Big Sean says he would “never have done” the profanity-laden song “I Don’t F ̵
Speak with New York Magazine In an interview published Tuesday, the 32-year-old rapper shared about Rivera’s death and the song fans have long associated with their 2014 split.
“It’s a tough question because I’m still processing a lot of it,” said Sean when asked if he regretted the E-40 route. “I don’t feel comfortable talking about it because I want to respect it.”
“She has made such an impression on people and done so many great things in her life and career that it was painful to even have [song] be associated with her, “Sean continued, explaining that the song” was not a dissent for her “and that he played it for Rivera.
“She knew about it and she liked it,” he said. “We had a breakup that was very public and we were young and we forgave each other and moved on. If I had known something so tragic would have happened, I would never have done the song.”
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Sean and Rivera started dating in 2013 and got engaged in October that year. Sean broke off the engagement until April 2014, saying it was a “difficult decision” at the time.
Three months later, Rivera married Ryan Dorsey, with whom she shared their fourth son, Josey. She and Dorsey finalized their divorce in 2018.
Rivera accidentally drowned swimming with Josey at Lake Piru in Ventura County, California, in July. Her body was recovered from the lake on July 13, five days after she first disappeared.
Officials believe the joy Star rescued Josey and put him back on her boat, but couldn’t save himself.
Sean shared a moving tribute to his ex-fiancée a few days after their death was confirmed, saying he was still “in grief and in shock”.
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“Rest in peace, Naya, God bless your soul! Thank you for blessing us all with your talent and presence,” he wrote on Instagram, calling the actress a “hero”.
“You’re a hero! Not only because you saved your son, but also because of the barriers you tore down for so many people to feel confident and stand tall and proud when they can’t achieve that. ” their own, “continued the rapper.” I appreciate and appreciate everything that has ever happened between us to make myself wiser and better. “
“I am still grieving and in shock. I can’t believe this is real,” concluded Sean. “I pray for you and your family and I know that you will watch over and protect them. Rest in peace, naya”. “