Wyclef Jean made headlines recently with his new memoir Purpose, after he purposefully disclosed details about his affair with Lauryn Hill and alleging that she lied about the paternity of her first-born. Wyclef stated that the lies led to the breakup of The Fugees and caused irreparable damage to their friendship.
Although Lauryn Hill has yet to make a statement about the allegations, the father of her children, Rohan Marley, has taken it upon himself to set the record straight. Rohan called Wyclef’s accusations bullshit and a money-making ploy. “He knew from jump that was my son from the day [Lauryn] was pregnant”, is what he told TMZ. He also said that Wyclef and Lauryn did mess around before he came onto the scene, but during the time period in question, he spent countless hours in the studio with Lauryn so there’s no way there was ever an affair.
For what it’s worth, I’m actually glad Rohan is speaking out against Wyclef and defending Lauryn Hill. It gives some insight into their relationship, that has been kept under lock and key for so long. Unlike Wyclef, apparently Lauryn or Rohan isn’t into airing their dirty laundry just to sell a book which is what Rohan is blaming Wyclef of doing.
Do you think it was good that Rohan did speak out in support of Lauryn Hill?