In a recent interview with Huffington Post, Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr better known as Nelly is still expressing some ill feelings against Spelman College’s boycott of his 2004 bone marrow drive on the campus due to his sexually explicit “Tip Drill” video. The bone marrow drive was to support his sister, Jacqueline Donahue, who died in 2005.
“The Spelman thing, the only thing I feel I would’ve did different is kick somebody’s ass…that’s just how it felt to me, Pimp,” he said to host Marc Lamont Hill. “I don’t have my sister. And I doubt it if half of those girls are still campaigning for what they quote, unquote took advantage for that opportunity for.”
“You [protesters] robbed me of a opportunity. Unfairly, my brother. Because we could’ve still had your conversation after I got my opportunity, but it could’ve been somebody that was coming to that bone marrow drive that day, that was possibly a match for my sister. That didn’t come because of that…”
Check out more of Nelly’s candid interview at HuffPost Live HERE.