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Over the weekend, news broke that Nelly was being accused of rape.
He turned himself in and was booked in on suspicion of “second-degree rape, indicating force was used or the victim was incapable of consent due to being physically helpless, mentally incapacitated or developmentally disabled” according to USA Today.
He was released without being officially charged.
Nelly went on Twitter to deny the claims, and address the situation as a whole.
Anytime you feel like the whole world is against you you need to scratch that shit its really you against the whole world because the whole world don’t know you exist
Let me say that I am beyond shocked that I have been targeted with this false allegation. I am completely innocent. I am confident that once the facts are looked at , it will be very clear that I am the victim of a false allegation.
I do want to apologize to my loved ones for the embarrassment and for putting myself in a situation where I could be victimized by this false and defaming allegation.
I also want to thank my fans for their unwavering support. They know me. I assure you I will be vindicated. And I assure you, I will pursue every legal option to address this defaming claim. Thank you
In other words y’all know damm well I ain’t do no dumm S^*t like this..!! Love ..!!!!
To be absolutely clear. I have not been charged with a crime therefore no bail was required. I was released , pending further investigation.