Alcoholism is a serious problem for many celebrities. However, in the case of Kenyan celebrity known as Jaguar, his father chose is the victim of the liquor bottle. Jaguar’s father was recently taken to a rehab centre for alcohol addiction.
This is happening even as the singer, who was appointed as a director for National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA), continues to be in the forefront fighting alcohol abuse and addiction.
In a touching post, Jaguar wrote a somber message to fans and well wishers.
‘’Visited the Serenity spring center; A drug rehabilitation center in Nyeri where my Dad is currently undergoing rehabilitation due to alcohol addiction. It has been a long journey battling the addiction but I believe He is finally overcoming it.’’
Besides Jaguar’s father alcohol issue, the flamboyant singer was announced dead by some bloggers sometime in the past.
The report alleged that the musician had died from an accident along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway. The speculation sent panic among the Kigeugeu hitmaker until he had to come out to debunk the rumour.
According to a blog post on Tuesday, August 2, on one of the blogs that reported him dead:
“Through struggles working as a tout in Nairobi’s Matatus (Public Service Vehicles), and support from friends managed to complete school and became successful till he met his demise today morning in a grisly road accident along Sigona, Nairobi-Nakuru highway,”
The photos were taken from an accident which happened separately and it’s not in any way related to Jaguar. Countering the rumour, the singer posted on his social media accounts:
“Let me start by apologizing to all who may have been adversely affected by the rumors going round that I died after being involved in a car accident.
“I would like to assure you that I am alive and well, going about my work. Kindly ignore any texts messages going round suggesting the same.”
He also vowed to get the blogger arrested.
“I am in contact with relevant authorities who are investigating the matter to get the person(s) behind the article and the website,” said the Kigeugeu singer.
Read His Instagram Post Below:
Hi Friends, Let me start by apologizing to all who may have been adversely affected by the rumors going round that I died after being involved in a car accident I would like to assure you that I am alive and well, going about my work. Kindly ignore any text messages going round suggesting the same. If indeed the accident took place today, I share my sincere condolences with friends and families of those who were affected by it. I am in contact with relevant authorities who are investigating the matter to get the person(s) behind the article and the website. Anyone with information on the individual(s) behind this kindly get in touch [email protected] Thank you, Stay well Jaguar