American rapper Cornell Iral Haynes Jr popularly known as Nelly has taken to social media to rant about his absentee father, Cornell Haynes Sr.
In a series of social media posts, the rapper claimed that his dad was never there for him while growing up.
Nelly, who currently stars in his own TV show Nellyville, stated that he had severed links and will cease helping his father.
“The word father is strong word.. Something I never knew anything about as a child because mine never did what he had todo only what he wanted... Hope it was worth it pops I’m done with ya no more money from me let them pay ya bills..!!” He tweeted.
Alongside a screenshot of his tweet, the father of four claimed that sharing DNA doesn’t make someone a parent.
“Just because it’s ya DNA don’t make you a father..!!! Mine never saw me play sports never taught me anything never saw me graduate and I still took care of him for almost 20 years he never to care of me for half that..!!!! And till this day he still does whatever he wants even though I pay his bills .. Well use to ..!!! That’s Over as of tonight ..!!!” Added Nelly.
The rapper went ahead to praise all the single mothers who had to be fathers for their kids, giving a special shout out to his mother for supporting him.
“You don’t see my mama ... should have know she would hold it down she always had a job came to my games saw her son graduate saw me score my 1st touchdown bought me my 1st pair of J’s wiped my tear away when I lost the big game and taught me how to play sports.! “Mama’s boy”..!!!”