Cardi B felt ‘extremely suicidal’ while testifying against YouTuber in libel trial

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Los Angeles: Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B recently opened up about her mental health as she testified in her defamation lawsuit against Tasha, a YouTuber whom Cardi claims spread false rumors about her Used to be.

During testimonies in her defamation case against Latasha Kebbe (aka Tasha Kay), a YouTuber with over a million subscribers, Cardi said she felt “helpless” because the social media personality allegedly criticized her. Online rumors spread, including allegations. contracted herpes, People magazine reported. Testifying in Georgia on Thursday, the rapper told a federal jury how Kebbe’s allegations, which claimed Cardi had sexually transmitted diseases, affected her.

“I felt extremely suicidal,” shared Cardi, adding that she also felt “helpless.”

Cardi said, according to TMZ, “I felt defeated and depressed and I didn’t want to sleep with my husband.” She also explained that she felt she “didn’t deserve” her daughter Kulture, whom she and Migos rapper Offset welcomed in July 2018.

The ‘Hustlers’ star said she suffered from fatigue, weight loss, migraines and anxiety as Kebe spread such rumors to his YouTube followers in videos uploaded in 2018 and 2019.

“Only a wicked person could do that,” Cardi said while apologizing to the judge for using profanity. According to Rolling Stone, her lawsuit against Kebbe began on Monday. In her lawsuit filed in March 2019, Cardi accused Kebbe of making “malicious” claims against her, such as accusing the rapper of being a prostitute, cheating on her husband, using cocaine, and contracting herpes and HPV. Doing.

Cardi said that Kebbe deliberately tried to “destroy” her career by making “false” claims about her.

She alleged that the “derogatory and disturbing” remarks first began around April 2018, when Kebbe shared a video via her YouTube channel unWinewithTashaK, which claimed that the special resulted in Cardi’s pregnancy with Kulture. There can be a child born with needs.

“Kebe became obsessed with slander and harassing [Cardi], In the 16 months prior to filing this lawsuit, Kebbe released at least 38 videos [the rapper],” the lawsuit alleges. It noted that a video shared in September 2018 garnered 4 million views, which is “significantly” larger than Kebbe’s audience, “according to the complaint.”

Kebbe has denied any wrongdoing and has filed her own lawsuit against Cardi for assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress, alleging that Cardi began “public trash” on the Internet. “, as a result of which Kebbe was allegedly threatened.

Judge William M. Ray II dismissed Kebbe’s charges in July.

“Kebe has failed to produce any evidence that Plaintiff himself threatened Kebbe or made him believe she would harm him,” they determined at the time.

First published:January 14, 2022, 7:51 pm



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