Broward County, FL – XXXTENTACION’s mom Cleopatra Bernard has reportedly filed a lawsuit towards Ariana Onfroy, X’s half-sister.
According to The Daily Beast, Bernard believes an interview Onfroy gave to British tabloid The Sun about X’s June taking pictures demise implicated her in his homicide.
During the interview, Onfroy said his homicide was an “inside job.” Although she by no means particularly named Bernard because the orchestrator, Bernard thinks there’s sufficient confusion across the article that she determined to sue for defamation, libel and slander.
“It is with such unhappiness and regret that the tragic finish of [Bernard’s] son’s life needed to be muddied with the disgraceful and hatred [sic] phrases of his sister in direction of his personal mom,” Bernard’s attorneys Aaron Behar wrote within the authorized doc. “Given [Onfroy’s] horrific and emotionally disturbing accusations made purely out of spite, Plaintiff can not merely ignore the harm the feedback have brought on not solely to her popularity, but in addition to her monetary and enterprise endeavors as properly.”
In the article in question — titled “INSIDE JOB’ XXXTentacion’s sister claims rapper’s homicide was arrange by member of his internal circle” — Onfroy recommended somebody apart from the 4 males presently charged with X’s homicide was concerned in planning his demise.
“It was undoubtedly an inside job,” she stated. “There’s someone on the within that knew the place he was going to be and the precise time he was leaving for the murderers to know when to come back and to do what they did. It undoubtedly was arrange.”
X was killed in June exterior of RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Investigators initially deemed it a “random theft.”
Bernard is asking for upwards of $15,000 in damages.