Malika was there long before the Kardashian dynasty began. The best friends met when they were teenagers, but they remained great friends throughout all these years.
In addition to keeping up with the Kardashians clan, there are several stars who are friends of the family, including Jonathan Cheban, Larsa Pippen, and of course Malika Haqq. Khloé Kardashian and Malika have been friends for more than two decades, long before the rise to fame of the Kardashian-Jenner family.
In keeping up with the Kardashians, Malika is a regular who is seen often alongside Khloé. Malika has quite a history with the show, given that she has been there since day one. In fact, she briefly dated Rob Kardashian and appeared in some of the KUWTK derived series. Actually, Malika was there long before the Kardashian dynasty began. The best friends met when they were teenagers, but they remained great friends throughout all these years.
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In 1999, Khloè and Malika met (via Bustle). “Malika was dating one of my best friends. He would always keep us apart because I’m sure he knew we’d get along,”Khloè explained in a blog post. At that time, Khloè and Malika would be around 15 years old. Over the years, the two best friends grew closer and closer. At one point, Malika was Khloé’s personal assistant, but she ended the employment relationship in 2012. There were no hard feelings about the career change because Malika said: “My main goal is to return to [film] features.” According to her IMDb, she didn’t get any movie roles, but she appeared on the tv series Hollywood real husbands like Nona in 2013.
A few years later, Malika’s ex-boyfriend, rap star Chinx, was killed in a shooting from a vehicle. As it is shown in Dash dolls, Malika struggled to cope with the death of her ex. Khloé was there to comfort her best friend and said, “It’s painful and sad and sometimes you cry and you have to move on.”In 2018, it was Malika’s turn to comfort. While Khloé was pregnant with her daughter True, rumors of Tristan Thompson’s infidelity surfaced. Malika and Tristan were present at True’s birth despite the accusations. “Right beside you. Congratulations my love! Thanks for my nieceHaqq wrote on Instagram under a black and white photo of Khloé.
Later in 2018, Khloé and Malika posed for a new makeup collection called Becca BFFs. “I think with Malika and I, we are not people who come from a place of ego. We know our strengths and our weaknesses … and that is a blessing of a real friendship,Khloé said after the launch of the cosmetics collection. In early 2019, Malika was by Khloé’s side once again when it was confirmed that Tristan cheated with Kylie Jenner’s best friend Jordyn Woods.
Through thick and thin, Khloé and Malika have stayed together and that’s a sign of true friendship. In March 2020, Malika had her first child. The father is rap artist OT Genasis, but he and Malika are no longer together. With two young children and complex issues with the baby’s dad, Malika and Khloé are likely bonding for another milestone in life, and that’s really beautiful!
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