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WATCH: Kevin Hart admits to cheating?

Kevin Hart and wife Eniko Parrish. Picture: Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP

Kevin Hart and wife Eniko Parrish. Picture: Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP

Published Sep 18, 2017


Kevin Hart has sent "many apologies" to his wife and children after he was allegedly targeted in an extortion attempt over a sexually-suggestive video.

The 'Central Intelligence' star - who has Heaven, 12, and Hendrix, nine, with ex-wife Torrei and is expecting a baby with spouse Eniko Parrish - posted an emotional video on Saturday, September 16, in which he discussed his "mistakes" and claimed there was someone trying to make "financial gain" from his past antics.

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He said in the Instagram post: "I'm at a place in my life where I feel like I have a target on my back.

"And because of that I should make smart decisions. And recently, I didn't. You know, I'm not perfect. I'm not going to sit up here and say that I am or claim to be in any way shape or form.

"And I made a bad error in judgement and I put myself in a bad environment where only bad things can happen and they did. And in doing that I know that I'm going to hurt the people closest to me, who've I talked to and apologized to, that would be my wife and my kids.

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"And I just, you know, it's a s***ty moment. It's a s***ty moment when you know you're wrong and there's no excuses for your wrong behaviour.


"At the end of the day man, I just simply have got to do better. But I'm also not going to allow a person to have financial gain off of my mistakes and in this particular situation that was what was attempted. I said I'd rather fess up to my mistakes."

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The 38-year-old actor vowed to "do better" for the sake of his family.

He captioned the post: "Sending so many apologies to my wife & kids. I gotta do better and I will. I'm not perfect and have never claimed to be ...I love you all."

Kevin's spokesperson refused to reveal the details of what the actor was responding to.

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They said in a statement: "Someone tried to set Kevin up in a failed extortion attempt. As law enforcement is involved, we cannot comment further as it could affect the investigation."

However, according to TMZ, a woman demanded money from the actor to stop her from releasing a video featuring "sexually suggestive" conduct, though it is not a sex tape.

Sources told the website there are several clips, with one showing Kevin and an unnamed woman "getting cosy" in a club, before it cuts to a bed, where sounds can be heard but no one is visible. The third clip shows two people in a room, where one of them looks "vaguely like Kevin".

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