Ne-Yo Confirms He’s Engaged and Expecting a Baby With Crystal Renay
Congratulations are in order for Ne-Yo. The singer is clearing the air about his love life by announcing that he is engaged to girlfriend Crystal Renay and the two are expecting a baby.
The 35-year-old shared the big news on Twitter after rumors surrounding Renay's pregnancy started. "Clearing the air..@mscrystalrenay and I are ENGAGED to be married next year. And yes we are expecting. #FromTheHorsesMouth," he revealed.
Once word got out that he was going to be a dad for a third time, Ne-Yo was met with criticism since he played a role in the decision his ex-girlfriend, Monyetta Shaw, made to get her tubes tied. The "Miss Independent" crooner addressed the social media bashing, stating that the procedure is not permanent.
"Clearing the air..I didn't force Mo to tie her tubes. Mutual decision. And the procedure is reversible. #SheCanHaveKids #FromTheHorsesMouth," he tweeted. Ne-Yo has two children with Shaw.
Th entertainer, who's ex was a cast member on the VH1 reality show Atlanta Exes, also addressed the hate in October 2014, after receiving backlash about he was perceived on the show.
“I think the thing that got people in the biggest uproar was the whole getting tubes tied situation. Let me clear up one thing. I did not make her get her tubes tied,” Ne-Yo said. “Anybody knows me knows I don’t impose my will on anybody. We decided together that we didn’t want anymore children. So she got her tubes tied. It was a mutual situation.”
Getting back to his current situation, Ne-Yo knows he doesn't "have to explain anything" but he decided to put the rumors to bed for his fans. "I did it for my fans, my supporters. No BS and lies," he tweeted. He also explained that his Twitter page is a "direct link" to him.
"Twit fam. THIS IS YOUR DIRECT LINK TO ME. From now on if you wanna know ASK ME. No 3rd party, no guessing, no BS #FromTheHorsesMouth," he tweeted.
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