Cardi B Says She Felt ‘Extraordinarily Suicidal’ As She Testifies In Libel Trial In opposition to YouTuber


Cardi claims vlogger Tasha Kebe was behind the malicious content material, which included stunning claims of the rapper’s intercourse life.

Cardi B, testified in her libel case in opposition to YouTuber Tasha Kebe on January 13, telling a federal jury she felt “suicidal” after Kebe allegedly unfold malicious lies concerning the rapper. Taking the witness stand in a Georgia court docket on the fourth day of the trial, the 29-year-old “Bodak Yellow” singer revealed how the stunning claims, together with Cardi B contracting sexual illnesses, had taken a devastating toll on her. “I felt extraordinarily suicidal,” Cardi B mentioned, in line with Billboard.

Cardi B attends Paris Style Week in 2019. (Beretta/Sims/Shutterstock)

Cardi went onto say she felt “helpless” as Kebe continued to make use of her platform — which has amassed practically 1 million followers — to unfold the alleged falsehoods. She additionally mentioned she suffered “fatigue, nervousness, weight reduction and migraines,” per the outlet. “Solely an evil particular person may try this s***,” Cardi continued, earlier than apologizing for utilizing profanity.

Whereas the alleged libelous incidents have been taking place quickly after Cardi welcomed daughter Kulture with husband Offset, the hitmaker emotionally defined the way it affected her vanity. “I felt defeated and depressed and I didn’t need to sleep with my husband,” she defined, in line with TMZ . She even went as far as to say that she felt like she “didn’t deserve” Kulture on the time.

Within the lawsuit filed in March 2019, Cardi claims Kebe tried to financially capitalize on spreading lies concerning the entertainer, resembling alleging Cardi was a prostitute, was untrue to Offset, used cocaine, and contracted herpes and HPV. One in all Kebe’s video cited within the lawsuit features a assertion that Cardi B “f***** herself with beer bottles on f****** stripper levels.”

Courtroom paperwork reveal Cardi alleges the “degrading and harassing” remarks started round April 2018, when Kebe posted a video claiming Cardi and Kulture’s being pregnant may lead to a child born with particular wants. “Kebe grew to become obsessive about slandering and harassing [Cardi]. Within the 16 months previous the submitting of this lawsuit, Kebe put out a minimum of 38 movies concerning [the rapper],” the lawsuit alleges.

The trial will proceed till January 18, probably with extra testimony from Cardi. HollywoodLife will maintain you up to date.

When you or anybody you understand is experiencing suicidal ideas, attain out to the Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255, or dial 988) at no cost, confidential help and sources 24/7.

 

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