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SportMLS cuts ties with rapper Sheck Wes after allegations of domestic assault

21:25  12 february  2019
21:25  12 february  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Sheck Wes' former girlfriend, Justine Skye, wrote a tweet Monday night addressed to Sheck Wes, which said "you beat women" and "you hit your girl before me and you'll do it again."

Skye also accused Sheck Wes of stalking her and her friends and said acquaintances of his attacked her and friends she was with.

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Sheck Wes denied the allegations via Twitter early Tuesday morning.

"I’ve chosen to remain silent until now out of respect for actual victims of abuse," Sheck Wes wrote. "But I cannot stand by while lies are repeatedly told about me. I never hit or beat any women and I did not beat up or jump anybody."

MLS was scheduled to go live with promotional materials for the upcoming season on Tuesday morning that featured Sheck Wes. The "Our Soccer" campaign was launched, though the video featuring Sheck Wes was not released on the MLS YouTube page. Other videos featuring Prince Royce and producer/DJ TOKiMONSTA were released.

In an emailed statement issued Tuesday morning, the league wrote: “In light of the recent news regarding Sheck Wes, he is no longer part of the campaign.”

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: MLS cuts ties with rapper Sheck Wes after allegations of domestic assault

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