Nelly Blames Himself For Recent Drug Related Arrest: I feel the need to take responsibility.

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Nelly (real name Cornell Haynes) is breaking his silence. The 40-year-old rapper/turned actor is facing felony drug charges after an arrest in Tennessee on Saturday morning. Nelly took to Instagram, sharing his thoughts about what took place: He writes:

Although I am unable to speak to the legal specifics and my attorney has put out a preliminary statement, I feel the need to take responsibility for my choices in needing to be more aware of all the people I associate with and allow onto my property while committing to making better choices moving forward. While my instinct of course is to be accessible to my friends, fans and acquaintances, The last

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