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Cardi B wins $1M defamation suit against gossip blogger Tasha K

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Rapper Cardi B has won her defamation lawsuit against Latasha Kebe, a blogger and YouTuber known online as Tasha K, and has been awarded $1.25 million in damages.

The jury’s January 24 verdict concluded a two-week federal trial during which Cardi B testified that she had experienced extreme anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation due to Kebe’s claims. 

Cardi took Kebe to court in 2019 over dozens of videos featuring wild allegations, among which was the high- (or low-)light that the rapper B “f–ked herself with beer bottles” onstage when she was working as a stripper. Kebe also claimed that Cardi had prostituted herself, was addicted to hard drugs, was unfaithful to her husband Offset, and had contracted herpes.

Cardi testified last week that she felt “extremely suicidal” over Kebe’s claims. “I felt defeated and depressed and I didn’t want to sleep with my husband,” she added, chalking up fatigue, weight loss, migraines and anxiety to the ordeal.

“Only an evil person could do that s–t,” Cardi reportedly said, subsequently apologizing to the court for her language.

The rapper also disclosed that the herpes rumor in particular dogged her online, as some of Kebe’s million-plus followers harassed her over pictures of her kissing daughter Kulture on the lips and called her “Herpes B.”

Kebe reportedly admitted in court that she had knowingly published lies about the rapper, but attempted to walk that statement back when her attorneys examined her. Ultimately, jurors sided with Cardi B on all three claims of defamation, invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

They allotted $1 million for “general damages (pain and suffering and/or reputational injury)” and $250,000 for medical expenses. Tuesday proceedings will determine whether Tasha K will also owe more punitive damages or need to pay for Cardi B’s legal expenses.

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I’m a woman now. I’m not a lesbian – Bobrisky tells girls who want to date him

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Cross-dresser, Bobrisky has informed ladies flooding his DM with proposals that he can’t date them because he is now a woman. 

“Dis is a public announcement. I have plenty girls in my DM telling me they want us to date bla bla. I’m a girl now so how do you want us to date? I’m not a lesbian now.” he wrote. 

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Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker tie the knot in fairytale Italian wedding

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Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker have tied the knot in front of friends and family at a stunning Italian wedding.

The pair, who got engaged in October, are saying ‘I do’ at the ancient Castello Brown fortress in Portofino on Sunday with Kourtney looking stunning in a white short lace Dolce & Gabanna dress which had a cathedral veil.

Reality star Kourtney, 43, and Blink 182 rocker Travis, 47, have rented out the seaside compound of Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana., to celebrate in style with their family friends.

The entire Kardashian-Jenner and Barker clan have been invited and have been seen living it up in the picturesque seaside town ahead of the ceremony.

Kourtney has posted a series of snaps on Instagram after the wedding ceremony, where she gushed about her future with Travis.

The reality star proudly proclaimed “happily ever after” as she is seen kissing Travis at the altar after exchanging vows.

Momager Kris Jenner and Kourtney’s sisters Kim, Khloe, Kendall and Kylie have been snapped dressed in an array of head-turning outfits as they move between various yacht parties and five star dinners over the weekend of celebrations.

Kourtney’s new stepdaughter, Alabama, was the first to post photos of the ceremony on social media as she shared some snaps on her Instagram Story.

She shared a selfie with Kourtney, with the bride dressed in her lace veil as well a pic and a video of her dad Travis at the altar as he tied the knot with his new wife.

Kris Jenner walked her daughter down the aisle, wearing a pink gown, while Kourtney carried red roses.

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Singer 2Baba visits late Sound Sultan’s grave in United States of America

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Nigerian music icon, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2Baba, has paid a visit to the grave site of his late colleague, Sound Sultan.

In the video shared via his Instagram page on Monday, Idibia was joined by other friends of the late singer to pay tribute to the deceased by laying flowers on the tomb

“Went to pay my respect to my brother Sound Sultan. With my brothers @emmaugolee @amfrankiej @blackahrank.

“July 11, world Sultan day. Blessed #grateful #warrior. We miss you my dear friend @soundsultan. Olanrewaju Fasasi. Bless up,” he wrote in the caption.

Born Olanrewaju Fasasi, the Natural Something singer passed away in July last year after battling Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.

He is survived by his wife, Farida Fasasi, and their three children.

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