chops by acting surprised and embarrassed as she realizes that Nelly is standing on the next-door balcony.

The "Shake Ya Tailfeather" rapper, acting as himself, encourages Jackson's character to continue singing and dancing as he enjoys his own bag of the same flavored chips.

Screenshot of fan comments on a video clip shared by rapper Nelly.| Source: Instagram/nelly


Naturally, fans were awestruck upon seeing the couple star opposite one another in the commercial, especially as Jackson sang along to her partner's song.

Jackson was previously engaged to the professional boxer Floyd Mayweather, but the relationship ended in a bitter feud.

Both stars' comments sections teemed with applause and congratulatory messages from fans and fellow musicians like Jacquees Broadnax, John "Fabolous" Jackson, and Odis "OT Genasis" Flores.


The commercial is a power move for Jackson, who has had her eyes set on a career in the film industry for a long time. Previously, the model appeared in her own reality show, "The Platinum Life," which aired on E!

It was on that reality show that the model opened up about her future plans with Nelly, whom she has been dating since 2014 when they met while filming his reality series, "Nellyville."


Jackson has been candid about her intention to get married and have kids with the "Dancing With The Stars" contestant but Nelly is content with taking things slow although he is sure that she is the one.

Jackson was previously engaged to the professional boxer Floyd Mayweather, but the relationship ended in a bitter feud amid allegations of infidelity, physical abuse, and violation of privacy after the boxer blackmailed her with naked photos.