Instagram sensation and socialite wannabe Shakilla has finally apologised to footballer Victor Wanyama after making statements meant to tarnish his name.
In a video shared on her social media page, the socialite apologised to the footballer for falsely claiming that he slept with him for money.
She stated that she was drunk when she made the claims, adding that she has never met with Wanyama.
“My name is Shakila and I would like to take this opportunity to apologise to Victor Wanyama and say sorry for all the horrible things I said about him.
“I have never met Victor neither have I had sex with him. I was drunk at the time and was being foolishly excited about being on Xtian Dela’s live show,” she said.
Shakilla also apologised to the footballer’s family for any harm she caused them, further warning young people about the dangers of social media.
”I apologise to his family and I am sorry for any pain that I may have caused. I would like to take this opportunity to warn young people about the dangers of social media and the risks of being enticed into chasing fame by those seeking to exploit us and profit from our mistakes,” she added.
Finally, the socialite asked those who published the videos of the false statement to pull them down or face the law.
“To those of you who have published the videos of the false statement I said about Victor, I urge you to pull them down as legal consequences will be taken against you for publishing,” she stated.
This came months after Wanyama refuted claima that he slept with the socialite.
In a statement, Wanyama said the allegations were aimed at scandalizing his name and reputation.
“My attention has been drawn to a video circulating online containing false, fabricated and insulting allegations aimed at scandalizing my good name and reputation.
“I am prepared to go to great lengths to protect my good name and character. Consequently, and with the blessings of my management team, I have instructed my legal team to pursue all legal remedies available to me and to which I have the unreserved right to seek,” he said in a statement.
Shakilla came into the limelight after claimimg that she has slept with a number of Kenyan celebrities among them Victor Wanyama, Otile Brown, KRG The Don, Willy Paul, Khaligraph Jones, Brown Mauzo and Masauti.
She claimed that she charges between KSh 50,000 to KSh 200,000 for sleepovers and lungula.
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