Cardi B opened up about her psychological well being as she took the stand in her libel swimsuit in opposition to Tasha Okay, a YouTuber with greater than 1,000,000 subscribers who Cardi claims has been spreading false rumors about her.
On Jan. 13, Cardi, born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, appeared in a Georgia courtroom to testify how Tasha’s alleged defamatory posts took a toll on her well-being. In keeping with Billboard, the 29-year-old rapper advised a federal jury that she felt “extraordinarily suicidal” and “helpless” amid the allegations, leading to her creating fatigue, anxiousness and migraines.
Cardi additionally reportedly mentioned she had by no means felt suicidal previous to the Tasha’s claims, and that she struggled in her relationship along with her husband Offset, with whom she shares two youngsters, on account of the YouTuber’s movies.
She testified, per TMZ, “I felt defeated and depressed and I did not wish to sleep with my husband.”
The Grammy winner filed her lawsuit in opposition to Tasha, whose actual identify is Latasha Kebe, in 2019. In courtroom paperwork obtained by E! Information, Cardi and her authorized workforce alleged that Tasha used her YouTube channel to “unfold malicious rumors, slanderous assertions, and false details about celebrities” for monetary acquire.