Broward County, FL – XXXTENTACION’s mom Cleopatra Bernard has reportedly filed a lawsuit in opposition to 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 disappointment 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 the direction of his personal mom,” Bernard’s legal professionals Aaron Behar wrote within the authorized doc. “Given [Onfroy’s] horrific and emotionally disturbing accusations made purely out of spite, Plaintiff can’t merely ignore the harm the feedback have induced not solely to her status, but additionally to her monetary and enterprise endeavors as properly.”
In the article in query — titled “INSIDE JOB’ XXXTentacion’s sister claims rapper’s homicide was arrange by member of his inside circle” — Onfroy prompt somebody aside from the 4 males at the moment charged with X’s homicide was concerned in planning his demise.
“It was positively an inside job,” she mentioned. “There’s anyone 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 return and to do what they did. It positively 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.