Soulja Boy Facing Defamation Lawsuit Over Car Crash
It seems that a rap feud with 2012 XXL freshman Hopsin, wasn’t the only thing Soulja Boy got into this summer. TMZ is reporting that the 22-year-old rapper was involved in a car accident on June 23 outside of the Beverly Center in Los Angeles, and is being sued for the incident.
According to Soulja Boy, Bobbiye Sullinger, struck his red Bentley when she tried to make a left turn at the same time the rapper was passing through the intersection. Sullinger, along with her passenger at the time, Herman Flowers, are jointly suing Soulja Boy for medical expenses, loss of income, and property damage.On top of the lawsuit for the accident, Sullinger and Flowers are also seeking defamation retribution, as they claim a video shot by Soulja Boy and later uploaded to Youtube and broadcast to his many Twitter followers, has negatively impacted her career and severely damaged her reputation.
In the video Soulja Boy surrounded by unknown acquaintances, refers to Sullinger and Flowers as racist. He then goes on to brag about his new Audi and the state of his Bentley. Soulja Boy attributes his remarks to Sullingers claim that he stole his Bentley. In initial reports, Soulja Boy denied being behind the wheel of his Bentley, before admitting that he was in fact the driver.
A judge has yet to preside over the case.
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