Ne-Yo’s New Single Can be an Open Letter to His Wife
Ne-Yo‘s wife Crystal Renay Smith alleges that the singer has been unfaithful to her for a long time, while he says he and his family plan towork throughtheir”challenges” privately.
Crystal, 35, who shares three kids with the musician and contains been married to him for six years, detailed her accusations against her husband, 42, in a scathing Instagram messageposted on July 30.
“8 years of lies and deception,” Crystal wrote. “8 years of unknowingly sharing my entire life and husband with numerous of women who sell their health to him unprotected…every last one of these [sic]! To state I’m heartbroken and disgusted can be an understatement. To ask me to remain and accept it really is absolutely insane. The mentality of a narcissist. I’ll no more lie to the general public or pretend that is happening it is not. I choose me, I choose my happiness and health insurance and my respect.”
Crystal, mom of sonsShaffer Chimere Smith Jr., 6, andRoman Alexander-Raj Smith, 4, and daughterIsabella Rose Smith, 13 months, continued, “I gained 3 beautiful children using this but nothing else but wasted years and heartache.”
Ne-Yo “liked” her post and tweeted on July 31, “With regard to our children, my children and I’ll sort out our challenges nowadays. Personal matters aren’t designed to be addressed and dissected in public areas forums. I just ask that you please respect me and my family’s privacy at the moment.”
In her Instagram post, Crystal pleaded with her fans to “please stop sending me videos or information of him cheating because what he does is not any longer my concern.”
She also wrote, “I’m not just a victim. I’m choosing to stand tall with my head held high. If someone can’t love you how you deserve then it’s your decision to love yourself. Without hate in my own heart I wish him only the very best.”
Instagram / Crystal Renay Smith
Crystal penned her post 90 days after she and Ne-Yo renewed their wedding vows within an elaborate ceremony following past marital strife and a breakup in 2020. Speaking on E!’sDaily Pop in-may, the singer said that at one point while quarantining amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he and his wifefound themselves “considering divorce.”
“It took plenty of really uncomfortable conversations,” Ne-Yo continued. “As a individual, it’s just real difficult, especially with somebody that you like and you look after. You value how they feel, Soto inform them something about themselves they might not enjoy, it’s difficult to do that, along with it being hard to listen to about yourself.”
Their relationship difficultiesare at the biggest market of his song, “Don’t Love Me,” that your signer wrote through the pandemic. He added, “I’ve been better at writing it down instead of saying it aloud.”
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