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'Despacito' star Daddy Yankee robbed of jewellery worth more than USD 2 million

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"Despacito" has more than USD 2 million jewellery stolen from his hotel room.

The 41-year-old was out of his hotel when a man allegedly pretending to be him gained access to his room in Valencia,

"Daddy Yankee's press office confirms that the artiste has been victim of a robbery while he was out of his hotel in Valencia, A firm has been hired and there will not be any more statements in order to not hinder the investigation," the rapper's tweeted.

According to local outlet Las Provincias, the thief allegedly entered the two rooms and took jewellery worth over USD 2 million and around USD 2,500 in cash from two separate rooms, the outlet reports.

The "Gasolina" is currently on tour in for his song "Dura," which has taken the internet by storm. The video for the song has reached over a billion views on so far.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 15:30 IST