(Yahoo!) - Nick Lachey may now be happily married to Vanessa Minnillo Lachey and a proud papa to baby boy Camden, but you may remember that he briefly dated Kim Kardashian back in 2006 after his high-profile divorce from Jessica Simpson.

The 39-year-old singer opened up about their blink-and-you-missed-it relationship in the May issue of “Details” magazine, suggesting that the reality star used him to get famous back when she was a celebrity stylist and party pal of Paris Hilton.

"Let's just say this: We went to a movie. No one followed us there. Somehow, mysteriously, when we left, there were 30 photographers waiting outside," he dished.

He added, "There are certain ways to play this game, and some people play it well."

Though this is the first time that Nick has spoken about their brief romance, Kim actually mentioned it in her 2010 book, "Kardashian Konfidential." She wrote, "It started when I went out on a date with Nick Lachey. Of course the paparazzi took pictures, because people were curious about who he was with."

Check out this video for more of Nick's juicy interview with the mag!


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