Cardi B testifies she was ‘suicidal’ after Tasha K’s allegations
Cardi B spoke about her sanity as she took a stand in her libel lawsuit against Tasha K, a YouTuber with over a million subscribers who Cardi says has spread false rumors about her.
On January 13, Cardi, born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, appeared in a Georgian court to testify how Tasha’s alleged defamatory messages took a toll on her well-being. According to Billboard, the 29-year-old rapper told a federal jury she felt “extremely suicidal” and “helpless” amid the allegations, leading her to develop fatigue, anxiety and migraines.
Cardi is also said to have said that she never felt suicidal before Tasha’s claims and that she had struggled in her relationship with her husband. Gap, with whom she shares two children, following the YouTuber’s videos.
She testified, according to TMZ, “I felt defeated and depressed and didn’t want to sleep with my husband.”
The Grammy winner has filed a lawsuit against Tasha, whose real name is Latasha Kebe, in 2019. In court documents obtained by E! News, Cardi and her legal team alleged that Tasha used her YouTube channel to “spread malicious rumors, slanderous claims and false information about celebrities” for financial gain.