Cardi B took the stand in her libel trial towards LaTasha Kebe on Thursday, telling a jury that she was “suicidal” over alleged lies the YouTuber unfold about her.
“I felt extremely suicidal,” Cardi B stated on the witness stand in Atlanta, including that she felt “helpless” after Kebe claimed to her a million followers that the rapper had herpes, Billboard reported.
The “WAP” rapper claimed that the feedback made by Kebe, who goes by Tasha Ok, affected her relationship with her husband Offset as a result of she was in such a darkish place.
“I felt defeated and depressed and I didn’t want to sleep with my husband,” Cardi, 29, advised the jury, including that the ordeal induced her to undergo fatigue, weight reduction, migraines, and anxiousness and finally needed to search assist from a therapist.
“Only an evil person could do that s–t,” Cardi reportedly stated earlier than apologizing for her language.
Cardi — who filed the lawsuit towards Tasha Ok in 2019, additionally claimed that the herpes rumor led to followers questioning a photograph of the rapper kissing her daughter Kulture on the lips and allegedly led folks to name her Cardi “Herpes B,” in response to Billboard.
Cardi’s legal professionals accused Tasha Ok of spreading different false narratives together with that she cheated on her husband, used cocaine, was a prostitute, and that she “f–ked herself with beer bottles on f—king stripper stages.” Her attorneys advised jurors that the YouTuber knowingly revealed lies about Cardi for her personal achieve although Tasha Ok denies any wrongdoing.
The trial is about to adjourn Tuesday, Jan. 18.
Reps for Cardi and Kebe didn’t instantly return Page Six’s request for remark.