Honey Singh Says Allegations Of Assault And Kidnapping ‘Are False And Baseless’; Says, ‘An Attempt To Tarnish My Image’
Honey Singh has released a statement dismissing the allegations against him and his team for kidnapping and assaulting the owner of an event management company
Bollywood rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh, on Thursday, made the headlines for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting the owner of an event management company, Vivek Raman. It was reported that the complainant had filed an FIR against the musician and his accomplices at the BKC police station in Mumbai. A few hours later, Singh took to his official social media handles to dismiss the allegations against him.
Taking to Instagram, Honey shared his statement as a post, where called the complaint and allegations ‘false and baseless’. He claimed that there is no connection to agreement between his company and the complainant, which is being reported by the media since morning. He went on to state, “I was engaged for the Mumbai Show through a company named Tribevibe which is a reputed company and a sister concern of Bookmyshow. I did my performance for whatever time the permission was there for.” ALSO READ: Honey Singh Gets Accused Of Kidnapping And Assaulting The Owner Of An Event Management Company; Complaint Has Been Filed- REPORTS
The 40-year-old rapper-singer goes on to state that all the allegations against him are false and “ an attempt to tarnish my image.” His legal team has been working to file a defamation case against the miscreants.
Here’s his post:
Fans took to the comment section of Singh’s post to extend their support. One wrote, “It’s so sad. How people want to gain fame just by targeting celebrities name.” Another wrote, “Kuch nhi abhi apki hype chal rahi h isliye sab fame lene a rahe h.” Other one wrote, “We always love you paji aap pe pehle se vishwaash tha Yo Yo Army Ko.” One said, “Kuch to log kahenge, logo ko kaam hai kehna ! U keep shining bro.” ALSO READ: Honey Singh Recalls Akshay Kumar Contacting Him During His Battle With Depression; Says, ‘He Wouldn’t Take No For An Answer’
For the unversed, Raman had accused Singh of kidnapping him, holding him captive and assaulting him after he had cancelled Yo Yo Honey Singh's Festivina programme on April 15th after facing issues with money transactions. It was reported that angered by the cancellation of his program, Honey and a few of his associates kidnapped Vivek and held him captive at a hotel in Sahar, Mumbai.
On the work front, Honey is currently busy churning out his new album after being inactive for the last few years. He had made the headlines recently when he released the remixed version of Urmila Mantondkar’s iconic song Yai Re from the film Rangeela (1990). He featured in the song alongside Iulia Vantur. He will also be seen in a documentary based on his life which will be directed by Guneet Monga and streamed on Netflix later in 2023.
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