Daddy Yankee Robbed Of Millions in Jewelry In Spin
Daddy Yankee, most recently known for smash his 2017 hit “Despacito,” was reportedly robbed of $2.3-million worth of jewels after a man posing as him had hotel staff in Spain open the room’s safe.
The robbery was later confirmed by the artist’s press office in a tweet on Thursday.
“The press office @daddy_yankee confirms that the artist has been a victim of robbery while he was outside his hotel in Valencia, Spain. A law firm has already been hired and no further declarations will be given so as not to hinder the investigation in any way,” the translated tweet read.
Local media explained that a man posing as Daddy Yankee asked the staff at Meliá Valencia Hotel, where the real Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez — Daddy Yankee’s real name — was staying, to open the room’s safe, the BCC reported.
The rapper reportedly discovered the missing jewels on Tuesday night and immeadiately contacted authorities. The publication also reported that two rooms were robbed — one with the safe containing the jewels and the other with thousands of dollars in cash.
Despite the major theft, Daddy Yankee is currently on the road in Europe and will continue his tour.