August Alsina Shares How Jada Pinkett Smith Romance Rumors Hurt His Ability To Make a Living for His Three Nieces: ‘It Really Started To Affect My Livelihood’

by Jeremy Spirogis
August Alsina and Jada Pinkett Smith

August Alsina is talking out as soon as once more about his previous relationship with Jada Pinkett Smith, however this time, he’s sharing why he determined to return ahead about their fling after so lengthy.

In a brand new interview, the R & B singer defined that the continuing affair rumors began to have an effect on his profession in addition to his means to care for 3 nieces — or as he affectionately calls them his “naughters.”

August Alsina and Jada Pinkett Smith
August Alsina and Jada Pinkett Smith | Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET

August Alsina stepped in as his nieces’ authorized guardian in 2018

Alsina is aware of all about experiencing trials and tribulations. Over the years, the singer has handled many tragic occasions, however the one he’s discovered to be essentially the most life-changing was when he turned the authorized guardian of his three nieces’ Chaylin, 14, Amaiya, 13, and Kayden, 11 in 2018.

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Alsina shortly stepping in to maintain the three women after their mom Chandra — who had been engaged to the singer’s late brother Melvin — died from most cancers on Christmas Day.

In 2019, Alsina defined to The Shade Room (by way of Madame Noire) why it was very important for him to grow to be the women’ guardian, saying he understands the significance of household having a help system.

“They call me Damy—it’s dad and mommy mixed together. And just the weight of that title alone—because I don’t have kids of my own,” he shared. “It makes me want to be what I know I need to be for them because I grew up with my father dead and having a strained relationship with my mother. To go through life without having a person you can run to, without having a certain type of foundation, so I’m saying all of that to say I am how I am. And I am how I am until I get to more of what I’m supposed to be.”

August Alsina says the Jada Pinkett Smith rumors began to have an effect on his private life

Now that he’s elevating three younger girls, Alsina is adamant about ensuring they’re nicely taken care of and are at all times surrounded by optimistic position fashions.

While he left his “childish behavior” prior to now as soon as he turned the women’ guardian, Alsina claims his fame was nearly compromised after rumors of his alleged romance with Jada Pinkett Smith started to floor.

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During a brand new interview with People, the “No Love” crooner stated the continuing romance rumors began to have an effect on his private {and professional} life, and due to that, he in the end determined to return clear in regards to the relationship.

“I never really cared about what people thought of me, but my personal life started to seep into my business life,” he says. “There were certain falsities about me, and it affected my business relationships.”

Alsina shared that he may not stay silent as he felt that holding the main points of his romance with Smith a secret was starting to harm his model and his means to take care of his nieces.

“I could understand why it would look like I’m reckless or disrespectful so it really started to affect my livelihood, and I’m never okay with that,” he continued. “I got three kids to look after. Kill me, hate me, stone me, but bury me an honest man. All I can do is tell the truth.”

Alsina solely desires one of the best for his ‘naughters’

Now that he’s come clear about his relationship with Smith, Alsina is continuous to focus primarily on being his nieces’ largest help system as they develop up.

“They are beautiful kids with beautiful energy,” Alsina advised People. “I’m excited to see life unfold for them, and I want to be as present as I possibly can within their life while still being able to show them what it looks like to have a career.”

He added, “I’m striving to be an example for my ‘naughters.’ And I want them to know and trust that they’re going to be alright here with or without me, or without any man, without any woman, without any parent.”

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