Rapper Sarkodie made headlines last week when he found himself at the center of a controversy involving actress Yvonne Nelson. In her memoir titled ‘I am not Yvonne Nelson,’ Yvonne revealed details about her past relationship with Sarkodie, alleging that he got her pregnant and asked her to have an abortion due to his young age and unpreparedness for fatherhood.
Late on Tuesday, June 27, Sarkodie responded to these claims in a 3-minute and 16-second audio track. He confirmed that he and Yvonne were indeed in a relationship, but the majority of his response focused on providing clarifications and revealing shocking revelations about their past and present. Here are five key points from his statement:
- Sarkodie clarified that he never asked Yvonne Nelson to have an abortion. Instead, he emphasized that the decision was entirely hers to make.
- He revealed that he had urged Yvonne to keep the baby, but she prioritized her education over motherhood.
- He did not ask Yvonne Nelson to abort the baby, it was her sole decision: In his reply, Sarkodie clarified that he did not ask Yvonne Nelson to terminate the pregnancy. According to him, it was her own decision to go ahead with the abortion.
- He asked her to keep the baby but she chose her education above motherhood: Sarkodie revealed that he actually encouraged Yvonne Nelson to keep the baby. However, she prioritized her education and decided against becoming a mother at that time.
- They were in a serious relationship: Sarkodie confirmed that he and Yvonne Nelson were indeed in a relationship. This contradicts some speculations and rumors in the past that suggested their involvement was casual or brief.
- He supported her financially during the pregnancy: The rapper disclosed that he provided financial support to Yvonne Nelson during her pregnancy. This indicates that he took responsibility for his actions and tried to assist her during that time.
- He expressed disappointment in Yvonne Nelson’s decision to publish their private affairs: Sarkodie expressed his disappointment and frustration with Yvonne Nelson for including their personal relationship details in her memoir. He felt that it was a breach of trust and that their private matters should have remained confidential.
Sarkodie’s response sheds light on the controversy surrounding his relationship with Yvonne Nelson. It offers his perspective on the events and addresses some of the allegations made against him.