Cardi B Testifies She Was Suicidal After Blogger’s Claims

Cardi B Testifies She Was Suicidal After Blogger’s Claims

Cardi B instructed a jury in a Georgia federal courtroom that she felt “extraordinarily suicidal” following a weblog put up which accused her of being a prostitute.

According to a Billboard report, printed on Thursday (Jan. 13), the Bronx, N.Y. rapper took the witness stand on the fourth day of her libel trial towards YouTube character and blogger Latasha Kebe, higher generally known as Tasha Ok. During the testimony, Cardi, born Belcalis Almánzar, mentioned she was distressed over the blogger’s alleged defamatory posts about her, which she felt would smash her repute.

“I felt extraordinarily suicidal,” Cardi B instructed the jury, including that she felt powerless over Ms. Kebe’s fixed slanderous posts about her. The Grammy-winning rapper mentioned over time she developed migraines, fatigue, weight reduction and anxiousness over the allegations.

“Only an evil particular person may try this shit,” Cardi B reportedly mentioned, earlier than apologizing for her profanity.

Cardi B could also be referring to a 2018 video interview Kebe did with an alleged ex-friend of the platinum-selling rhymer who claimed that Cardi was a prostitute and allegedly had herpes.

The publication moreover reported that throughout Cardi’s testimony, she vehemently denied she had herpes and recalled the precise hurt these claims brought on her. The rap mother of two youngsters described a hurtful incident during which she shared a photograph to social media of herself kissing her daughter Kulture on the lips and the deluge of hurtful feedback from customers asking whether or not it was okay for her to try this contemplating the herpes rumor.

Cardi’s libel case stems from her 2019 lawsuit towards Kebe during which she claims the video blogger slandered her identify in dozens of movies with surprising allegations. One video talked about within the lawsuit contains verbiage that Cardi B “fucked herself with beer bottles on fucking stripper phases.”

The jury trial started on Monday (Jan. 10) and is predicted to run till subsequent week. Cardi B‘s attorneys are anticipated to relaxation their case immediately earlier than adjourning till Tuesday (Jan. 18). Once that occurs, Kebe’s attorneys will get to name their very own witnesses, together with Cardi B for cross-examination.

XXL has reached out to Cardi B’s rep and her attorneys, Sarah Matz of Adelman Matz PC, and Lisa Moore, of the regulation agency Moore Pequignot LLC, for remark.

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