People said: Cardi B victim of a Privacy Invasion. Today (January 24), a federal jury ruling that YouTube videos and a woman’s social media posts about Cardi B were, in fact, damaging, ending a two -week trial and giving the rapper a cool $ 1.25 million.
Born Belcalis Almánzar, Cardi B sued Latasha Kebe in 2019 for a “malicious campaign” to damage her reputation. Kebe has posted several videos about the rapper with accusations ranging from unfortunate to bad, including that he cheated on his husband, that he contracted herpes, and that he “fucked himself in the beer bottles on the fucking stripper stages. ” In a trial that began Jan. 10 in Georgia, Cardi said she felt “suicidal” in the videos, stating that “only a bad person can do that shit.”
In addition to Cardi’s testimony, Kebe also stood up, admitting that he was aware of spreading lies about the rapper. At the conclusion of the trial, the jury found Kebe responsible for blasphemy, invasion of privacy by portraying a false light, and intentionally inflicting emotional distress. Kebe had a chance to appeal the decision, but for now, he owes Cardi $ 1 million in total damages and $ 250,000 in medical costs. Tomorrow, processes will begin to determine if he owes further damages, or if he will be responsible for Cardi’s legal costs.
Cardi B recently promised to fund funerals for those who died in the apartment fire in his native Bronx. He also contributed to the song “Bet It” in the Netflix series nasamdan, and has been with Lizzo for the former Song of the Week “Gossips.”