Ciara's Boyfriend Russell Wilson Says They're Practicing Abstinence
Ciara's boyfriend, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, dropped some fairly unexpected news during a seemingly innocuous Q&A with San Diego pastor Miles McPherson on Sunday (July 5): It turns out that the couple, who have been dating since late April, are practicing abstinence for religious reasons.
"She was on tour, and I was looking at her in the mirror, and God spoke to me," Wilson told the pastor. "He said, 'I need you to lead her.'
"I told her, 'What would you do if we took all that "extra stuff" off the table, and just did it Jesus' way?'" the quarterback continued, clarifying that yes, he was "talking about sex."
Wilson said the 29-year-old singer "completely agreed," though he admitted that refraining from sex wasn't easy. "I ain't gonna lie to y'all now -- I need you to pray for us," he told the congregation. "I know y'all have seen her on the screen. If there's a 10, she's a 15."
Watch him speak about the couple's relationship below: