LAGOS, Nigeria( VOICE OF NAIJA) – Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi aka Tems, says that she received death threats online after rumors circulated that she was pregnant with a baby by
It may be recalled that she was spotted rocking what seemed to be a baby bump at Burberry’s Spring/Summer London Fashion Week show months ago.
The “Try me” crooner reflected on the experience during an interview on the Drive Time Show for The Beat 99.9 FM in Lagos. She says she was shocked people fell for the rumors in the first place.
According to Tems, people started sending her threat messages and asking why she allegedly decided to get pregnant for someone like Future.
She revealed that she has never met the American rapper in her life despite them working together on his Grammy-winning song, ‘Wait For U’ alongside Drake.
“When I heard [the rumours] that I was pregnant, I didn’t actually think anybody believed it,” she said. “I didn’t know it was serious, I didn’t know until I started getting messages, like death threats. Like, ‘How dare you! Of all the people in the world, Future? Really? Really, of all the people?’ And I’ve never even—I’ve never met him in my life. So, it’s cr*zy.” she said.
It’s not the first time Tems has shot down the rumors. Taking to Twitter in September, she wrote that, “you people are all mad!!”