Nelly has apologized after a sexually explicit video was shared on her social media account.
On Tuesday, the 47-year-old singer’s Instagram Story featured a video of him receiving oral sex from a woman.
It wasn’t long before the R&B crooner noticed the video and deleted the post. The “Hot In Herre” singer released a statement via his rep to Fox News Digital after he removed the clip from his social media.
“I sincerely apologize to the young woman and her family. This is unwanted publicity for her/them,” he said. “It was an old video that was private and was never meant to be made public.”
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The singer’s team told Fox News Digital they fear Nelly has been hacked as they investigate a breach which they believe could also see his financial information, personal documents and passwords end up. online somewhere.
This isn’t Nelly’s first scandal, as he was accused of sexually assaulting a fan in 2017 after a concert in Essex.
An unnamed Brit has accused Nelly, real name Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., of sexually assaulting her in her dressing room after a gig at the Cliffs Pavilion in Southend, BBC News reported at the time.
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However, in 2019 UK prosecutors dropped the case against the rapper after the woman allegedly refused to cooperate.
At the time, Nelly said he was “very grateful to the British police for thoroughly investigating the false allegations made against” him.
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“I support women and true survivors and can’t wait to focus on what I love: family, music and reconnecting with the fans who have supported me in these turbulent times,” he said. added.
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Fox News’ Sasha Savitsky contributed to this report
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