Friday, May 11, 2007


Apparently Akon, who is currently under fire for underage dancing antics, lied about his actual age.

"Akon, who has gone from appearing on every third radio hit to appearing in every third Idolator post: A tipster writes in regarding the singer's oft-contested age, which both Rolling Stone and Wiki list as 25, but which has been the source of much Zeta-Jonesian speculation since his career took off:

"a friend who works at [well-known national magazine] was checking out Akon's age, and using some sort of database of prison records (since Akon claims to have been incarcerated, and indeed was) and it turns out that his age is not, as he claims, 25, nor is it 27 or even 31. Akon is 35 years old. His PR people put so much pressure on the editors that they wouldn't allow the actual factual in
the magazine"


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