Akon disputes Ebola claims

2014-10-07 17:00

Cape Town - After performing a show in the Democratic Republic of Congo where he trapped himself in a plastic bubble, Akon is left having to defend himself against the media and public scrutiny.

The Locked Up hitmaker has been receiving a lot of backlash from people who are saying he performed his show in that fashion to isolate himself as a means of protecting himself from contracting Ebola, a deadly disease Africa is currently battling with.

But Akon took to Instagram to set the record straight and tried to vindicate himself from the claims.

Check out his post:


It's sad how the media spin everything so negatively. I would never intentionally isolate myself from my African people. This bubble has been apart of my show for years. Way before Ebola existed. My aim now is to find a way to stop Ebola before it spreads. Let's all come together and make that happen

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And this is what Twitter users had to say about his performance:

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