Teairra Mari Talks 50 Cent Legal Battle, Humiliation From Leaked Sex Tape

Teairra Mari stopped by Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club Tuesday (May 7) to talk about the money that she owes 50 Cent, and the sex tape that started their legal battle. The Detroit native has been ordered to pay Fif $30,000 in legal fees after she attempted to sue him for sharing explicit footage of her on social media.

Mari estimates that she has already spent about $15,000 on her own legal fees, and she doesn’t have the money to pay the debt to Fif. “I paid him 50 Cent the other day,” she joked.

In January, a judge tossed Mari’s revenge porn case because she failed to appear in court. Last month, a warrant was issued for Mari’s arrest over the money that she owes.

The “I Ain’t Got It” singer accuses her ex, Akbar Abdul-Ahad, of posting the explicit footage to her social media account and conspiring with Fif, who also posted the footage on his account. She went on to explain meeting with her ex after she announced the lawsuit. The meetup caused her former lawyer, Lisa Bloom, to drop the case against the G-Unit boss.

“She just said it looked crazy. She dropped the whole thing..but on top of that I couldn’t get anybody else to pick the case back up…so the judge [said] ‘you lost, you have to pay his [50 Cent’s] legal fees.’”

When asked if she’s frazzled by the 43-year-old rapper, Mari replied, “No…he makes me laugh. He tickles me. He’s actually been bringing out my funny side.”

Although she missed a previous court date due to her grandfather’s funeral, her lawyers were able to get an extension. Mari will head back to court later this month.

As for her decision to sue the Queens native, Mari claims that her lawyer encouraged her to go after him in court. She also had to send cease and desist letters to porn websites to have the tape removed.

“I was humiliated for the world to see,” she said. “It happens but mine was on a platform, not only social media but T.V. It was like a double whammy.”

Check the video above for the full interview.

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Black Trans Woman Bee Love Slater Found Burned Alive In Florida

Over the weekend, the body of Bee Love Slater, a 23-year-old transgender woman was found burned beyond recognition inside a car. According to reports, Slater is the 18th trans woman to be killed this year.

Hendry County investigators said as of now the investigation into Slater's death is ongoing. They cannot title it a hate crime until a clear motive has been established, but Slater's best friend, Kenard Wade thinks the vicious manner of her death is a clear sign.

"She had a really, really good heart," Wade told CBS Fort Myers affiliate Wink. "She would never harm anyone, never put anyone in harm's way. How could someone go to that extreme to get rid of her?"

Wade continued and said Slater received several death threats because she's trans and expressed a desire to leave the area for safety reasons.

Slater's death falls in line with an on-going trend of violence against trans women, particularly black trans women. The Human Rights Campaign states 18 trans women have been murdered in 2019, while 26 members of the trans community were killed in 2018 and 29 trans deaths were recorded in 2017.

CBS News reports that the week of Slater's death, Bailey Reeves, 17 transgender teen was shot and killed in Baltimore on Labor Day.

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T.I. Grills Candace Owens On Trump's 'MAGA' Slogan At The Revolt Summit

T.I. had one pressing question for Candace Owens during the 2019 Revolt summit that Owens couldn't quite answer. The two-day conference held in Atlanta brought together music executives, activists, and entertainers to discuss hip-hop, it's power, the current climate of the genre and to network. However, with the 2020 presidential elections nearing politics were also a hot topic.

For Saturday's (Sept. 14) Hip Hop and Politics panel hosted by Jeff Johnson, T.I. asked the conservative commentator to explain Donald Trump's campaign slogan. "When you say Make America Great Again, which period are we talking about?" Tip questioned. "[Is it] the period when women couldn't vote? The period when we were hanging from trees? The crack era? Which period in America are you trying to make great again."

The 30-year-old Connecticut native said: "I actually think that I would totally rock a hat right now that says Make Black America Great Again," which prompted T.I. to interject and restate the original question.

"Which period was America great that we're trying to replicate? Which era was it? Tell me." T.I. questioned. With an excited audience, Owens' attempt to explain Trump's slogan didn't go so well.

Watch the clip below.

@Tip was not trying to hear it from black white supremacist #CandaceOwens #Diddy #Revolt pic.twitter.com/SfJ0Rvd9SM

— MMS Online (@MMS_Online_) September 15, 2019

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Megan Thee Stallion Signs To Jay-Z's Roc Nation

Just weeks after Megan Thee Stallion was seen with Jay-Z in New York, the breakout Houston rapper has announced her affiliation with Roc Nation.

"I would like to announce that I am officially apart of the @rocnation fam," she said Friday (Sept. 13) with a photo of her and Mr. Carter. "The grind don’t stop!" The rapper has had quite the summer thanks to the release of her recent project, Fever along with monster singles "Hot Girl Summer" with Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign as well as "Cash Shit" with DaBaby.

In addition to her climb to the Billboard charts (both singles made the Hot 100 chart), the rapper made a splash at New York Fashion Week with hangouts with Anna Wintour and a performance at Rihanna's Diamond Ball.

Megan sent subtle hints with her signing to Roc Nation. After all, she drives the boat with D'usse and was recently seen with Jay-Z at Puma's 5th Avenue opening in August.

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I would like to announce that I am officially apart of the @rocnation fam!!! The grind don’t stop ! #realhotgirlshit

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