American singer Ne-Yo requests confidentiality following accusations of cheating by his wife
Ne-Yo is accused of cheating by his wife, Crystal Renay Smith, in a scathing Instagram post of her on Sunday. — Photo via Instagram/ Ne-Yo
By Arif Zikri
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 12:21 PM MYT
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — American R&B singer Ne-Yo has been accused of cheating by his wife, Crystal Renay Smith, in a scathing Instagram post over the weekend.
Following the accusations, Ne-Yo or real name Shaffer Chimere Smith took to Twitter to implore the public to respect his family’s privacy as Miss Independent the singer worked on issues behind closed doors.
“For the sake of our children, my family and I will meet our challenges behind closed doors.
“Personal matters are not meant to be discussed and dissected in public forums. I just ask that you respect my privacy and that of my family at this time,” Ne-Yo tweeted yesterday.
“For the sake of our children, my family and I will meet our challenges behind closed doors. Personal matters are not meant to be discussed and dissected in public forums. I simply ask that you respect my privacy and that of my family. right now. .”
— NE-YO (@NeYoCompound) July 31, 2022
On Sunday, just weeks after the release of Ne-Yo’s latest album, Crystal shared an Instagram post in the form of a long note, which shed light on their marriage issues.
Crystal accused Ne-Yo of cheating on her throughout their eight years of marriage.
“Eight years of lies and deceptions. Eight years of unknowingly sharing my life and my husband with many women who sell their bodies to him without protection. Each of them to the last! “To say I am heartbroken and disgusted is an understatement. Asking me to stay and accept it is absolutely insane. The mentality of a narcissist.
“I will no longer lie to the public or pretend this is something it isn’t. I choose myself, I choose my happiness and my health and my respect,” she wrote.
Crystal also asked the public to stop sending her videos and information about Ne-Yo’s cheating activities, as she pointed out regardless of the so sick that the singer wanted to do no longer looks at her.
“I am not a victim. I choose to stand with my head held high.
“If someone can’t love you the way you deserve, it’s up to you to love yourself.
“With no hate in my heart, I only wish him the best,” the 35-year-old entrepreneur said.
Crystal’s post garnered over 90,000 likes as well as over 10,000 comments from fans and friends wishing her well.
Ne-Yo was among those who liked the post.
Crystal and Ne-Yo were married in February 2016 and the couple have three children from the marriage.
In February 2020, the Because of you The singer revealed that he and his wife have decided to divorce.
The couple reconciled during the Covid-19 pandemic, however, and renewed their vows in April 2022.