Tuesday 21 November 2017

'I gotta do better and I will' - Kevin Hart posts grovelling apology to pregnant wife and kids after 'mistakes'

The Get Hard star claims someone tried to extort money from him

Actor Kevin Hart arrives with Eniko Parrish at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Actor Kevin Hart arrives with Eniko Parrish at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has issued a grovelling public apology to his wife and children following 'mistakes'.

The 39-year-old star posted a video to Instagram on Saturday in which he apologises to pregnant wife Eniko Parrish and his two kids by his first wife.

He does not specify what exactly he is apologising for, but claims someone tried to extort money from him over his 'mistakes'.

"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," he said.

Actor Kevin Hart (R) and Eniko Parrish attends the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Actor Kevin Hart (R) and Eniko Parrish attends the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

"You know, I'm not perfect and I'm not going to sit up here and say that I am or claim to be in any way shape or form."

TMZ alleges that there is a video of Hart engaged in "sexually suggestive" behaviour with someone other than his wife although nothing sexual actually happened on camera.

Eniko Parrish and Kevin Hart. Photo: Instagram
Eniko Parrish and Kevin Hart. Photo: Instagram

"I made a bad error in judgement and put myself in an environment where only bad things can happen and they did," he continues in his post.

"And in doing that I'm going to hurt the people closest to me who I talked to and apologised to, [them] being my wife and kids."

He vowed to behave better in future and then claimed that he chose to come clean about his 'mistakes' rather than have anyone gain financially from them.

"It's a shitty moment where you know you're wrong and there's no excuse for your wrong behaviour," he said.

"At the end of the day Man I just simply 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 thats what was atempted.

"I said I'd rather fess up to my mistakes."

A rep for the actor told TMZ that the matter is being investigated by the police.

Last month Hart refuted claims he had cheated on his ex wife with his current wife.

Earlier in August Eniko wrote on Instagram that she had been with Kevin for eight years but Hart only divorced his ex wife Torrei Hart six years ago.

Torrei spoke to TMZ on Monday and hinted he cheated by saying "numbers don't lie".

Kevin seemingly addressed the rumours, without explicitly referencing them, in a series of videos posted to his Instagram story on Monday evening.

"That moment when you meet somebody on the street who knows more about your life than you. Huh? Huh?! But... huh?!" he said.

“Gonna be honest with you people, I’m at a point where I can’t even be shocked anymore. All I do is laugh, man. I had a person tell me what they thought was factual information about me while they were talking to me... Huh?!"

He went on to explain that he had opened up about his life "into great detail" in 2017 memoir I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons and in his stand-up comedy, asking viewers, "(Is that) still not enough? No? That's not enough?"

He concluded by promising he would be using the speculation to his advantage and working with it for his next stand-up show.

Kevin and Torrei, who share children Heaven and Hendrix, filed for divorce in 2010 and it was finalised in 2011. He married Eniko in August 2016 and they announced their baby news in May.

Several weeks prior to that he also refuted claims he was cheating on Eniko after he was spotted with a woman in a car.

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