Jhene Aiko says she didn't cheat on her ex with Big Sean
Jhene Aiko took to Twitter to set the record straight on what really happened between her and Big Sean on their first date together, while she was still dating her ex-boyfriend.
In a candid interview with BBC Radio 1Xtra, Jhene Aiko described her first date with her current boyfriend, Big Sean, back in 2012, when she was still dating someone else.
During the interview, she said that she went to a basketball game with Big Sean on a friendly date, where she was photographed with him, and that a news outlet had mistakenly called her Big Sean's Latina girlfriend (Jhene is multi-ethnic).
After the interview, rumors began circulating that she had cheated on her then boyfriend with Big Sean, despite her clarifying during the interview that it was a completely platonic relationship.
Jhene and Sean, in fact, only began dating each other in 2016.
i saw a negative spirited tweet about myself, with lots of retweets and likes... based on one QUOTE from a FULL interview that was about ONE MOMENT in my life in which i did nothing but go to a basketball game lol... this quote has turned into gossip because of speculation...— Penny (@JheneAiko) February 12, 2018
She decided to set the record straight, once and for all, on Twitter. She mentioned that in 2012 she had been dating someone who was secretly still married to his ex, and that they weren't speaking when she went to that basketball game with Sean.
in 2012 i was in a relationship w/someone who was secretley still married to his baby's mother the while hear and a half we were together... this person was not Dot— Penny (@JheneAiko) February 12, 2018
i found out and we began to seperate... he moved out of my apt, we stopped speaking... and then i went to basketball game w/ a friend. even tho we werent speaking, i called my then boyfriend and let him know i was going because im considerate 🤷🏻♀️ lol— Penny (@JheneAiko) February 12, 2018
Jhene clarified that her boyfriend knew about the "date" and that despite all the gossip claiming otherwise, she and Sean had no romantic or intimate moments on that date.
it was a cool game! lots of laughs, we drank beer... and this last part may upset many of u... but after the game... i went home... there was no sucking,fucking,kissing, hand holding or sexting that followed— Penny (@JheneAiko) February 12, 2018
Jhene then went on to say that her brother, Miyagi, passed away two months after the game, and she stayed single for a while to focus on her daughter, Namiko and her music career.
i went on to lose my brother 2 months after that basketball game. i remained single for awhile and decided to focus on my Nami and recording my ep "sail out" & album "souled out" ... and sorry to dissappoint yet again, but me and sean remained platonic friends through out— Penny (@JheneAiko) February 12, 2018
She ended her Twitter tirade with a call to stop gossiping and to be more considerate.
it's been my pleasure sharing with u guys!! but let's try in 2018 to gossip less and talk and listen to eachother more!! it would do a world of wonders for the entire human race 💙— Penny (@JheneAiko) February 12, 2018
Jhene is a classy woman, and she handled that controversy with elegance, don't you think?
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