Sexyy Red responds to sex tape scandal following Trump controversy

Rapper and singer Sexyy Red has finally spoken out after coming into the firing line of fans in a recent interview when she expressed her support for former President Donald Trump.

On Tuesday, the “SkeeYee” singer accompanied comedian Theo Von on his The last weekend Podcast where she shares her views on Trump and how “we [the US] I need him back in office.

Red, whose real name is Janae Nierah Wherry, received major backlash from fans and social media users online for these comments, and the drama didn’t end there.

The same angry people soon accused the star of posting her sex tape on her Instagram Stories to distract from the interview. The supposedly scandalous video only remained on her social media for a short time before it was removed.

Now she has it shared with her followers on X, tweeted earlier how heartbroken she is over the release of the video and suggested it was done without her knowledge.

Sexyy Red shared her “heartbreak” online
Sexyy Redd performs on stage during day one of Rolling Loud Miami at Hard Rock Stadium in July 2023 in Miami Gardens, Florida. The rapper turned to X, formerly Twitter, to defend herself after a sex video was allegedly leaked on Instagram without her permission, just days after she endorsed Donald Trump.
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“I’m so heartbroken that anyone who knows me knows I wouldn’t do such nonsense,” she posted to her 878,000 followers.

Your statement has been posted so that no one can comment on the post. At the time of publishing this article, her message has been liked, bookmarked, retweeted and over 88,000 times quoted thousands of times.

One social media user quoted her words and added: “Omg [Oh my god] I thought she did it… now I’m mad because wtf [what the f***].”

“Fren finds out who leaked it and sues them for revenge porn. BOOM more racks!!!” a second post.

One loyal supporter commented: “Girls we don’t care!!!

Another supported the star: “Now that she has confirmed that she did not consent to the release of this video, I hope you all remove these videos and stop spreading them!”

Support for the star poured in as most commented that the person who posted it classified it as revenge porn.

“This woman was a victim of real REVENGE PORN and y’all say she deserved it.” [because] ‘That’s her brand’ like y’all are SICK,” one person wrote.

“I don’t care what anyone says. You’re still my favorite trapper,” one fan posted.

Some weren’t sure and one social media user asked: “Who was in charge of your Instagram account?”

Another posted: “This is what your entire brand is about so yeah…guys [people] I don’t know that you wouldn’t do that. Honestly, the way you act is just right for you. Do not like. Fix it.

Newsweek asked the Sexyy Red team via email for comment.

Rick Schindler

Rick Schindler is a Worldtimetodays U.S. News Reporter based in Canada. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Rick Schindler joined Worldtimetodays in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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