Cardi B said that she “wants a chat”After winning a multimillion-pound defamation case against an online hater, Meghan Markle is now in a bewildering position.
This week, the 29-year-old superstar was awarded £2million in damages after being subjected to a “malicious campaign”YouTuber Tasha K. defames the victim
Cardi B took to Twitter following her win and posted: “I need a chat with Megan Markle.”
While the cryptic tweet didn’t specify the reason for the chat, fans believe the Grammy winner is referring to the Duchess of Sussex successfully suing Associated Newspapers Limited over the publication of a personal letter to her estranged father, Thomas Markle, last year.
The YouTuber’s lawyers claimed during the trial that they had waged an illegal campaign. “a campaign to damage and destroy [Cardi B’s] reputation among her fans and the consuming public”.
Cardi B’s lawsuit claimed Tasha K started making “degrading and harassing statements”In early 2018, he continued to do this, even falsely claiming that the star was a prostitute.
Tasha K, who hosts gossip site UnWineWithTashaK which has 1million subscribers, was previously made to pay damages of almost £1million.
On Tuesday, a jury in the state of Georgia ordered that she pay a further £1,109,625.00 in damages and £990,342.88 in legal fees.
The total she now has to pay to Cardi B is £3,027,405.38, documents obtained by the PA news agency show.
Lawyers claim the YouTuber used her platform to “publish and spread malicious rumours, slanderous assertions, and false information about celebrities…for her personal financial gain”.
Tasha K has denied any wrongdoing and attempted to file her own lawsuit against the Bodak Yellow hitmaker for assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress, alleging that Cardi “began to publicly trash” her online, resulting in her being threatened.
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